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Yalova on the Sea of Marmara - Istanbul by ferry

We were coming from Bursa on the D 575 towards Yalova. Since we only want to go on a day trip to Istanbul this time, we decided to take the speedboat ferry across the Sea of Marmara to avoid having to drive the much longer way around the bay of Izmit...

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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...

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...

Shakespeare’s - playwright, actor and businessman

Shakespeare’s - pl…

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

Carnuntum - the amphitheatre of the military city

Carnuntum - the amph…

We had walked back from Heidentor along Heidentorg...

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 ...

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...

The red flowering of the quince - springtime appearing!

The red flowering of…

This year, despite the pandemic with all its restr...

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 ...

Sauerkraut stuffed Pirogi - a specialty in Gdynia

Sauerkraut stuffed P…

We have already extensively reported about our vis...

Albania - North Macedonia - Greece - Turkey - Cyprus


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Street markets in Antalya

Street markets in Antalya

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Lot of emails of readers asking for street markets or open air  market in Antal...

Abdera - important trading center for Constantinople and Rome

Abdera - trading center for Constantinople and Rom…

10-08-2016 | Hits:1931

For our way back to Turkey we had chosen Skopje in Macedonia and Thessalonica al...

Syedra Ancient City - Alanya

Syedra Ancient City on the way to Gazipasa

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The ancient city of Syedra is situated on a hill between the present day village...

Sivrihisar

Sivrihisar

12-12-2013 | Hits:2995

Sivrihisar (Spalya, or Justianopolis as it was called by the Romans) is an Anato...

The antique town Naula in Mahmutlar

The antique town Naula in Mahmutlar

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More interesting is the antique town Naula in the middle of Mahmutlar. On the co...

Amphipolis - customs taxes on wood and mines made it rich

Amphipolis - customs taxes on wood and mines made …

17-03-2017 | Hits:1395

After our stop at the Monument of the Lion of Amphipolis, we continued along the...

Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

Mausoleum at Halicarnassus - Artemisia & King …

28-06-2016 | Hits:4477

The Mausoleum is the oldest of the ancient sites in Bodrum (originally called Ha...

In hiking shoes along the Albanian Alps

In hiking shoes along the Albanian Alps at Nec

01-11-2016 | Hits:2200

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

Germany - Austria - Switzerland - Italy - Great Britain

Visit of the Celtic Museum in Hochdorf - Celtic Hiking Trail

Visit of the Celtic Museum in Hochdorf - Celtic Hi…

03-06-2017 | Hits:1739

Very extensively we had visited archaeological sites from Greek and Roman antiqu...

Mountain biking in Vienna - From Campsite Wien West

Mountain biking in Vienna - From Campsite Wien Wes…

17-11-2017 | Hits:1179

If you would like to experience Vienna in a completely different way and not onl...

Jam free through the Alps - the Car Lock at Tauern

Jam free through the Alps - the Car Lock at Tauern

31-08-2016 | Hits:2702

En route to the Caravan Salon 2016 with their motor home, Toni and Alex Zampeta...

The monastery Church Andechs on top of monastery mountain

The monastery Church Andechs on top of monastery m…

19-08-2019 | Hits:438

After our extensive exploration of the garden area in front of the Klosterberg w...

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

Meeting at the Vitalis Church of Cologne - visit t…

26-04-2019 | Hits:478

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

Schönbrunn Palace

Vienna’s Dynasty Glory Lives with Schönbrunn Pa…

28-08-2014 | Hits:10011

Vienna is a city that has become the settlement location of the Habsburg Dynasty...

The Old Town Hall of Rottweil – live experienced history

The Old Town Hall of Rottweil – live experienced…

22-09-2019 | Hits:321

Another highlight for us was the visit to the Old Town Hall of Rottweil, about w...

Classic side car teams - driving technique on Grand Prix track

Classic side car teams - driving technique on Gran…

28-06-2018 | Hits:712

The legendary Nordschleife of the Nürburgring was classified as too unsafe for ...

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

Prague - join the Kingdom of the Railways?

Prague - join the Kingdom of the Railways?

07-11-2017 | Hits:1260

After some walks together with Jana and Lucinka from Prague, which had led us th...

A short visit to Warsaw Castle Square

A short visit to Warsaw Castle Square

23-03-2020 | Hits:671

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

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

Camping Center Belgrade - City tour with a convert…

10-10-2017 | Hits:1240

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

Republic of Poljica for Omiš

On the road through the former Republic of Poljica…

19-09-2015 | Hits:4900

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

Excavations in Siculi - Magna Grecia Part 2

Excavations in Siculi - Magna Grecia Part 2

28-09-2015 | Hits:5678

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

Paragliding Take-off in Omis

Paragliding Take-off in Omis - Paragliding Air Fes…

08-10-2015 | Hits:5771

Within the framework of our project "A journey of Intimacy and Culture along th...

Archaeological Excavations of the settlement of Siculi in 2015

Archaeological Excavations of the settlement of Si…

24-09-2015 | Hits:6185

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

Györ - The Archeological Meaning of Arrabonas

Györ - The Archeological Meaning of Arrabonas

06-12-2019 | Hits:378

In the area around Győr, once being the Roman military camp Arrabona, and along...

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