Tag Archives: Vasiliou

1912 – May 10th: sunset at Ag. Basilou 

Yesterday in Chilandariou we went for a evening walk to Ag. Basiliou: an amazing place! And finally they removed the ugly and rusty scaffoldings at the South wall!Wim Voogd, 11/5

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1837 – Watercolours by Serbian artists of the ruins of Vasiliou

In 2015 we entered Mount Athos by boat from Ierissos. We passed the ruins of the small monastery of Saint Basil or Vasiliou. Vasiliou belongs to the Serbian monastery of Chilandariou. A couple of hundred meters inland the Milutin tower … Continue reading

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1757 – A northern approach to Agion Oros. Day one, part one.

As the starting point of our bi-annual pilgrimage to the Holy Mountain we chose to take the boat from Ierissos. It was our first departure from that more remote spot. The town lies on the northern shore of the Athonian … Continue reading

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