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Selimiye - Bedesten - Caravanserai

Selimiye - Bedesten - Caravanserai

The Selimiye Mosque is one of the most important mosques in Northern Cyprus, as almost all of the major Muslim festivals on the calendar are celebrated in it.

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Reflection: “Media and Freedom” conference in Izmir

Reflection: “M…

We were only too happy to accept the invitation of...

Nevfel Cumart - co-author and reviews

Nevfel Cumart - …

We, the entire Alaturka editorial team, are very p...

Max - the blackbird chick - Werner Koschan

Max - the blackb…

Whit Monday evening around 9:30 p.m., Night is slo...

Mausania at Lake Ohrid - author Michaela Sybertz on tour

Mausania at Lake…

A wonderful side effect of traveling by caravan or...

Johanniter – from the pilgrim hospital in Jerusalem to Rhodes

Johanniter – from …

Long before the First Crusade, merchants from Amal...

The Hospitallers - expansion and consequences to Europe

The Hospitallers - e…

In the first part of our article “The Hospitalle...

Reflection: “Media and Freedom” conference in Izmir

Reflection: “Media…

We were only too happy to accept the invitation of...

Water supply in the Roman Empire

Water supply in the …

The quality of execution in the Roman Empire is ab...

Saicur - a soundtrack against the absurd behavior

Saicur - a soundtrac…

SAICUR presents a soundtrack against the absurd be...

Strange Kind Of Women – visiting Meiningen

Strange Kind Of Wome…

Meiningen is located on the Werra in southern Thur...

Evening cabaret at the Rino campsite

Evening cabaret at t…

Some people are really spontaneous and willing to ...

Jon Davis – singer of Korn and fan of HR Giger

Jon Davis – singer…

Jonathan Howsmon Davis was one of the founders of ...

Spring awakening on the Ahr and Main

Spring awakening on …

Longer than ever before, is the almost convincing ...

Olive trees - cultural-historical examination of the olive tree

Olive trees - cultur…

During our return journey from Istanbul via the Da...

Blooming yellow gentian on the slopes of Walmendinger Horn

Blooming yellow gent…

Our hike up to the Walmendinger Horn was not only ...

Even the ancient Romans used the wood of the serviceberry!

Even the ancient Rom…

Right at the beginning of our project trip we met ...

Muskateller – a pleasure as a grape

Muskateller – a pl…

You probably don't necessarily have to be a wine d...

Dutch cuisine – fast food completely different!

Dutch cuisine – fa…

Hardly any national cuisine is free of influences ...

Swedish Kanelbullar – the slightly different cinnamon rolls

Swedish Kanelbullar …

In almost every international cuisine there are si...

Boza - an ancient, fermented soft drink

Boza - an ancient, f…

After our extensive and sweaty mountain hiking tou...

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 e-bike to the unicorn cave near Scharzfeld

03-06-2023

Riding the e-bike to the Uni…

Today is supposed to be the day, because our goal is the unicorn cave near Schar...

Unexpected encounter with a Mango Velomobile

07-07-2020

Unexpected encounter with a …

Often there are the unexpected things in the course of the day that lead to an e...

Germany - Austria - Switzerland - Italy - Great Britain - France - Netherlands

Encountering the Hübichenstein near Bad Grund

Encountering the Hübichenstein near Bad Grund

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A legend that is known far beyond the Harz Mountains reports that the Hübichens...

Crossing over the Brenner Pass down to Lake Garda

Crossing over the Brenner Pass down to Lake Garda

04-02-2021 | Hits:3350

The temperatures of the "winter" season in Augsburg were slowly approaching and ...

Coastal sea rescue - 150 years service to shipwrecked people

Coastal sea rescue - 150 years service to shipwrec…

15-09-2023 | Hits:440

After visiting Lütetsburg, high in the north of Germany, we also came to the po...

Meadow landscape - a walk along the Lossa

Meadow landscape - a walk along the Lossa

12-04-2020 | Hits:2260

Another walk has taken us along the Lossa creek, where we came across an almost ...

Albania - North Macedonia - Greece - Turkey - Cyprus

Rapsani: wine-growing region on the slopes of Mount Olympus

Rapsani: wine-growing region of Mount Olympus

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Shortly after leaving the motorway towards Larissa / Athens, you will find a sig...

On the way to Australia - a formative encounter

On the way to Australia - a formative encounter

19-12-2023 | Hits:460

We met Martina, Sven and Clara for the first time on the premises of the camping...

Our tour through the impressive fortress of Kruja

Our tour through the impressive fortress of Kruja

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After the visit of the Skanderbeg Museum which is inside the fortress of Kruja, ...

Galerius Arch - late Roman triumphal arch in Thessalonica

Galerius Arch - late Roman triumphal arch in Thess…

08-08-2016 | Hits:9051

The Roman emperor C. Galerius Valerius Maximianus was born about 250 BC as the s...

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

The Stöckl - historical market place in Cheb-Eger

The Stöckl - historical market place in Cheb-Eger

22-08-2017 | Hits:3676

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

Madonna of Rudolfov in the South Bohemian Aleš Gallery

Madonna of Rudolfov in the South Bohemian Aleš Ga…

22-02-2024 | Hits:49

We were to encounter another surprise during our visit to the Aleš Gallery in H...

World famous old bridge

World famous old bridge "Stari most" cro…

06-05-2021 | Hits:3548

Although the young state of Bosnia-Herzegovina, which emerged from the multi-eth...

Visit to the Split Archaeological Museum

Visit to the Split Archaeological Museum

29-10-2023 | Hits:399

Already during our first, short visit to the ruined city of Salona, Robi mention...

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