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Dernau, the wine paradise lures us to the Ahr river

Dernau, the wine paradise lures us to the Ahr river

For several years we have been friends with Frank and his wife who, in addition to the vineyards, also run a small guesthouse in Dernau and have also been producing really fine wine in Turkey with great success for several years.

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Wood carving - an encounter with wood art in Garnbach

Wood carving - a…

We were on our way from Roßleben-Wiehe to the sma...

Fords become bridges - the history of the settlement

Fords become bri…

Since people settled, there have always been certa...

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 ...

Wood carving - an encounter with wood art in Garnbach

Wood carving - an en…

We were on our way from Roßleben-Wiehe to the sma...

Fords become bridges - the history of the settlement

Fords become bridges…

Since people settled, there have always been certa...

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...

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 …

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The Vesela Druzina Orkestar - fascinating sounds of Davul

The Vesela Druzina O…

After the performance of the Calgija Sound System ...

The Robinia or Black locust is coming - slowly but continuously

The Robinia or Black…

I can well remember when, as part of a carpentry p...

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...

Tea - preparation rituals as different as the dishes

Tea - preparation ri…

In almost all cultures on earth, tea is prepared i...

Visiting a tea house - choosing a variety is difficult

Visiting a tea house…

If you come from the far north of our Republic, dr...

Dondurma - typical Turkish ice cream from Maras

Dondurma - typical T…

Who of us adults and children is not a fan of ice ...

Culinary regional allocation of specialties in Turkey

Culinary regional al…

Traveling through Turkey always means dealing with...

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Roman Sangarius Bridge at Adapazari

Roman Sangarius Bridge at Adapazari

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Another late Roman bridge worth seeing is in the ancient landscape of Bithynia (...

Alara River and seljuk Caravanserai Alarahan

Along Alara River and seljuk Caravanserai Alarahan

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Emerging from the mountains in the Köprülü District of Antalya, the Alara Str...

The ancient town of Perge

The ancient town of Perge next to Antalya

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Visiting Perge you can get a good impression of what a Roman towns looked like w...

Old town and surroundings of Kayseri

Old town and surroundings of Kayseri

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The city of Kayseri, the Roman Caesarea, extends at the foot of the Erciyes Moun...

Excavation and Conservation Works in Stobi, Macedonia

Excavation and Conservation Works in Stobi, Macedo…

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The first excavations in the ancient city of Stobi were started in the 19th cent...

Meteora - Hikes between the towering rocks

Meteora - Hikes between the towering rocks

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Hiking is a wonderful activity in the nature, is relaxing and exciting at the sa...

Eflatun Pinari

Travelogues Beysehir, Egridir and Burdur

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Really wonderful landscapes when passing through the Taurus MountainsDuring the ...

Lycian Way - Antalya to Fethiye

Lycian Way - Antalya to Fethiye

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Couple of times we have got messages from our readers asking for some more detai...

Germany - Austria - Switzerland - Italy - Great Britain

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...

From the Vienna State Opera to the Ephesus Museum at Hofburg

From Vienna State Opera to Ephesus Museum at Hofbu…

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Once again we took the tram into the city center of Vienna, leaving the tram at ...

Walk through the Wümme Greens near Ottersberg

Walk through the Wümme Greens near Ottersberg

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At Ottersberg, about 20 kilometers from Bremen, the Wümme branches into an inla...

Through the old town of Avenches from Murtensee Camping

Through old town of Avenches from Murtensee Campin…

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It is only a few kilometers from the campsite at Murtensee to the Swiss town of ...

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...

Tour through the wobbly forest near Bad Buchau

Tour through the wobbly forest near Bad Buchau

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In life you always learn something new, at least if you keep an eye for your sur...

From Camping - Hiking Tour through the inner city of Jena

From Camping - Hiking Tour through the inner city …

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Large parts of the historical city center were destroyed by American air raids a...

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

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...

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...

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...

Narona - Roman colony and trading town on the Neretva

Narona - Roman colony and trading town on the Nere…

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Again and again you meet interesting people on the go, so there was now again an...

Impressions from Croatia - Jesenice and Dugi Rat

Impressions from Croatia - Jesenice and Dugi Rat

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What in the high season between Omis and Split on the coastal highway 8 creates ...

Belgrade - The strategic importance of the fortress

Belgrade - The strategic importance of the fortres…

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We were impressed by the size of the fortresses, which from the distance from th...

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...

Porta Caesarea - a city gate of Salona

Porta Caesarea - a city gate of Salona

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During our second visit to Solin we were again visiting the ancient ruins of Sal...

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