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St Barnabas Monastery - Museum of Salamis

St Barnabas Monastery - Museum of Salamis

About eight kilometers north of Famagusta and two kilometers west of Salamis you will find the St. Barnabas Monastery and the tomb where the martyr Barnabas is revered to as a Cypriot national saint.

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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

Heinrich on Tour - Preparations are running at full speed

16-05-2019

Heinrich on Tour - Preparati…

With the handover of the BTurtle, the mini-caravan for bicycles, about 3 weeks a...

With B-Turtle and Bike following the footsteps of the Vikings

19-02-2019

Following the footsteps of V…

Schleswig-Holstein, next to silent beaches along the North Sea and Baltic Sea co...

With e-bike & bicycle caravan to 2nd meeting in Wunschendorf

13-09-2022

With e-bike & bicycle ca…

In 2022, Jörg again invited to the meeting of the bicycle caravan fans in Wunsc...

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

Aquileia - Roman trading town with ancient port

Aquileia - Roman trading town with ancient port

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We first got to know Aquileia in its current size as a small, provincial town fa...

Coastal sea rescue - 150 years service to shipwrecked people

Coastal sea rescue - 150 years service to shipwrec…

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After visiting Lütetsburg, high in the north of Germany, we also came to the po...

The Mosel - a paradise for campers, cyclists and hikers

Along Mosel river - paradise for campers, cyclists…

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Once again we passed into Cochem on the Mosel river, after a short stopover at t...

Midwives' forest - a model that encourages imitation

Midwives' forest - a model that encourages imitati…

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The Midwives' Association of Saxony-Anhalt has had a forest planted near Goseck...

Albania - North Macedonia - Greece - Turkey - Cyprus

Camperstopp Zampetas - a meeting point for Turkish Campers

Camperstopp Zampetas - meeting point for Campers

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After several days of exploration on Halkidiki and the Mount Olympus we needed ...

Citroen 2 CV fourgonette - Judith's motorhome impresses

Citroen 2 CV fourgonette - Judith's motorhome impr…

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And there it was that time again - a new guest or a new vehicle on the campsite ...

Bus Trip in Turkey

Cheaper way to travel - Bus Trips in Turkey

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Once arrived in Turkey the question how to reach another town or place may appea...

Women's Day, March 8: Photos show violence against women

Women's Day, 8/03: Photos show violence against wo…

17-06-2020 | Hits:1953

We have raised the issue of "domestic violence against women in Turkish society...

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

Cheb in Czech Republic - Covered bridge crossing the Eger

Cheb in Czech Republic - Covered bridge crossing E…

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During our walk through Cheb, we took advantage of the magnificent view from the...

Nepomuk – not just a well-known dragon that no one wants

Nepomuk – not just a well-known dragon that no o…

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Who doesn't know Michael Ende's tragic-funny story about the little green dragon...

A short visit to Warsaw Castle Square

A short visit to Warsaw Castle Square

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A business meeting with two entrepreneurs from Warsaw had led to a short visit t...

Eger-Cheb - restored pedestrian zone and the time-gate

Eger-Cheb - the time-gate and renewed pedestrian z…

20-08-2017 | Hits:5151

Of course, we were curious about what would experience next to the historic buil...

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