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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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Albania - North Macedonia - Greece - Turkey - Cyprus

Lampron Castle close to Çamlıyayla - Yilan Kalesi nearby

Lampron Castle close to Çamlıyayla - Yilan Kales…

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After visiting Yilan Kalesi fortress near Ceyhan and some very interesting days ...

Myndos Gate Bodrum

Myndos Gate to Halicarnassos today Bodrum

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There is hardly any place around Bodrum (formerly called Halicarnassus) in which...

Thessalonica - Citadel and ramparts of Heptapyrgion Castle

Thessalonica - Citadel and ramparts of Heptapyrgio…

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In the morning we had left again to explore Thessalonica, when we first moved fr...

Sonne, Sand und Romantik in Alanya

Experience Sun, Sand, Action and Romance

08-12-2013 | Hits:2954

You have made the right decision. A wonderful country and real hospitality await...

Tekirdağ - antiker Tempel in Heraion-Teikhos ausgegraben

Tekirdag - Ancient temple in Heraion-Teikhos unear…

07-01-2021 | Hits:4482

Ongoing excavations at the Heraion-Teikhos ancient city in the western province ...

Car Import - nearly no options for foreigner

23-12-2013 | Hits:4024

European people who come to Turkey to spend their holidays over here, are allowe...

Rize - Stadt und Kaçkar-Gebirge

Rize and Kaçkar Mountain National Park

01-06-2020 | Hits:3586

Rize is a town in the north-east of Turkey on the Black Sea at the foot of the K...

Amos Ancient City

Hydas and Amos Ancient Towns

08-12-2013 | Hits:3114

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

Germany - Austria - Switzerland - Italy - Great Britain

Old brick lighthouse at the promenade of Travemünde

Old brick lighthouse at the promenade of Travemün…

21-09-2018 | Hits:702

Our exploration together with Micha had also led us to the old lighthouse of Tra...

Iphofen - wine landscape and medieval town center

Iphofen - wine landscape and medieval town center

01-01-2017 | Hits:2342

During a walk through the vineyards of the Schwanberg, we first became aware of ...

Walk through the Wümme Greens near Ottersberg

Walk through the Wümme Greens near Ottersberg

20-11-2017 | Hits:991

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…

14-07-2019 | Hits:700

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

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...

Brunn am Gebirge - a tour with Robert

Brunn am Gebirge - a tour with Robert

25-11-2016 | Hits:2058

We had already mentioned Robert several times and reported about his various act...

The Walmendinger Horn - hiking tour and alpine flowers

The Walmendinger Horn - hiking tour and alpine flo…

16-12-2020 | Hits:166

Once settled at the Vorderboden campsite in Kleinwalsertal, we set out on our fi...

From Camping Neue Donau to the Prater - hiking the way!

From Camping Neue Donau to the Prater - hiking the…

04-08-2017 | Hits:1706

Many travelers may think it is too far hiking into the inner city of Vienna from...

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

Tomb stones - Stecci at the wayside of Imotski

Tomb stones - Stecci at the wayside of Imotski

25-09-2015 | Hits:6350

We were coming back from Imotski on the way for camping in Omis on the open fiel...

Impressions from Croatia - Jesenice and Dugi Rat

Impressions from Croatia - Jesenice and Dugi Rat

06-10-2015 | Hits:4195

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

Narona - Roman colony and trading town on the Neretva

Narona - Roman colony and trading town on the Nere…

28-09-2015 | Hits:8328

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

On the way to Vienna - short visit to Györ in Hungary

On the way to Vienna - short visit to Györ in Hun…

21-08-2018 | Hits:1317

Actually, Budapest was again thought of as a stopover of our travel to the Cara...

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

Camping Center Belgrade - City tour with a convert…

10-10-2017 | Hits:1324

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

Belgrade - Ottoman Conquest and Turk wars

Belgrade - Ottoman Conquest and Turk wars

08-02-2018 | Hits:1597

For Sultan Mehmed II, after the fall of Constantinople, Belgrade and the complet...

Day trip to Vid - Roman trading post Narona

Day trip to Vid - Roman trading post Narona

29-09-2015 | Hits:5128

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

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...

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