Mount Athos (Holy Mountain)
In 2005 Adam travel to Greece to study painting with Father Lucas. Mount Athos is a mountain on a peninsula, northern Greece. In Classical times, the peninsula. This World Heritage Site is home to 20 Eastern Orthodox monasteries and forms a self-governed monastic state within the sovereignty of the Hellenic Republic. Spiritually, Mount Athos comes under the direct jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. Though land-linked, it is accessible only by boat. The number of visitors is restricted and all are required to get a special entrance permit before entering Mount Athos.