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# 119: Visiting the land of the Krakow’s Dragon

# 119: Visiting the land of the Krakow’s Dragon

Nico July 8, 2020 0

Idea # 119 – A trip in Krakow European Capital of Culture in 2000, Krakow is one of the most oldest and most important Polish cities. According to legend, the city was founded by

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#309: Visiting the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes’ palace

#309: Visiting the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes’ palace

Nico July 7, 2020 0

Idée #309 – Visiting the medieval city of Rhodes The old town of Rhodes was established in 408 before J.C. by the synoecism of Lindos, Kamiros and Ialyssos. Its famous plan in checkerboard was

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# 223: Visiting the city of Mogador, called the “Well Drawn”

# 223: Visiting the city of Mogador, called the “Well Drawn”

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Idea # 213 – Visit the Medina of Essaouira Essaouira is a harbour city of Morocco, situated on the Atlantic Coast. She is called Mogdura in Portuguese, and “Mogador” in French. It was nicknamed for a

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#562 : Exploring the Krak de Moab castle, in Renaud of Châtillon’s steps

#562 : Exploring the Krak de Moab castle, in Renaud of Châtillon’s steps

Nico July 4, 2020 0

Idea #562 – Exploring the Krak de Moab castle, in Renaud of Châtillon’s steps The Kerak of Moab or Krak of Moabites is a fort dating the XIIth century. It situated in Kerak, the

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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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#503 : Exploring the georgian fortress of Ananouri

#503 : Exploring the georgian fortress of Ananouri

Nico June 11, 2020 0

Idea #503 – Exploring the georgian fortress of Ananouri The fortified monastery by Ananouri is situated on the left bank of the river of Aragvi, in about fifty kilometers of Tbilisi. The architectural complex

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# 236: Visiting the painted and fortified monasteries of Moldavia

# 236: Visiting the painted and fortified monasteries of Moldavia

Nico June 10, 2020 0

Idea # 236 – Visiting the fortified monasteries of Moldavia in Romania Moldavia became an independent state in the XIVth century ; its peak is situated during the crusades of Etienne le Grand against

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#513 : Visiting the remains of the old city of  Şuşa in Nagorno Karabakh

#513 : Visiting the remains of the old city of Şuşa in Nagorno Karabakh

Nico June 9, 2020 0

Idea #513 – Visiting the remains of the old city of  Şuşa in Nagorno Karabakh The city of Chouchi, or Choucha, is a city of the Republic of the Nagorno-Karabakh. The city and its

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#447 : Exploring the Aït Ben Haddou Ksar

#447 : Exploring the Aït Ben Haddou Ksar

Nico June 4, 2020 0

Idea #447 – Exploring the Aït Ben Haddou Ksar Aït-ben-Haddou (in tifinagh : ⴰⵢⵜ ⵃⴰⴷⴷⵓ, en arabe : آيت بن حدّو) is an ighrem (ksar in Arabic) of Morocco, in the province of Ouarzazate.

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# 237: Visiting the Saxon fortified churches in Transylvania

# 237: Visiting the Saxon fortified churches in Transylvania

Nico May 23, 2020 0

Idea # 237 – Visit the Saxon fortified churches in Transylvania Fortified churches in Transylvania are characteristic from Saxon villages and sicules, situated in the southeast of the Transylvania. We counted formerly more three hundred

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#448 – Exploring the Portuguese City of Mazagão in Morocco

#448 – Exploring the Portuguese City of Mazagão in Morocco

Nico May 21, 2020 0

Idea #448 – Exploring the Portuguese City of El Jadida in Morocco El Jadida (in arabic : الجديدة, amazigh : ⵎⴰⵣⴰⴳⵏ), historically called Mazagan, is a coastal city of Morocco, at 96 km from Casablanca. In

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# 234: Visiting the German Transylvania

# 234: Visiting the German Transylvania

Nico May 14, 2020 0

Idea # 234 – Visiting Hermannstadt, the old town of Sibiu The city of Sibiu and its neighborhood are certainly among places the most visited by all Rumania. It is considered, rightly, as one of

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#638 : Visiting the citadel and the Ayaz Qala earthen castle

#638 : Visiting the citadel and the Ayaz Qala earthen castle

Nico May 14, 2020 0

Idea #638 – Visiting the citadel and the Ayaz Qala earthen castle The lands between the city of Urgench, the capital of Khorezm province, and the Aral Sea have been inhabited for thousands of

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# 276: Visiting the beautiful city of the Thebin hero Cadmus

# 276: Visiting the beautiful city of the Thebin hero Cadmus

Nico May 10, 2020 0

Idea # 276 – Visit the old town of Budva Budva is a city of Montenegro. Aged of 2 500 years, Budva is one of the oldest localities on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. A

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#516 – Visiting the troglodytic city of Vardzia in Georgia

#516 – Visiting the troglodytic city of Vardzia in Georgia

Nico May 4, 2020 0

Idea #516 – Visiting the historic city of Vardzia in Georgia Vardzia is a troglodytic archeological site, situated in the South of Georgia, on the Mountain Erusheti in the left bank of the river

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