Muntele Athos și viața athonită. Eseu fotografic de Rick Findler, fotojurnalist la The Guardian
A monk looks toward Dionysiou from the ferry. Dionysiou, which was built in the 14th century, is one of 20 monasteries that are on the peninsula.
Monks chant a prayer at a midnight service
Father Iusif lights candles inside the church that he built.
Father Iusif prays inside his church.
A monk prays in the church of Pantokratoros.
A monk lights candles during a midnight vigil. Monks usually pray in the early hours of the morning as they believe this is when they are closer to God and their prayers can be heard.
A monk helps a general worker to build and repair new parts of the monastery to house the steady influx of pilgrims.
A monk makes a window frame.
A monk teaches a new arrival about carpentry.
Father Theophilos drives his car to the capital, Karyes.
A monk fishes outside of Xenophontos monastery.
Monks take deliveries to and from monasteries from the main port of Dafne.
Monks eat in silence in the refectory of Pantokratoros.
A monk in deep thought as he eats in silence in the refectory of Pantokratoros.
Monks leave the refectory of Pantokratoros.
Monks sit and talk as they make wine.
Monks look out from their cell, which clings to the cliffs of Karoulia
Because most of the cells are so inaccessible, supplies such as firewood and food need to be brought over in baskets suspended from ropes.
Father Iusif inside his bedroom at his cell in Karoulia.
Father Arsenios by the entrance of his cell. He has not left there for 64 years as he is too old and frail now to climbs the cliffs which surround his cell.
Twinings tea bags in the kitchen of Father David.
Bones belonging to the monk who previously lived at that cell is kept in a silver box. Even after death, the monk remains in the cell.
A monk starts the journey up the many steps toward his isolated cell.
Sursa: The Guardian
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