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#643 : Visiting Urgench, capital of the Achaemenid Empire in Turkmenistan

#643 : Visiting Urgench, capital of the Achaemenid Empire in Turkmenistan

Nico June 16, 2021 0

Idea #643 – Visiting Urgench, capital of the Achaemenid Empire in Turkmenistan Kunya-Urgench is located in the province of Dashoguz, on the left bank of Amou Daria, in northwestern Turkmenistan. Urgench was the capital

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#240 : Discovering the secret Thracian graves

#240 : Discovering the secret Thracian graves

Nico June 13, 2021 0

Idea #240 – Exploring the Thracian tombs in Bulgaria The historic and archaeological reserve of Sboryanovo covers the part the West of the plateau of Ludogorie, along the river Krapinets, between the villages of

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#386 : Visiting the antique temples and remains of Pattadakal

#386 : Visiting the antique temples and remains of Pattadakal

Nico June 11, 2021 0

Idea #386 – Visiting the antique temples and remains of Pattadakal Pattadakal, quoted from the State of Karantaka, is a beautiful illustrative example of an eclectic art of the VIIth and VIIIth century in

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#218 : Exploring the Valley of Wonders

#218 : Exploring the Valley of Wonders

Nico May 30, 2021 0

Idea #218 – Exploring Mont Bego and the archaeological site of the Valley of Wonders The “Vallée des Merveilles” is a valley of the massif of Mercantour in the Alps where were discovered more

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#581 : Exploring the Neolithic flint mines in Spiennes

#581 : Exploring the Neolithic flint mines in Spiennes

Nico May 30, 2021 0

Idea #581 – Exploring the Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes in Belgium The archeological site of Spiennes is one of the oldest and of the vastest centers of extraction of flint in Europe. Strewed

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#606 : Exploring the Scythian Necropolis of Besshatyr in Kazakhstan

#606 : Exploring the Scythian Necropolis of Besshatyr in Kazakhstan

Nico May 26, 2021 0

Idea #605 – Exploring the Scythian Necropolis of Besshatyr in Kazakhstan The Besshatyr necropolis is the main ethnographic and archaeological site of the Altyn Emel Nature Park. Besshatyr is a burial place of the

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#711 – Exploring the remains of Tikal in Guatemala

#711 – Exploring the remains of Tikal in Guatemala

Nico May 25, 2021 0

Idea #711 – Exploring the remains of Tikal in Guatemala Tikal National Park is located in the province of Peten, in northern Guatemala, in a vast forest area often called the Mayan forest, which

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#265 : Visiting the second Rome in Germany

#265 : Visiting the second Rome in Germany

Nico May 23, 2021 0

Idea # 265 – Visiting the city of Trier Trier is a city of Germany, in Land of Rhineland-Palatinate. In the year 17 BC, a Roman colony was founded, known under the name of

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#457 : Visiting the early christian necropolis of Pecs in Hungary

#457 : Visiting the early christian necropolis of Pecs in Hungary

Nico May 23, 2021 0

Idea #457 – Visiting the early christian necropolis of Pecs in Hungary Following the western annexation of Hungary by Roman Empire, Romain founded the city of Sopianae. It becomes a Christian important city during the first half

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#311 : Exploring the Greek Island of the three Graces in Symi

#311 : Exploring the Greek Island of the three Graces in Symi

Nico May 22, 2021 0

Idée #311 – Visiting the Island of Symi 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

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#330 : Exploring the Neolithic village of Skara Brae

#330 : Exploring the Neolithic village of Skara Brae

Nico May 19, 2021 0

Idea #330 – Visiting the archeological site of Skara Brae in Orkney Islands Skara Brae is a Neolithic archeological site situated on an island of the Orkney, in the North of the Scotland. The

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#372 : Discovering the sacred city of Anuradhapura

#372 : Discovering the sacred city of Anuradhapura

Nico May 18, 2021 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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#564 : Exploring the ruines of Alexander The Great’s Gerasa

#564 : Exploring the ruines of Alexander The Great’s Gerasa

Nico May 16, 2021 0

Idea #564 – Exploring the ruines of Alexander The Great’s Gerasa Gerasa, known also under the name of Jerash, was founded at the end of the IVth century B.C.. According to the legend, the

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#560 : Visiting Moses’s sanctuary of the Mount Nebo in Jordan

#560 : Visiting Moses’s sanctuary of the Mount Nebo in Jordan

Nico May 15, 2021 0

Idea #560 – Visiting Moses’s sanctuary of the Mount Nebo in Jordan The mount Nébo (in Hebrew the “hill”, the “tumulus”) is a 817 meter summit, situated in the West of current Jordan. In

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#325 : Exploring Hadrian’s wall in Scotland

#325 : Exploring Hadrian’s wall in Scotland

Nico May 14, 2021 0

Idea #325 – Exploring Hadrian’s wall in Scotland The Hadrian’s Wall (, Hadrian waw it scots, Vallum Aeliumnote in Latin) is a wall border strengthened, set up stone and in peat. It was built

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