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St Barnabas Monastery - Museum of Salamis

St Barnabas Monastery - Museum of Salamis

About eight kilometers north of Famagusta and two kilometers west of Salamis you will find the St. Barnabas Monastery and the tomb where the martyr Barnabas is revered to as a Cypriot national saint.

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Reflection: “Media and Freedom” conference in Izmir

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Nevfel Cumart - co-author and reviews

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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…

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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...

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

Christmas pyramids – a sample from Eckartsberga

Christmas pyramids – a sample from Eckartsberga

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

Gideon Baron of Laudon and the liberation of Belgrade

Gideon Baron of Laudon and the liberation of Belgr…

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

Marktheidenfeld - founding place of BUND

Marktheidenfeld - founding place of BUND

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Two appointments prompted us to travel to Marktheidenfeld, the town where the Ge...

After leaving Caravan Salon hike to relax on the Rhine

After leaving Caravan Salon hike to relax on the R…

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The days at the trade fair during the Caravan Salon in Düsseldorf are long and ...

Albania - North Macedonia - Greece - Turkey - Cyprus

Paragliding take-off in Galicica National Park

Paragliding take-off in Galicica National Park

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To further explore possible outdoor activities (hiking, mountain biking and para...

Campers at Pozar Loutraki Aridea Thermal Spa

Campers at Pozar Loutraki Aridea Thermal Spa

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The coming weekend also indicated cloudless skies and therefore very pleasant da...

Shkoder - colonization by Illyrians - then Romans following

Shkodra - colonization by Illyrians - then Romans …

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In our article about the Rozafa fortress, we had already mentioned the first set...

Thessaloniki - Metropolis - Modernity and History

Thessaloniki - Metropolis - Modernity and History

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

Széchenyi lánchíd - Chain bridge across Danube in Budapest

Széchenyi lánchíd - Chain bridge crossing Danub…

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During the exploration of the Budavari Siklo cable railway at the castle mountai...

Gdynia - sandy beach and business port of great importance

Gdynia - sandy beaches and important business port

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

Zegrze reservoir, Narew and Bug rivers - weather in November

Zegrze reservoir, Narew and Bug rivers - November …

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On the road again in Poland, we had been looking for accommodation in the vicini...

The Ottomans were leaving Belgrade - a changing city

The Ottomans were leaving Belgrade - a changing ci…

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Until 1850, the historic old town of Belgrade, today a large part of the Stari G...

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