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THE CAVE OF ATHANASIOS

A cache by Stavros2 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 06/08/2011
Difficulty:
4 out of 5
Terrain:
4.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

The cave of one of the earliest monks on Agion Oros ( Mount Athos)

Athanasios the Anthonite was one of the earlist monks on Athos,in 958 he arrived at Mount athos and founded the monasteri Great Lavra. More information can be found here.

Athanasios lived in this cave for many years.

Now there live two monks in a skete.

Take care when you descend the 220 stairs on the cliff. After finding and logging the cache you can enter the gate and climb the stairs to visit the cave.
Please respect the monks privacy and keep quite.

The easiest way of going there is from the skete Timiou Prodromou, walk around the building and true the garden and follow the path behind the wooden gate at the solarpannels.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Evtug bs gur tngr ng ncc. 2.20z urvtug

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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