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Amasra - Beautiful Black Sea town!

Amasra - Beautiful Black Sea town!

Amasra is one of the most beautiful towns along the Black Sea coast. Poised on a peninsula split by two inlets, the site was first settled in the 12th century B.C. and named after the Persian Princess Amastris.  ...

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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...

Friedensreich Hundertwasser - architect and environmentalist

Friedensreich Hu…

As an impulsive opponent of the "straight line" an...

Carnuntum - the amphitheatre of the military city

Carnuntum - the amph…

We had walked back from Heidentor along Heidentorg...

Easter and the Easter bunny - mythology about painted eggs

Easter and the Easte…

Pastor Jean Richier called the Easter bunny hiding...

Hiking the Heidentor - a walk outside Carnuntum

Hiking the Heidentor…

After an extensive tour through the amphitheatre a...

Petronell amphitheatre of Carnuntum next to Vienna

Petronell amphitheat…

Next to the Roman military camp of Carnuntum, whic...

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 ...

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...

Wood anemone - white flowers in the green carpet

Wood anemone - white…

In times when, due to the reduction of movement an...

Cornflowers - some c…

Looking outside at this time of year, it is mostly...

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...

Dumplings - with a colorful salad and carrot-ginger juice

Dumplings - with a c…

Traveling in Poland, it was a matter of course for...

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Tangerine Orchards in Ortakent

Tangerine Orchards in Ortakent

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Ortakent is located at the crossing of all the village roads. That's why it is o...

Turkey’s Hair Museum Avanos

12-12-2013 | Hits:2802

The bizarre Avanos Hair Museum: a small cave containing hair samples, names and ...

Household Insurance

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It doesn't matter if you are the owner of a villa or flat or whether you just ha...

Bourazani at Pindos - A water mill for carpet washing

Bourazani at Pindos - A water mill for carpet wash…

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During our introductory discussions Giorgos also told us about one of the many s...

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 ...

Berat - City of a thousand windows - influenced by Ottoman

Berat - City of a thousand windows - influenced by…

01-02-2019 | Hits:403

Comparable to Apollonia, the Albanian city of Berat can look back on a historica...

Kruja - center in the struggle for freedom against Ottoman

Kruja - center in the struggle for freedom against…

13-09-2016 | Hits:2197

After our visit to Durres we were driven to mountain town Kruja by passing Tiran...

Amos Ancient City

Hydas and Amos Ancient Towns

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Hydas The ruins of wide city walls dating back to the Hellenistic period lie in...

Germany - Austria - Switzerland - Italy - Great Britain

The Brunnenmarkt - an oriental street market in Vienna Ottakring

The Brunnenmarkt - an oriental street market in Ot…

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If you want to enjoy the ultimate, almost oriental market experience in Vienna, ...

Medieval wall remains, towers and gates in Jena

Medieval wall remains, towers and gates in Jena

26-08-2017 | Hits:1392

From the campsite "Unter dem Jenzig", our route into the city center of Jena too...

Nebra – ancient sky disk and yet hardly any revival?

Nebra – ancient sky disk and yet hardly any revi…

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Who of us has not heard the name Nebra at least once? Since the discovery of the...

Passing Halles alleys at night - starting at the Händel Monument

Passing Halles alleys at night - starting at Händ…

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On the way to the south, we were meeting with our Co-author Detlef in Halle, who...

Rime on trees and grasses in Friesland

Rime on trees and grasses in Friesland

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Early in the morning the weather forecast had warned of fog banks and freezing d...

Hike to the ruins of Kunitz Castle, Castle Gleißberg

Hike to the ruins of Kunitz Castle, Castle on Glei…

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After crossing the wooden covered bridge in Kunitz, we had taken the path into t...

Decorated and illuminated for Christmas - Schönbrunn Palace

Decorated and illuminated for Christmas - Schönbr…

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Those who drive through the city center of Vienna these days will encounter asto...

Walk along the Limmat river through downtown Zurich

Walk along the Limmat river through downtown Zuric…

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The following two days we wanted to spend sightseeing in downtown Zurich and in ...

Czech Republic - Slovenia - Italy - Poland - Great Britain

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...

Wine cellar Plže - Petrov and its cap vaults

Wine cellar Plže - Petrov and its cap vaults

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It was just a coincidence and ultimately due to the increasing feeling of hunger...

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...

Aquileia – youngsters learning to ring the bells

Aquileia – youngsters learning to ring the bells

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Actually, it was just plain coincidence that brought us into contact with an eve...

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. ...

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...

Prague - join the Kingdom of the Railways?

Prague - join the Kingdom of the Railways?

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

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

Rewa – Peninsula Reff, Fishing dock and the Ambe…

11-06-2019 | Hits:486

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

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