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A continuing trend - upgrading the Citroën Acadiane camper

A continuing trend - upgrading the Citroën Acadiane camper

Now the inclined reader may say to himself, no, not even here with building instructions, hints and tips for converting a conventional car into a camper.

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Fords become bridges - the history of the settlement

Fords become bri…

Since people settled, there have always been certa...

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, ...

Fords become bridges - the history of the settlement

Fords become bridges…

Since people settled, there have always been certa...

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...

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...

Dondurma - typical Turkish ice cream from Maras

Dondurma - typical T…

Who of us adults and children is not a fan of ice ...

Culinary regional allocation of specialties in Turkey

Culinary regional al…

Traveling through Turkey always means dealing with...

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...

Bicycle-Travelling & E-Bike-Camping

B-Turtle: Travel Freedom with BT Voyage and e-bike camping

05-12-2019

BTurtle: Travel Freedom BT V…

We have had a number of occasions on using and reporting about the mini-caravan ...

Jean-Yves - Solar Trike and the Mini Caravan - just a try?

26-01-2019

Jean-Yves - Solar Trike and …

Tinkerers and hobbyists are numerous - sometimes you do it off with a tired smil...

Experience the north of Germany with the B-Turtle

18-02-2019

Experience the north of Germ…

Left and right along the dikes of the Elbe river or Buten or Binnen ... as peopl...

Albania - North Macedonia - Greece - Turkey - Cyprus

Open air Stalactite formations at Dursunbey Cayi

Open air Stalactite formations at Dursunbey Cayi

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During our exploration along the Dursunbey Cayi, we came across a small stream w...

The Selimiye Mosque in Edirne - Sinan

The Selimiye Mosque in Edirne - Mimar Sinan

16-07-2020 | Hits:299

Many buildings were built by Sinan, the master builder, during the Ottoman Empir...

Pamukkale • The Cotton Castle

Pamukkale - The Cotton Castle

12-05-2015 | Hits:5190

Pamukkale (Hierapolis) is both, a magical and spectacular natural site, unique i...

Rozafa Castle ruins - a legendary fortress at Shkodra

Rozafa Castle ruins - a legendary fortress at Shko…

27-10-2016 | Hits:5049

Our routes through Albania had led us through Shkodra several times, so we had, ...

Bourazani - walk along the Aoos River

Bourazani - walk along the Aoos River

29-11-2017 | Hits:1164

After the somewhat tricky descent from the heights of the Pindos due to the many...

Troy - Heinrich Schliemann - Archeologist & Discoverer

Troy - Heinrich Schliemann - Archeologist & Di…

02-08-2020 | Hits:372

Troy is probably one of the most well-known ancient cities. This is primarily du...

Kırıkkale and the Kızılirmak Nehri

Kırıkkale and the Kızılirmak Nehri

13-11-2020 | Hits:177

About 80 kilometers east of the gates of the Turkish capital Ankara is the city ...

Ohrid Lake - The place of the Living Fossils

Ohrid Lake - The place of the Living Fossils

03-07-2017 | Hits:1764

Together with Lake Baikal and Lake Tanganyika, Lake Ohrid is one of the oldest a...

Germany - Austria - Switzerland - Italy - Great Britain

Hiking from Kahla up to the Leuchtenburg passing Seitenroda

Hiking from Kahla up to the Leuchtenburg via Seite…

10-09-2017 | Hits:1815

In our article about the porcelain centre of Kahla, we had already mentioned the...

Gideon Baron of Laudon and the liberation of Belgrade

Gideon Baron of Laudon and the liberation of Belgr…

21-03-2020 | Hits:1116

Again, we noticed, there are connections that were unlikely at first, even if yo...

Discover Vienna by bicycle - from Camping Neue Donau

Discover Vienna by bicycle - from Camping Neue Don…

31-07-2017 | Hits:1770

Like in Bremen (we have reported) and many other cities, cycling in Vienna has ...

History Travel in the Capital of Art: Vienna

History Travel in the Capital of Art: Vienna

17-09-2014 | Hits:7586

Austria’s capital, Vienna is famous for its cultural events, magnificent imper...

Cross-country & sliding trails in the Harz - something for everyone

Cross-country & sliding in the Harz - everyone…

06-03-2018 | Hits:1004

Enjoy your winter holiday in the Harz Mountains and discover our cross-country s...

From Friesland crossing the Harz Mountains to Halle – Saale

From Friesland crossing the Harz Mountains to Hall…

07-03-2018 | Hits:984

Our stay in Friesland had extended more than originally planned due to the exten...

Rottweil – Kinzigtal Street and Dominican Museum

Rottweil – Kinzigtal Street and Dominican Museum

13-09-2019 | Hits:682

Since we learned that we have to be in Zurich on Saturday afternoon for an inter...

Nürburgring - Grand Prix Circuit - Through the Ahr Valley to Altenahr

Nürburgring - Grand Prix Circuit - Passing Ahr Va…

14-06-2018 | Hits:1026

After an eventful day with many great conversations and hundreds of historic mot...

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

Raab, Rabatz and Moson-Danube near Györ - lovely landscape

Raab, Rabatz and Moson-Danube near Györ - beautif…

28-08-2018 | Hits:1279

The term "City of Rivers", as the Hungarian city of Györ is sometimes called, c...

Tomb stones - Stecci at the wayside of Imotski

Tomb stones - Stecci at the wayside of Imotski

25-09-2015 | Hits:6475

We were coming back from Imotski on the way for camping in Omis on the open fiel...

Camping Center Belgrade - City tour with an old-timer convertible

Camping Center Belgrade - City tour with a convert…

10-10-2017 | Hits:1374

And even if the sign in the background suggests something else, we are actually ...

About the history of Eger - today Cheb in the Czech Republic

About the history of Eger - today Cheb in Czech Re…

20-08-2017 | Hits:3342

The first written reference about the town of Cheb in 1061 was made in a documen...

Balaton - Lake Balcsi - more than an intermediate destination

Balaton - Lake Balcsi - not just an intermediate d…

14-03-2018 | Hits:2217

Lake Balaton is located in western Hungary as it is the largest inland lake in E...

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

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

20-08-2017 | Hits:2485

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

Archaeological Excavations of the settlement of Siculi in 2015

Archaeological Excavations of the settlement of Si…

24-09-2015 | Hits:6409

We had learned and appreciated Robert and his team as part of our project journe...

Walk across the Margareten Island of Budapest

Walk across the Margareten Island of Budapest

07-08-2017 | Hits:1782

Our tour through Budapest also brought us to Margareten Island, the famous Danub...

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