Just returned from Mount Athos

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Fr Spyridon:
Been back in the world for a week. It was my first time on pilgrimage to the Holy Mountain and it exceeded all my expectations. If you get the opportunity to visit I recommend you do. The fathers were entirely welcoming and friendly and the Mother of God hosted us all. Here are a few images:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__A8FKCfmhU&feature=share&list=UUkpBmkoZ6yToHhB8uFDp46Q

WPM:
Did you have to hike the trail to get there?...

Fr Spyridon:
Absolutely - walked for five hours one day and that cup of water tasted better than champagne at the monastery.

WPM:
Was there the Panagia Icon of the Mother of God?..

Cyrillic:
Quote from: Fr Spyridon on September 04, 2013, 03:09:30 PM

Absolutely - walked for five hours one day and that cup of water tasted better than champagne at the monastery.


The ouzo and the Turkish delight were even better  :)

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