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Ordu - report of a local resident

Ordu - report of a local resident

Ordu is located in northern Turkey, about 900 km from Istanbul and 600 km from Ankara, on the eastern Black Sea coast and at the same time on the edge of the Pontic Mountains.

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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...

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Bellapais Monastery in Kyrenia North Cyprus

Bellapais Monastery in Kyrenia North Cyprus

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Nestled in the delightful village of Bellapais, high in the Five Finger Mountain...

Nevşehir - das Tor nach Kappadokien

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Nevşehir, the gate to Cappadocia, is a traffic key point and since a short time...

Yearly Calendar of Events in Turkey

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International Guitar FestivalJanuaryOrganized by Istanbul MunicipalityIstanbul C...

Die Prinseninseln

Princes’ Islands of Marmara Sea

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Adana at the Seyhan River - Turkey

Adana at the Seyhan River - Turkey

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Adana, situated in the middle of the Cukurova Plain, is the fourth largest city ...

Suna & İnan Kıraç Museum Kaleici

Suna & İnan Kıraç Museum Kaleici - Antalya

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Suna & İnan Kıraç Kaleiçi Museum is housed in two historic buildings in ...

The memory against forgetting - never again dictatorship

The memory against forgetting - never again dictat…

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"The place of testimony and remembrance," as the Museum of Communist Crimes in A...

Camperstop Zampetas - And again a camper on the way to Iran

Camperstop Zampetas - Again a camper on the way to…

27-06-2016 | Hits:3696

What we first noticed as a unique journey of a young couple with at least indete...

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Schladminger-Tauern mountain trail with pictures from Jana

Schladminger-Tauern mountain trail with pictures f…

13-07-2018 | Hits:722

We had met Jana and her daughter Lucinka on the Lake Ohrid, had been on mountain...

The Castle Park and the Gloriette of Schönbrunn

The Palace Park and the Gloriette of Schönbrunn

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The palace and its park form an inseparable ensemble. The center of the park is ...

The paddle steamer “Stadt Rapperswil” on Lake Zurich

The paddle steamer “Stadt Rapperswil” on Lake …

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Further preparations as part of our project A Cultural Journey along Roman Roads...

Halle - Donkey fountain and the Beatles Museum at the Old Market

Halle - Donkey fountain and Beatles Museum at Old …

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The next day was to be followed by another tour of downtown Halle, so Detlef did...

Emden - young looking harbor town at Dollart

Emden - youthful looking harbor town at Dollart

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After our walk through the fishing village of Greetsiel, we went back to Emden, ...

The symbols of Erfurt - Ensemble of cathedral and Severi Church

Erfurt - the Ensemble of cathedral and Severi Chur…

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It is already a monumental impression that opens up before your eyes when you wa...

From Iphofen to the Nuremberg Christmas Market

From Iphofen to the Nuremberg Christmas Market

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After some compulsory-busy and hectic pre-Christmas days, Brita had taken the af...

The monastery Church Andechs on top of monastery mountain

The monastery Church Andechs on top of monastery m…

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

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...

Györ - The Archeological Meaning of Arrabonas

Györ - The Archeological Meaning of Arrabonas

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

Singidunum - fortification on the Danube limes of the Romans

Singidunum - fortification on the Danube limes of …

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Singidunum was once the name of the ancient Roman city at the mouth of the Sava ...

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...

Gdansk - recreational and nature reserves line the bike paths

Gdansk - recreational & nature reserves line t…

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The infrastructure projects funded by the EU in recent years have not just provi...

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

Camping Center Belgrade - City tour with a convert…

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

Prague - Hiking tour passing the historic old town

Prague - Hiking tour passing the historic old town

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By public transport we were traveling from the Campsite Triocamp to the city of...

Eger-Cheb - restored pedestrian zone and the time-gate

Eger-Cheb - the time-gate and renewed pedestrian z…

20-08-2017 | Hits:2207

Of course, we were curious about what would experience next to the historic buil...

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