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1963 – Watching people in Karyes.

The first monk we saw in Karyes, the capital of Athos and the only village where no one ever has been born, was an old man, whom we had met before on several occasions. The poor wandering man has got … Continue reading

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1948 – article in Greek newspaper Ethnos about your webmaster and Athosweblog.com by Maria Ritzaleou

Soon after our last year’s pilgrimage I got in contact with Maria Ritzaleou, a Greek journalist who read our weblog and who wanted to interview me about my reasons and motives to visit the Holy Mountain and why I have … Continue reading

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1474 – Athos 2013

Tonight we are reuniting and reliving our Athos trip in september 2013. Showing each other photo’s, telling our adventures and drinking Greek wine.  On the left Jit Bakker, Gertjan and Wim Voogd. Also known as the Vienna group because they … Continue reading

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1453 – Morning at Mylopotamos

</a Just woke up at Mylopotamos. This is our 4th day on Agios Oros. Today we walk from Mylopotamos to Sk. Andreou were we shall spend the last night.

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1449 – Photo’s 1989

In 1989 I went to Mount Athos for the first time together with my two brothers and friend Jaap. Just recently Jaap digitized his photo’s in low res. It brings back memories. Leaving Gregoriou on our way to Dionysiou where … Continue reading

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1396 – a visit to Chromitsa 2011 nr 5: wine tasting by Tsantali

The main goal to our visit to Chromitsa was a winetasting at the Tsantali winery. Mr Christos Bitsios, the Tsantali manager who kindly showed us around and explained us everything about the history of the Tsantali company and the Chromitsa … Continue reading

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1376 – The top of Mount Athos

Begin october 2011 Peter, Jacques, Wim, Bas en Herman from Holland walked in app. 10/11 hours to the summit of Mount Athos afterwards returning to Skite Anna. Two started the trip from Skiti Prodromou. Three of us began the hike … Continue reading

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1072 – Athos-weblog in exhibit Thessaloniki

Today this exhibit opened in Thessaloniki: THE BLOGGERS’ MOUNT ATHOS: “23 photographers from 7 countries, visitors and pilgrims to Mount Athos capture the everyday life of the Monastic Community with their cameras and share their impressions on the (world wide) … Continue reading

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1000 – Post number 1000! Dear friends,

The idea of this weblog started with the preparations of our visit to Athos May 2007. At first we started writing in Dutch, but soon we got the hang of it and were aiming at a wider audience by using … Continue reading

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953 – Hope you will enjoy Christmas and best wishes for 2010

Thanks for visiting our blog (almost 50.000 visits in 2009) and your much appreciated reactions and comments. (photo: Pantokratos 2009 hv) Your webmasters: Herman and Wim Voogd ( in our favorite hotel in Ouranoupolis) Wim Voogd Panteleimonos 2009 (photo B. … Continue reading

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