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Selimiye - Bedesten - Caravanserai

Selimiye - Bedesten - Caravanserai

The Selimiye Mosque is one of the most important mosques in Northern Cyprus, as almost all of the major Muslim festivals on the calendar are celebrated in it.

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Reflection: “Media and Freedom” conference in Izmir

Reflection: “M…

We were only too happy to accept the invitation of...

Nevfel Cumart - co-author and reviews

Nevfel Cumart - …

We, the entire Alaturka editorial team, are very p...

Max - the blackbird chick - Werner Koschan

Max - the blackb…

Whit Monday evening around 9:30 p.m., Night is slo...

Mausania at Lake Ohrid - author Michaela Sybertz on tour

Mausania at Lake…

A wonderful side effect of traveling by caravan or...

Johanniter – from the pilgrim hospital in Jerusalem to Rhodes

Johanniter – from …

Long before the First Crusade, merchants from Amal...

The Hospitallers - expansion and consequences to Europe

The Hospitallers - e…

In the first part of our article “The Hospitalle...

Reflection: “Media and Freedom” conference in Izmir

Reflection: “Media…

We were only too happy to accept the invitation of...

Water supply in the Roman Empire

Water supply in the …

The quality of execution in the Roman Empire is ab...

Saicur - a soundtrack against the absurd behavior

Saicur - a soundtrac…

SAICUR presents a soundtrack against the absurd be...

Strange Kind Of Women – visiting Meiningen

Strange Kind Of Wome…

Meiningen is located on the Werra in southern Thur...

Evening cabaret at the Rino campsite

Evening cabaret at t…

Some people are really spontaneous and willing to ...

Jon Davis – singer of Korn and fan of HR Giger

Jon Davis – singer…

Jonathan Howsmon Davis was one of the founders of ...

Spring awakening on the Ahr and Main

Spring awakening on …

Longer than ever before, is the almost convincing ...

Olive trees - cultural-historical examination of the olive tree

Olive trees - cultur…

During our return journey from Istanbul via the Da...

Blooming yellow gentian on the slopes of Walmendinger Horn

Blooming yellow gent…

Our hike up to the Walmendinger Horn was not only ...

Even the ancient Romans used the wood of the serviceberry!

Even the ancient Rom…

Right at the beginning of our project trip we met ...

Muskateller – a pleasure as a grape

Muskateller – a pl…

You probably don't necessarily have to be a wine d...

Dutch cuisine – fast food completely different!

Dutch cuisine – fa…

Hardly any national cuisine is free of influences ...

Swedish Kanelbullar – the slightly different cinnamon rolls

Swedish Kanelbullar …

In almost every international cuisine there are si...

Boza - an ancient, fermented soft drink

Boza - an ancient, f…

After our extensive and sweaty mountain hiking tou...

Bicycle-Travelling & E-Bike-Camping

Danube Cycle Path - Vienna Region is one of highlights

11-03-2019

Danube Cycle Path - Vienna R…

The Danube Cycle Path, which has been heavily frequented for several years, most...

With the e-bike to the unicorn cave near Scharzfeld

03-06-2023

Riding the e-bike to the Uni…

Today is supposed to be the day, because our goal is the unicorn cave near Schar...

Riding e-bike to the Dreibrodestein near St. Andreasberg

23-06-2023

Riding e-bike to the Dreibro…

Between Sankt Andreasberg and Sonneberg there are not only many hiking and cycli...

Germany - Austria - Switzerland - Italy - Great Britain - France - Netherlands

Hardly to be seen in the snow - historical Boundary stones

Hardly to be seen in the snow - historical Boundar…

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Once again on our hiking shoes, we noticed a new sign board in the forest above ...

From Sachs-Rallye-Franken to the Sachs Franken Classic

From Sachs-Rallye-Franken to the Sachs Franken Cla…

05-02-2023 | Hits:586

The motorsport history of the German Rally Championship goes back to the 1950s. ...

On to the suspension railway in Wuppertal - an experience

On to the suspension railway in Wuppertal - an exp…

01-05-2023 | Hits:798

With a length of 13.3 kilometres, the Wuppertal Suspension Railway is not only a...

Venice - tidal range causes high tide at St. Mark's Square

Venice - tidal range causes high tide at St. Mark…

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On our way, following the A57 to Aquileia, which was accompanied by really heavy...

Albania - North Macedonia - Greece - Turkey - Cyprus

Kastraki / Kalambaka - old city core at Meteora

Kastraki / Kalambaka - old city core at Meteora

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Our tours through the countryside at Meteora had led us into Kastraki / Kalambak...

Tour Companies exploring Turkey

Tour Companies exploring Turkey

23-12-2013 | Hits:4753

Lots of big travel companies and their special offers to Turkey are well known t...

The imposing

The imposing "Rotunda" of Thessalonica

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One of the surviving buildings of Roman times in the ancient part of Thessalonic...

The river Struma - today Strymonas - historical importance

The Struma - today Strymonas - river of historical…

25-02-2017 | Hits:5898

In ancient times the Struma, as a significant river, formed the border between t...

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

Belgrade - Ottoman Conquest and Turk wars

Belgrade - Ottoman Conquest and Turk wars

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

Mostar - a city in the course of history

Mostar - a city in the course of history

07-05-2021 | Hits:4216

Our visit with the extended tour of the Stari most bridge was so impressive that...

Karlovy Vary thermal springs - historical development

Karlovy Vary thermal springs - historical developm…

26-02-2023 | Hits:2203

The healing properties of Karlovy Vary's thermal springs were well known as earl...

Let's go downtown Warsaw – by Public Transport

Let's go downtown Warsaw – by Public Transport

25-05-2023 | Hits:752

In terms of local public transport, Warsaw not only has a really well-developed ...

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