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Turgutreis - naming follows the legend of Turgut Reis

Turgutreis - naming follows the legend of Turgut Reis

Turgutreis, a small town on the west coast of the Bodrum peninsula, is probably just known for its most famous inhabitant, the pirate and later admiral of the Ottoman fleet, Turgut Reis. The naming of the town is at least based on his person. ...

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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 ...

Albania - North Macedonia - Greece - Turkey - Cyprus

A Slightly Different Jeep Safari!

Toros Mountains - A Slightly Different Jeep Safari

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It is often possible to come across amusement rides named “Jeep safari” on b...

Colyabrassos / Alanya

Colyabrassos - helenestic settlement next to Alany…

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This antique town, in Turkish Kücük Ayasofya, you reach by taking road  07-30...

Couple more interesting insights about the fortress of Kruja

Few more interesting insights about the fortress o…

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Some time ago, we had already published an article on the fortress of Kruja; now...

Mut, the City of Apricot

Mut, the City of Apricot

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We went to Karaman again with regard to preparation of the 2011 Paragliding Week...

FC Barcelona Escola Soccer Camp in Thessalonica

FC Barcelona Escola Soccer Camp in Thessalonica

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Once again our stay at the camper stop Zampetas in Thessalonica / Perea designed...

Old Doganbey Village • Domatia

Old Doganbey Village • Domatia

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During our visit at some friends in Didim we had the opportunity to see some pla...

Via Egnatia through Albania - from Durres to Quafe Thane

Via Egnatia through Albania - from Durres to Quafe…

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From Durres, where you should definitely visit the Archaeological Museum, the Ro...

Selge / Altınkaya in Manavgat

Selge / Altınkaya - Köprüçay and Köprülü Ca…

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Selge as being an old mountainous city in the vicinity of Köprüçay, about 35 ...

Germany - Austria - Switzerland - Italy - Great Britain

A walk through the old town of Naumburg

A walk through the old town of Naumburg

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The research for an ATM machine led us into the city centre of Naumburg in south...

From campsite Unter dem Jenzig to Kahla at Saale river

From campsite Unter dem Jenzig to Kahla at Saale r…

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After the first talks about places of interest in the area, the owner of the cam...

Carolinensiel - a floating Christmas tree in the old harbour

Carolinensiel - a floating Christmas tree in the h…

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Despite rough wind and low temperatures it was a nice balance to leave house for...

Hanseatic city of Stendal - brick architecture & Hanseatic history

Hanseatic city of Stendal - Brick Architecture …

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Stendal is located in the north of Saxony-Anhalt, is the largest city of the Alt...

Imposing graduation tower in Bad Kösen - on Saale River

Imposing graduation tower in Bad Kösen - on Saale…

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If you are traveling in different regions of Germany, you will occasionally come...

Eerily beautiful - the central cemetery in Vienna

Eerily beautiful - the central cemetery in Vienna

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Every city, like every country, has its own bizarre peculiarities, so we were mo...

Another hike - this time to Saaleck Castle

Another hike - this time to Saaleck Castle

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

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...

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...

Day trip to Vid - Roman trading post Narona

Day trip to Vid - Roman trading post Narona

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Once again we were on the road to follow some directions to places of interest. ...

Starting from Vienna along the Danube reaching Budapest

Starting from Vienna along the Danube reaching Bud…

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

About the history of Eger - today Cheb in the Czech Republic

About the history of Eger - today Cheb in Czech Re…

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The first written reference about the town of Cheb in 1061 was made in a documen...

Rewa Fishermen - boatmen from the fishing village

Rewa Fishermen - boatmen from the fishing village

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The idyllic village Rewa is a Kashubian fishing village, which is first mentione...

Balaton - Lake Balcsi - more than an intermediate destination

Balaton - Lake Balcsi - not just an intermediate d…

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Lake Balaton is located in western Hungary as it is the largest inland lake in E...

Rewa – A Fishing dock, Sandbank Reff and the Amber Road

Rewa – Peninsula Reff, Fishing dock and the Ambe…

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Once a major landing place in trade and for fishing, the landing place of the fo...

Bike Tour Lednice - with AZUB Recumbent and BTurtle

Bike Tour Lednice - with AZUB Recumbent and BTurtl…

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Lednice Castle, which is one of the most visited monuments in the Czech Republic...

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