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#566 : Visiting the antique acropole of Philadelphia in Amman in Jordan

#566 : Visiting the antique acropole of Philadelphia in Amman in Jordan

Nico July 2, 2020 0

Idea #566 – Visiting the antique acropole of Philadelphia in Amman in Jordan The city of Amman was founded in the XIIIth century B.C., and appeared in the Bible in this period under the

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# 280: Exploring the tomb of Philip of Macedon

# 280: Exploring the tomb of Philip of Macedon

Nico June 28, 2020 0

Idea # 280 – Exploring the royal tumulus of Vergina in Greece The antique city of Vergina, situated on the north foothills of the massif of Piérie, was identified with certainty as being the

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# 250: Visiting the Sudeten Telc

# 250: Visiting the Sudeten Telc

Nico June 27, 2020 0

Idea # 250 – Visiting the old town of Telc The City of Telc, situated near the southwest border between Moravia and the Bohemia, is quoted for the first time towards 1333-13335, when the

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#495 : Observing the most beautiful khatchkars of Armenia in Noradouz

#495 : Observing the most beautiful khatchkars of Armenia in Noradouz

Nico June 25, 2020 0

Idea #495 – Observing the most beautiful khatchkars of Armenia in Noradouz The cemetery of Noradouz, is the most famous Armenian cemetery for “khatchkars”.  A khatchkars, also spelt khachkar or xac’ k’ ar (in Armenian : “Stone with

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#623 : Visiting the capital of the Parthians in Nisa in Turkmenistan

#623 : Visiting the capital of the Parthians in Nisa in Turkmenistan

Nico June 24, 2020 0

Idea #623 – Visiting the capital of the Parthians in Nisa in Turkmenistan Nisa was the capital of the Parthian Empire that dominated this region of Central Asia from the middle of the third

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#556 : Exploring the caravanserai of Little Petra in Siq al Barid

#556 : Exploring the caravanserai of Little Petra in Siq al Barid

Nico June 23, 2020 0

Idea #556 – Exploring the caravanserai of Little Petra in Siq al Barid Siq al-Barid, more known under the name of Little Petra, is a caravanseral situated near Petra. It ensured the control of

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#529 : Watching the White Lady’s fresco in the massif of Brandberg

#529 : Watching the White Lady’s fresco in the massif of Brandberg

Nico June 23, 2020 0

Idea #529 – Watching the White Lady’s fresco in the massif of Brandberg The massif of Brandberg is a mountain of Damaraland, sheltering the peak of Namibia, the Königstein, that is 2573 meters high. The

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# 277: Following the footsteps of Trajan, conqueror of Dacia

# 277: Following the footsteps of Trajan, conqueror of Dacia

Nico June 19, 2020 0

Idea # 277 – Visit the site of the ancient city of Nikopolis ad Istrum The ruins of the Roman and Byzantine city of Nicopolis ad Istrum are situated in approximately 20 km in

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#372: Discovering the sacred city of Anuradhapura

#372: Discovering the sacred city of Anuradhapura

Nico June 19, 2020 0

Idea #372 – Exploring the ancient and sacred capital of Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka The city appears towards 550 BC, and takes the name of his governor, Anuradha, Secretary of Indian king Vijaya who

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#557 : Getting lost in the ruins of the Byzantine city of Umm er Rasas or Kastrom Mefa’

#557 : Getting lost in the ruins of the Byzantine city of Umm er Rasas or Kastrom Mefa’

Nico June 17, 2020 0

Idée #557 – Getting lost in the ruins of the Byzantine city of Umm er Rasas or Kastrom Mefa’ Situated in the southeast of Madaba in border of a semi-arid steppe, the archeological site

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#620 : Visiting one of the first Central Asian cities in Sarazm in Tajikistan

#620 : Visiting one of the first Central Asian cities in Sarazm in Tajikistan

Nico June 16, 2020 0

Idea #620 – Visiting one of the first Central Asian cities in Sarazm, Tajikistan Sarazm, which means “the beginning of the earth”, is an archaeological site that testifies to sedentary human settlements in Central

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#578 : Having a look at the most beautiful mosaics of the Byzantine world in Madaba

#578 : Having a look at the most beautiful mosaics of the Byzantine world in Madaba

Nico June 9, 2020 0

Idea #578 – Having a look at the most beautiful mosaics of the Byzantine world in Madaba Especially celebrates for its remarkable Byzantine mosaics and Ommeyyades, Madaba is the holy place where is one

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#147 : Exploring the vestiges of the neolithic village of Choirokoitia in Cyprus

#147 : Exploring the vestiges of the neolithic village of Choirokoitia in Cyprus

Nico June 6, 2020 0

Idea #147- Exploring the vestiges of the neolithic village of Choirokoitia in Cyprus Situated in the District of Larnaka, in approximately 6 km of the south coast of Cyprus, the Neolithic site of Choirokoitia

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# 275: Watching the rider of Madara

# 275: Watching the rider of Madara

Nico June 2, 2020 0

Idea # 275 – Visiting the site of Madara in Bulgaria The rider of Madara is a wide rock sculptured on the cliff of Madara, east of Sumen, in the northeast of Bulgaria. In Antiquity,

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#311: Exploring the Greek Island of the three Graces

#311: Exploring the Greek Island of the three Graces

Nico May 28, 2020 0

Idée #311 – Visiting Symi’s island Symi is a Greek island of the Dodecanese, at sea Aegean Sea, to 41 km of Rhodes. According to the mythology, the island pulls its name of one

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