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Çatalca - Population Exchange Museum

Çatalca - Population Exchange Museum

The establishment of a new museum in an old warehouse with the permanent exhibition on the history of the resettlement of Turks and Greeks from 1922-24 prompted us to visit the city of Çatalca in Thrace, about 50 minutes by car from Istanbul on the ...

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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

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...

Recumbent trike designed by AZUB - test drives in the Lednice

25-01-2019

Recumbent trike designed by …

In our report about the cycling routes in the Lednice region we had already anno...

BTurtle Station Lichtenau - Paderborn -

07-02-2019

BTurtle Station Lichtenau - …

Benjamin had been working in the camping equipment branch for some time, so we h...

Albania - North Macedonia - Greece - Turkey - Cyprus

Afyonkarahisar - Old City and the Black Castle

Afyonkarahisar – Old City and the Black Castle

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Our journey along the route of Seljuk Caravanserai chain this time took us to Af...

Trip to Van Lake and the surrounding area

Trip to Van Lake and the surrounding area

22-07-2020 | Hits:277

We, that are 20 members of the HÜR-TÜRK-Verein Alanya (Free Turkish-German Fri...

Skopje - First Excursion through the capital of Macedonia

Skopje - Excursion through the capital of Macedoni…

24-08-2016 | Hits:2312

Of course, we were excited in looking forward to our first impressions what woul...

Peaks of the Balkans - Long-distance trail passing Valbona

Peaks of the Balkans - Long - distance trail passi…

13-11-2016 | Hits:3320

The "Peaks of the Balkans" hiking trail is a 192 kilometer long hiking trail in ...

Wild Park in Izmir

Wildlife Park in Izmir - newly opened!

17-05-2015 | Hits:4402

It was a quick decision during our stay in Izmir to take a day off for visiting ...

In hiking shoes along the Albanian Alps

In hiking shoes along the Albanian Alps at Nec

01-11-2016 | Hits:2286

After our tour to the Ottoman bridge Ura e Mesit, we had continued along the riv...

After exploring Argilos - The Lion of Amphipolis

After exploring Argilos - The Lion of Amphipolis

05-06-2018 | Hits:2254

After a brief exploration of Argilos, a strong downpour had completely weakened ...

Çatalca - Population Exchange Museum

Çatalca - Population Exchange Museum

22-01-2021 | Hits:51

The establishment of a new museum in an old warehouse with the permanent exhibit...

Germany - Austria - Switzerland - Italy - Great Britain

Jubiläumswarte Vienna - a Sunday walk through the Vienna Woods

Jubiläumswarte - Sunday walk through the Vienna W…

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Sunshine and the urge to move had lured us up to the jubilee area into the Vienn...

Another hike - this time to Saaleck Castle

Another hike - this time to Saaleck Castle

08-08-2020 | Hits:345

Visit from our friend Philipp and his girlfriend Jule, with whom we had undertak...

Almost a family meeting - vintage meeting at the Nürburgring

Almost a family meeting - vintage meeting at Nürb…

09-03-2019 | Hits:548

We almost felt transported back to the early seventies and eighties, when it was...

Venice - tidal range causes high tide at St. Mark's Square

Venice - tidal range causes high tide at St. Mark…

30-08-2020 | Hits:492

On our way, following the A57 to Aquileia, which was accompanied by really heavy...

To the big Weir at the Weser river and huge barges lock

To the big Weir at the Weser river and huge barges…

19-11-2018 | Hits:648

Once again being guests in Bremen we went out for a long walk along the Weser du...

Meeting at the Vitalis Church of Cologne - visit to the churchyard

Meeting at the Vitalis Church of Cologne - visit t…

26-04-2019 | Hits:566

A meeting with Andreas should happen in Cologne, which was supposed to serve "ju...

Christmas pyramids – a sample from Eckartsberga

Christmas pyramids – a sample from Eckartsberga

05-12-2020 | Hits:128

And now they shine and turn again, the often-handcrafted wooden light roundabout...

Breitachklamm and Kanzelwand cable car in Kleinwalsertal

Breitachklamm and Kanzelwand cable car in Kleinwal…

12-01-2021 | Hits:165

Similar to the day before, we were getting up again by the first daylight that p...

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

Excavations in Siculi - Magna Grecia Part 2

Excavations in Siculi - Magna Grecia Part 2

28-09-2015 | Hits:5824

For several days, we now dwell in the region around the ancient Salona, take par...

Republic of Poljica for Omiš

On the road through the former Republic of Poljica…

19-09-2015 | Hits:5047

For traffic reasons Robi had chosen the route through the Valley of Poljica to O...

Rafting adventure on the river Cetina close to Radmanove Mlinice

Rafting adventure on river Cetina at Radmanove Mli…

05-10-2015 | Hits:5244

After a few hiking tours, it was now time to relax a little and even enjoy the p...

Belgrade - The strategic importance of the fortress

Belgrade - The strategic importance of the fortres…

14-03-2019 | Hits:2026

We were impressed by the size of the fortresses, which from the distance from th...

A short visit to Warsaw Castle Square

A short visit to Warsaw Castle Square

23-03-2020 | Hits:825

A business meeting with two entrepreneurs from Warsaw had led to a short visit t...

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

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

20-08-2017 | Hits:2380

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

Singidunum - Further urban development in the Byzantine Empire

Singidunum - development in the Byzantine Empire

09-11-2017 | Hits:1500

During the first half of the 4th century, Singidunum had a period of peace: the ...

Wine cellar Plže - Petrov and its cap vaults

Wine cellar Plže - Petrov and its cap vaults

31-03-2019 | Hits:818

It was just a coincidence and ultimately due to the increasing feeling of hunger...

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