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Çorum - settlement region of the Hittites & Romans

Çorum - settlement region of the Hittites & Romans

The Turkish city of Corum is located about 100 kilometers west of Amasya, a provincial capital with about 210,000 inhabitants, which belongs to the Black Sea region, although the coast is about 300 kilometers away.

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Shakespeare’s - playwright, actor and businessman

Shakespeare’s …

Understandably, we also wanted to use our stay in ...

Soap bubbles - an ancient toy for young and old

Soap bubbles - a…

Once again on the road in Erfurt, we not only had ...

Mechanical puppet theater at the Krämerbrücke in Erfurt

Mechanical puppe…

We took the tram from our accommodation to Anger, ...

The Three Knights – taken from the gallery Gernot Rammer

The Three Knight…

Once upon a time there lived three grand and of co...

Pontus Greek People - ancient Merchandisers

Pontus Greek People …

During our travels through the ancient places of T...

Mithridates VI - powerful king of Pontus

Mithridates VI - pow…

Mithridates (132 BC - 63 BC), known as Eupator Dio...

The Pliny Canal - an ancient canal project

The Pliny Canal - an…

“50 kilometers long, 150 meters wide and 25 mete...

Termessos and Bellerophon - Mythology

Termessos and Beller…

What armies could not do was possible for the grea...

Passengers at the piano - at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

Passengers at the pi…

It is no longer new idea, since there are several ...

An atmospheric evening in Budapest - Loreena McKennitt

An atmospheric eveni…

It is almost an eternity ago that Loreena McKennit...

Würzburg - Backdoor Connection at Wurzburger Hofbräu

Backdoor Connection …

As part of the "Hygiene Congress, Wound Congress, ...

The Vesela Druzina Orkestar - fascinating sounds of Davul

The Vesela Druzina O…

After the performance of the Calgija Sound System ...

Thistles - not just wild plants - a feast for the eyes in the garden

Thistles - not just …

Many gardeners see thistles just as weeds, but the...

Turkey is the largest hazelnut exporter in the world

Turkey is the larges…

Among all the hazelnut exporting countries in the ...

Apiaries and beehives - relics from the past?

Apiaries and beehive…

Insect and bee deaths due to environmental reasons...

Lily of the valley - can something so beautiful be poisonous?

Lily of the valley -…

The wonderful May air with blue sky, light wind an...

Warm apple crumble with vanilla ice cream and whipped cream

Warm apple crumble, …

If, despite the corona-related visitors restrictio...

Onion pie and fried duck? - delicious food in Poznan

Onion pie and fried …

Another day of the trade fair in Poznan had come t...

Baking in the caravan - Gugelhupf with grapes and almonds

Baking in the carava…

Bad weather - not in the mood for a walk or a bike...

Honey gingerbread - even if Christmas is not at stake

Honey gingerbread - …

Our friend Bertl had invited us for a walk in the ...

Bicycle-Travelling & E-Bike-Camping

Unstrut cycle path - from Roßleben to Memleben

28-11-2020

Unstrut cycle path - from Ro…

Again we wanted to do something like a half-day tour (a small picnic on the way ...

With the BTurtle and the HNF XD2 along the Alpe Adria bike path

11-12-2019

With BTurtle and HNF XD2 alo…

The Alpe Adria Cycle Path, also known as the Ciclovia Alpe Adria Cycle Path or t...

Biking and Hiking on the Longdendale Trail to Woodhead Tunnel

02-10-2019

Biking & Hiking Longdend…

After our friend Paul's visit, we drove to Glossop campsite and had our equipmen...

Albania - North Macedonia - Greece - Turkey - Cyprus

Alanya Museum - Bronze Age to modern surround findings

Alanya Museum - Bronze Age to modern surround find…

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The museum in Alanya, which opened in 1967, consists of two main sections, in wh...

Aladağlar Summit - Journey to the 3,000 metre peaks

Aladağlar Summit - Journey to the 3,000 metre pea…

04-01-2021 | Hits:89

Since the current wind conditions on Karadag were not suitable for paragliding, ...

Colyabrassos / Alanya

Colyabrassos - helenestic settlement next to Alany…

02-07-2020 | Hits:3272

This antique town, in Turkish Kücük Ayasofya, you reach by taking road  07-30...

Marmaris Backpacking Tour

Marmaris Backpacking Tour - Different Options

18-12-2013 | Hits:4053

1. Tour: Into the gardens of Bayır Mountain Village This very enjoyable walkin...

Bursa - at Uludag Mountains

Bursa at Uludag Mountain - short history!

14-12-2013 | Hits:4468

Bursa, the fourth biggest town of Turkey and capital of the district of Bursa in...

Counter flow heat exchangers!

20-12-2013 | Hits:3450

‘A passive house is a building in which a comfortable interior climate can be ...

Holy City - the Ancient Hierapolis

Holy City - the Ancient Hierapolis

16-04-2015 | Hits:4954

The ruins of ancient Hierapolis follow the 1200 metre long and 6 metre wide road...

Delphi - the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia

Delphi - the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia

28-01-2017 | Hits:2546

The sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, the "Athena in front of the Temple", is situate...

Germany - Austria - Switzerland - Italy - Great Britain

Visbek groom - mighty megalithic grave in Wildeshausen

Visbek groom - megalithic grave in Wildeshausen

27-12-2018 | Hits:736

Our tour through the north of Germany had led us, next to the visit of the still...

Royal Art and Freemasonry - Encounter in Vienna

Royal Art and Freemasonry - Encounter in Vienna

11-03-2020 | Hits:848

The visit to the Central Cemetery in Vienna, which was quite wet and cold but ex...

Hike through the Ochtum lowlands near Brokhuchting

Hike through the Ochtum lowlands near Brokhuchting

19-07-2017 | Hits:1329

Once again, we were visiting Laura and Jan, so we had the opportunity to explore...

From Billroda to Rastenberg - a hike in Thuringia

From Billroda to Rastenberg - a hike in Thuringia

26-03-2020 | Hits:498

In difficult times when contact with other people should be completely avoided, ...

Friedrichshafen - much more than just Eurobike and Outdoor Fair

Friedrichshafen - more than just Eurobike and Outd…

07-07-2018 | Hits:831

Although the Eurobike and Outdoor Fair were the official occasion of our visit t...

Weimar – a walk using lovely alley of pedestrian zone

Weimar – a walk using lovely alley of pedestrian…

05-05-2020 | Hits:421

After our so much impressing tour through the former Buchenwald concentration ca...

After the BEA Bern - a walk to the rose garden

After the BEA Bern - a walk to the rose garden

03-05-2019 | Hits:524

The rose garden above the old town is probably one of the most beautiful parks i...

A visit to well-known St. Lamberti Church in Oldenburg

A visit to well-known St. Lamberti Church in Olden…

09-03-2016 | Hits:3090

To the northwest of the Castle, in the center of Oldenburg, the architecturally ...

Serbia - Hungary - Czech Republic - Slovenia - Croatia - Poland

Belgrade - Ottoman Conquest and Turk wars

Belgrade - Ottoman Conquest and Turk wars

08-02-2018 | Hits:1592

For Sultan Mehmed II, after the fall of Constantinople, Belgrade and the complet...

Rewa Fishermen - boatmen from the fishing village

Rewa Fishermen - boatmen from the fishing village

01-11-2019 | Hits:488

The idyllic village Rewa is a Kashubian fishing village, which is first mentione...

Sinkholes - Red and Blue Lake next to Imotski

Sinkholes - Red and Blue Lake next to Imotski

27-09-2015 | Hits:6046

As an extremely interesting day trip destination Željka from Camp Galep had rec...

Gdansk - recreational and nature reserves line the bike paths

Gdansk - recreational & nature reserves line t…

02-07-2019 | Hits:875

The infrastructure projects funded by the EU in recent years have not just provi...

Another day trip to Imotski Dolines

Another day trip to Imotski Dolines

09-10-2015 | Hits:4551

During our first stay to visit the two sinkholes in Imotzki we had not found the...

The Stöckl - historical market place in Cheb-Eger

The Stöckl - historical market place in Cheb-Eger

22-08-2017 | Hits:1598

In the first part of the pedestrian zone of Cheb, formerly called Eger, the typi...

Hiking with Alaturka - from 2.06. - 07.06.2015 next to Omis

Hiking with Alaturka - from 2.06. - 07.06.2015 Omi…

06-11-2015 | Hits:5258

Meanwhile, after more than a year on the roads across the Balkans and in Turkey ...

Eger-Cheb - restored pedestrian zone and the time-gate

Eger-Cheb - the time-gate and renewed pedestrian z…

20-08-2017 | Hits:2371

Of course, we were curious about what would experience next to the historic buil...

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