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2121 – On our way to Lavra

A large proportion of the old monopati (footpath) and kalderimi (cobbled stone footpath) between Prodromou and Lavra still exists. It is situated a bit more uphill than the road. After the well the path descents to the new, concrete, road … Continue reading

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2117 – The source near Agia Triada

On the map the blue dot, the source, is not on the right place. The source between Prodromou and Lavra near the house of Ag. Triada is located on the side path. See the red arrow which I added. Coming … Continue reading

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2113 – Water in monasteries, sketes and in Karyes

Many monasteries have their own water source. A place were you can fill your waterbottles. Most sources have nice carved marble slabs, a place to sit and a metal drinking cup on a chain. In the Iviron source a doubleheaded … Continue reading

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2054 – the hike between Docheiariou and Xenofontos (with a small detour along the coastline)

On September 18th 2018 we walked the short track between Docheiariou and Xenofontos. With the detour it is only 2 km and it takes less then half an hour. First I will show some pictures at the beginning of the … Continue reading

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1968 – The miraculous vine of St. Simeon at Chilandariou by Cuville in 1918

This autochrome (1918) by Fernando Cuville shows a small part the Katholikon of Chilandariou on the left, the famous vine of St. Simeon is growing in the direction of the well. In the background the clock and the bell tower. … Continue reading

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