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# 164: On the rock… in Monaco

# 164: On the rock… in Monaco

Nico January 30, 2020 0

Idea # 164 – Visiting the Principality of Monaco Monaco is a 2,02 km² city- state, situated by the sea the Mediterranean Sea, along Côte d’Azur (French Riviera), in about twenty kilometers east of

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#371: Exploring the remains of the fabulous Garden City of Parakramabahu the Great.

#371: Exploring the remains of the fabulous Garden City of Parakramabahu the Great.

Nico January 29, 2020 0

Idée #371 – Exploring the remains of the fabulous Garden City of Parakramabahu the Great. Second capital of Sri Lanka after the destruction of Anuradhapura in 993, Polonnaruwa includes, next to the Brahmanical monuments

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#319: Visiting the Spanish capital Madre de Dios

#319: Visiting the Spanish capital Madre de Dios

Nico January 25, 2020 0

Idée #319 – Visiting the city of Madrid in Spain Madrid is the capital and most big city of Spain. The city was founded in the IVth century by Romain, who baptize the castrum

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#500 : Discovering the old city of Baku in Azerbaijan

#500 : Discovering the old city of Baku in Azerbaijan

Nico January 25, 2020 0

Idea #500 – Discovering the old city of Baku in Azerbaijan The city of Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan, in the east of the country, on the south shore of the peninsula of Abseron,

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# 208: Getting to Bratislava

# 208: Getting to Bratislava

Nico January 24, 2020 0

Idea # 208: Visiting Bratislava, capital of Slovakia Bratislava, known historically under the name of Pressburg (Presporok in Slovak, Pozsony in Hungarian, Pozun in Croatian), is the capital of Slovakia since 1993. The city

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#38 : Visiting Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman

#38 : Visiting Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman

Nico January 19, 2020 0

Idea #38 – Visiting Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman Muscat, located on the coast of the Gulf of Oman, is one of the oldest cities in the Middle East. Tombs of

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#446 : Exploring the Ribat and the medina of Rabat

#446 : Exploring the Ribat and the medina of Rabat

Nico January 19, 2020 0

Idea #446 – Exploring the Ribat and the medina of Rabat Rabat (in arabic : الرباط, ar-Ribaaṭ, in berberian: ⵕⵕⴱⴰⴹ, Errbaṭ, in darija: الرّباط, er-Rbaṭ) is the economic capital of Morocco. The city was founded in 1150 by

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#476 : Reaching the rooftop of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris

#476 : Reaching the rooftop of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris

Nico January 15, 2020 0

Idea #476 – Reaching the rooftop of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris The Arc de Triomphe of the Place de l’Étoile, often simply called the Arc de Triomphe, is a  construction decided by emperor

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#510 : Visiting the historic city of Tbilissi in Georgia

#510 : Visiting the historic city of Tbilissi in Georgia

Nico January 9, 2020 0

Idea #510 – Visiting the historic city of Tbilissi in Georgia The city of Tbilisi, the capital of the Republic of Georgia, sits over the banks of the river Koura. According to the legend, the city

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# 122: Strolling in Ljubljana

# 122: Strolling in Ljubljana

Nico January 8, 2020 0

Idea # 122 – Visit Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia Capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana counts a little less than 300 thousand inhabitants. Situated in the crossroads of several cultures, it is marked by its history

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#440 : Meeting the Little Mermaid in Copenhaguen

#440 : Meeting the Little Mermaid in Copenhaguen

Nico January 5, 2020 0

Idea #440 – Visiting the historic city of Copenhaguen Copenhagen (in Danish København) is the capital and the biggest city of Denmark. Founded in the Xth century by the Vikings, Copenhagen was originally a fishermen’s village,

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# 88: Spending white nights in St Petersburg

# 88: Spending white nights in St Petersburg

Nico December 27, 2019 0

Idea # 89 – Visit of Saint Petersburg Санкт-Петербург was the capital of Russia, from 1712 till 1917. It was founded in 1703 by czar Peter the Great, in a region competed for a

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# 272: Visiting the capital of the Republic of Ragusa

# 272: Visiting the capital of the Republic of Ragusa

Nico December 26, 2019 0

Idea # 272 – Visit Dubrovnik in Croatia   Dubrovnik, or Ragusa of its former French name, is a city of Croatia, capital of the Comitat de Dubrovnik-Neretva. It was formerly the capital of

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# 144: Crossing the Green Line in Nicosia

# 144: Crossing the Green Line in Nicosia

Nico December 23, 2019 0

Idea # 144 – Crossing the border of Nicosia, the last divided capital Since July, 1974, Cyprus is cut in two by a demarcation line, called “ green line ” (or ” line Attila

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#452 : Visiting the district of Pest in Budapest

#452 : Visiting the district of Pest in Budapest

Nico December 6, 2019 0

Idea #452 – Visiting the district of Pest in Budapest Since 1873, the formercity of Pest has formed the city of Budapest, with Óbuda and the former Buda, on the other bank of the

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