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Rudelsburg and Saaleck Castle - boat tour on the Saale

Rudelsburg and Saaleck Castle - boat tour on the Saale

As already announced in our article “Another hike - this time to Saaleck Castle”, there should be another experience besides the hike to Saaleck Castle: the boat trip on a tourist steamer back to Bad Kösen. ...

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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 ...

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...

Rigid sedge - this swamp plant contributes to silting up

Rigid sedge - this s…

Our hike along the Lossa creek not only gave us de...

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...

Zurek soup served in a bread bowl in Rewa

Zurek soup served in…

We were in Rewa with friends when we came across t...

Albania - North Macedonia - Greece - Turkey - Cyprus

Side’s ruins - Roman period with theatre building

Side’s ruins - Roman period with theatre buildin…

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Side’s ruins outside Selimiye are best reached by using the parking area by th...

Istanbul - Großstadt am Bosporus

Istanbul - Great City on the Bosporus

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The visitor to Istanbul has not only museums and well known historic and natural...

Schwammtaucher von Bodrum

Together with Sponge Divers in Bodrum / Turkey

30-06-2016 | Hits:6527

Turkey is the most important producer of bathing sponges. In May, the men of the...

Gazipaşa - still rural coined Green Area

Gazipaşa - still rural coined Green Area

25-05-2016 | Hits:2006

An excursion tour together with our co-author Detlef Heinzel, who has lived in G...

Xanthus – Capital town of Lycia

Xanthus – Capital town of Lycia explained by W. …

08-04-2016 | Hits:3610

Xanthus is mentioned by numerous ancient Greek and Roman historical geographical...

Elbasan - After Romans and Byzantines, Ottomans arrived

Elbasan - After Romans and Byzantines, Ottomans ar…

06-09-2016 | Hits:2527

Due to the expansion policy of the Ottoman Empire in the 13th and 14th century, ...

Drin, Buna and Lake Shkodra - potential for tourism of Albania

Drin, Buna and Lake Shkodra - potential for touris…

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Our first stay in Shkodra already had surprised us because of the huge Lake Shko...

Delphi - the Sanctuary of Apollo

Delphi - the Theatre and the Sanctuary of Apollo

13-01-2017 | Hits:2020

The further we follow the Sacred Road uphill and have passed the first treasures...

Germany - Austria - Switzerland - Italy - Great Britain

Bremen - Hike along Weser River to the historical market square

Bremen - Hike along Weser to the historical market…

22-06-2017 | Hits:1474

Despite sometimes dark, but quickly passing clouds, we used the next day for a l...

Museum Quintana - Romans and Archeology in Künzing

Museum Quintana - Romans and Archeology in Künzin…

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After our visit to the Roman Museum Boiotro in Passau, we had changed our plans...

Kitzingen glows - Christmas market and a short history

Kitzingen glows - Christmas market and a short his…

13-12-2016 | Hits:1845

In contrast to the past few years, the Christmas market in Kitzingen should be l...

The Krick Sea areas in the forest of Upjever

The Krick Sea areas in the forest of Upjever

17-02-2016 | Hits:2555

Due to local law situation and in return for huge amount of new construction are...

History Travel in the Capital of Art: Vienna

History Travel in the Capital of Art: Vienna

17-09-2014 | Hits:7267

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

Scheiblingstein - a Roman milestone in the Vienna Woods

Scheiblingstein - a Roman milestone in the Vienna …

09-03-2020 | Hits:613

The Wienerwald has also been populated by people since time immemorial. Neolithi...

Two days a year - Christmas Market in Iphofen

Two days a year - Christmas Market in Iphofen

03-12-2016 | Hits:2510

Once again we were guest at Brita, so, after a short over fly of the press relea...

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

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

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

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

A short visit to Warsaw Castle Square

A short visit to Warsaw Castle Square

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

Another day trip to Imotski Dolines

Another day trip to Imotski Dolines

09-10-2015 | Hits:4341

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

Excavations in Siculi - Magna Grecia Part 2

Excavations in Siculi - Magna Grecia Part 2

28-09-2015 | Hits:5542

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

Sirmium - today Sremska Mitrovica in Serbia

Sirmium - today Sremska Mitrovica in Serbia

20-12-2017 | Hits:5604

Our route to the north should this time lead us passing Skopje, Nis and Belgrade...

Intermediate stop in Belgrade - floating hotel on the Danube?

Intermediate stop in Belgrade - floating hotel on …

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After a few days of organizational office work in Germany, we supposed to go via...

Starting from Vienna along the Danube reaching Budapest

Starting from Vienna along the Danube reaching Bud…

05-08-2017 | Hits:1445

After some informative days at the New Danube campground in Vienna, we drove alo...

Cheb in Czech Republic - Covered bridge crossing the Eger

Cheb in Czech Republic - Covered bridge crossing E…

19-08-2017 | Hits:2221

During our walk through Cheb, we took advantage of the magnificent view from the...

Gdynia - sandy beach and business port of great importance

Gdynia - sandy beaches and important business port

24-06-2019 | Hits:524

Today an imposing city on the Baltic Sea, Gdynia was a real village until 1918. ...

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