Yesterday it was a National and religious holiday in Greece, 6th of January is the day Eastern Christians commemorate the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River, seen as his manifestation to the world as the Son of God. The spot marked by Al-Maghtas in Jordan, adjacent to Qasr al-Yahud in the West Bank, is considered to be the original site of the baptism of Jesus and the ministry of John the Baptist. This day is called Epiphany or Theophany ( Θεοφάνεια ) and it is the Second most Holy day after Easter. For this day there many traditions and customs that differs in each region but the most common is to go to the Church in the morning and we are gathering in beaches and lakes and anything you can imagine to throw a cross inside and some guys are also dive to try and catch it. Anyone that catches it first wins, i am not sure if you actually win something other than a praise of the ones gathered there. After all that are over we are going to taverns , cafes ,travelling etc , etc . And thats what i did today the day was sunny and the temperature even got to 17 Celsius. And the i reminded of the recent gem post i have found in the profile of @slobberchops about Urban Exploring and i tried to do the same , i was lucky i had my GoPro Hero 8 with me . Next time i will shoot with my Camera but today was really spontaneous.
So first stop was the Monastery Of Saint Dionysus the Olympian. Thas the new monastery there is on high in the mountains that was build in 1542 but it was really far and i will go another time.
What a view
Thats the entrance of the settlement of the monks but it was closed at that time