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Çatalca - Population Exchange Museum

Çatalca - Population Exchange Museum

The establishment of a new museum in an old warehouse with the permanent exhibition on the history of the resettlement of Turks and Greeks from 1922-24 prompted us to visit the city of Çatalca in Thrace, about 50 minutes by car from Istanbul on the ...

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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 ...

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Tersane Dockyard Alanya

Tersane Dockyard Alanya - monument of Seldjuks

24-03-2016 | Hits:5182

The old ship wharf of the Seljuks in Alanya. The Wharf of Alanya, situated south...

Gümüshane in the Giresun Mountains

Gümüshane in the Giresun Mountains

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On the way to Trabzon we stopped for a short tea break in Gümüshane, a small t...

Mountain Biking in Turkey

Mountain Biking - new Trails in Turkey

27-03-2016 | Hits:5142

Another, steadily growing popularity of using bicycles, is Mountain Biking in th...

Yalova on the Sea of Marmara - Istanbul by ferry

19-10-2020 | Hits:548

We were coming from Bursa on the D 575 towards Yalova. Since we only want to go ...

St. Sophia Church (Crkva Sveta Sofija) in the center of Ohrid

St. Sophia Church (Crkva Sveta Sofija) in the cent…

20-04-2018 | Hits:1455

For every culturally interested visitor to the ancient Roman city of Ohrid on th...

Akyarlar, the Village of Fishermen and Sponge Divers

Akyarlar, the Village of Fishermen and Sponge Dive…

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Akyarlar, the village of fishermen and sponge divers, lies with its small white ...

Household Imports to Turkey

Household Imports to Turkey

12-01-2021 | Hits:2787

Import of household goods to Turkey by foreigners

Madrasen in Sivas

Madrasas in Sivas

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Madrasa comes from ancient Latin and, directly translated, means 'place of educa...

Germany - Austria - Switzerland - Italy - Great Britain

Hanseatic city of Stendal - brick architecture & Hanseatic history

Hanseatic city of Stendal - Brick Architecture …

09-05-2019 | Hits:606

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

Augsburg - interesting Roman finds in Augusta Vindelicorum

Augsburg - interesting Roman finds in Augusta Vind…

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Again we are with our friends Lydia and George in the area of Augsburg for a few...

New Isenburg - impressive destination on the Baldeneysee

New Isenburg - impressive destination on the Balde…

12-07-2018 | Hits:1063

The beautiful weather had lured us again below the open sky to Baldeneysee near ...

Walk along the Danube and its old river beds

Walk along the Danube and its old river beds

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During our tour through Vienna, we have chosen the subway to the station on the ...

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...

Cycling - Joining the Saale-Unstrut-Elster-Rad-Eight

Cycling - Joining the Saale-Unstrut-Elster-Rad-Eig…

21-12-2020 | Hits:441

The Saale-Unstrut-Elster-Rad-Eight (Acht) is a 178 km long regional tourist cycl...

Walser costume - explanations of the tradition in Mittelberg

Walser costume - explanations of the tradition in …

05-01-2021 | Hits:82

The day before we noticed the first activities of the local fire brigade, which ...

Visit to the Visbek Bride - Street of Megalithic Culture

Visit to the Visbek Bride - Street of Megalithic C…

22-01-2019 | Hits:678

Our trip to the north had brought us again to the road of megalithic culture, on...

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

Györ - The Archeological Meaning of Arrabonas

Györ - The Archeological Meaning of Arrabonas

06-12-2019 | Hits:509

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

Thracians, Celts and then the Romans in Singidunum

Thracians, Celts and then the Romans in Singidunum

19-11-2017 | Hits:1583

From the 6th to the 4th century BC Thracian and Scythian tribes immigrated to th...

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

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

20-08-2017 | Hits:3198

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

Hungary - From the capture of the Magyars to today

Hungary - From the capture of the Magyars to today

26-01-2018 | Hits:1084

This year, Hungary was partner country of the CMT in Stuttgart and as our Centra...

From Brunn to Belgrade, visiting Memorial Church of St. Savas

Brunn to Belgrade, visiting Memorial Church of St…

10-03-2016 | Hits:3027

In the continuation of our project work we were going to Belgrade after first me...

Wine cellar Plže - Petrov and its cap vaults

Wine cellar Plže - Petrov and its cap vaults

31-03-2019 | Hits:820

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

01-11-2019 | Hits:497

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

Sirmium - today Sremska Mitrovica in Serbia

Sirmium - today Sremska Mitrovica in Serbia

20-12-2017 | Hits:6307

Our route to the north should this time lead us passing Skopje, Nis and Belgrade...

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