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Sebastian Kneipp's medical Kneipp cures

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Sebastian Kneipp's medical Kneipp cures

In Bad Bibra we recently came across some water application facilities that are frequented here by locals and guests: water treading and drinking facilities as a source of health according to Sebastian Kneipp.

Thermal springs - a source of health development

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Thermal springs - a source of health development

Hot and warm springs have been used for therapeutic purposes in many cultures for many centuries, as they are often rich in dissolved minerals of different composition, far more than in cold springs.

Esthetic and Body Care in Turkey

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Esthetic and Body Care in Turkey

In todays times, were fitness, health and a beautiful outfit is taking a more and more important part in the process of being successful in society and job of daily life and lot of different tipsand helps are available to benefit in relation to your good looking, but because of lack of money often are not available, there again is Turkey to offer a practicable and profitable alternative solution.

Hairdresser and Barber - massage included

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Hairdresser and Barber

As a male visitor to Turkey you should also, during your stay, visit a hair dresser, whether it is necessary or not. In Turkey, men do not go to the hairdresser just because they need a haircut. Apart from the washing, cutting and drying of your hair, you normally get an extremely relaxing massage of your head and your shoulders. 

Traditional Hamam - The Turkish Bath

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Hamam - The Turkish Bath

The Turkish hamam is a wonderful chance to finish your holiday here in Turkey in a really relaxing way. Forget all your prudish ideas of body care and step in! This experience will be unforgettableand will be one of the highlights of your holiday. Join in this traditional method of cultivated cleansing and relaxation which you will never experience in western European bathrooms and showers.

Wellness is a question of daily Life-quality

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Wellness is a quality of Life

For all Wellness fans Turkey has recently become more popular. The quality of the sea-water is excellent and because of that it is used more and more often for various forms of hydro-therapies.

Sheltered Homes - a solution for residents

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Sheltered Homes

Sheltered accommodation offers independent and self-contained living in your own apartment with the additional opportunity of using as many other on-site services as necessary. In this type of accommodation the customer rents out or buys a complete flat, or a part of it, with bathroom and kitchen, completely furnished, with extra- and community rooms, garden and/or pool equipment.

Optician - reasonable alternative in Turkey

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Optician - reasonable alternative in Turkey

Because of the health reforms in different European countries leading to increasing prices, lots of travellers to Turkey now use the services of the many excellent opticians here. 

Euryphon - Doctor and Physician

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Euryphon - Doctor and Physician

Euryphon, a celebrated Greek physician and doctor of Cnidos in Caria, who was probably born in the former half of the 5th century BC, as Soranus says that he was a contemporary of Hippocrates, but older.

Turkey: The Future’s Wellness Country

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The Future’s Wellness Country

Turkey is not only the country with 1001 thermal resources, it is also known as the first place to have thermal springs in world history - the Hierapolis, which is close to the worldly famous natural wonder Pamukkale, has been the place where the Roman Empire’s family members and other well-known wealthy people in history had come to in search of health.

Having Accident or Getting Sick in a Foreign Country

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Sick in a Foreign Country

Accident in a foreign country: In the case of an accident or illness in a foreign country lots of holiday travellers are helpless because they do not know the language or national culture which can be surprising to them.

Health Insurance - a basic level of general medical treatment

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Health Insurance

Legal health insurance in Turkey, as in other countries in Europe, entitles you to a basic level of general medical treatment. Like everywhere else, people will need to pay much more for their health treatment in the future. The same will apply in Turkey as costs increase.

Flowering period of the peony poppy - pink in the garden

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Flowering period of the peony poppy - pink in the garden

Those who drive across the country these days will not infrequently marvel at the gleaming red splendor of the poppies on the edges of the grain fields, which have meanwhile found their way into many gardens.

Fox Glove on the Eselspfad hiking trail near Billroda

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Red thimble on the Eselspfad hiking trail near Billroda

Just slightly cloudy skies and not too powerfully warm sunshine had once again tempted us to hike to the forest swimming pool near Rastenberg, which we wanted to reach via the now well-signposted donkey path above Billroda.

Rhubarb - origin and history of cultivation

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Rhubarb - origin and history of cultivation

The tour around the weekly market, which is still limited, shows, despite Corona, that there are also some imports possible every year despite many bottlenecks, including rhubarb, whose time is just beginning for us.

The Robinia or Black locust appears - slowly but ......

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The Robinia or Black locust is coming - slowly but continuously

I can well remember when, as part of a carpentry project, I suggested making a model window out of robinia. In its time there was a great contradiction and objections came from all sides: absolutely twisty, hard and hardly machinable, high wear of the tools, etc.

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