Where the world turned upside down

… getting to the mount Getting from Athens to Mount Athos isn’t quite planes, trains and automobiles but it does take a bit of travelling. Tonight I’m in Thessaloniki, the working-class party city compared to the slow-motion decay of Athens....

To the mountain

I ‘m going to the mountain on Sunday. Despite an earlier refusal, I now have one of the places for Mount Athos available to non-Orthodox men. More to come…