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#420 : Visiting the biggest cathedral of Middle America

#420 : Visiting the biggest cathedral of Middle America

Nico February 13, 2020 0

Idea #420 – Visiting the city of Leon and its cathedral in Nicaragua León, of its full name Santiago of los Caballeros de León, is situated in approximately 80 km northwest from Managua, and

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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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# 438 : Visiting the Moravian Church colony of Christiansfeld

# 438 : Visiting the Moravian Church colony of Christiansfeld

Nico January 22, 2020 0

Idea #438 – Visiting the city of Christiansfeld in Denmark Founded in 1773 in Jutland of the South, this colony is an example of strategic populating of the moravian Church, a Lutheran free congregation based

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#499 – Exploring the monastery of Khor Virap near of Mount Ararat

#499 – Exploring the monastery of Khor Virap near of Mount Ararat

Nico January 13, 2020 0

Idea #499 – Exploring the monastery of Khor Virap near of Mount Ararat  The monastery of Khor Virap (in Armenian “the deep well”) in reference to St Grégoire’s martyr, is situated at the foot of

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#494 : Exploring the monastery of the Holy Lance of Geghard in Armenia

#494 : Exploring the monastery of the Holy Lance of Geghard in Armenia

Nico January 9, 2020 0

Idea #494 – Exploring the monastery of the Holy Lance of Geghard in Armenia Geghard, or Gherart, or Holy Lance of Geghard, is an Armenian monastery situated in the marz of Kotayk, from Yerevan. The

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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 January 7, 2020 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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#393 : Climbing the hot steps of the Rockfort Temple in Trichi

#393 : Climbing the hot steps of the Rockfort Temple in Trichi

Nico January 5, 2020 0

Idée #393 – Climbing the steps of the Rockfort Temple in Trichi The strong, modest Rock fortress created by Nayak in the XVIth century on a rock peak, dominate Tiruchirapally, that’s to say the

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#506 : Exploring the Ghelati monastery in Koutaïssi

#506 : Exploring the Ghelati monastery in Koutaïssi

Nico January 3, 2020 0

Idea #506 – Exploring the Ghelati monastery in Koutaïssi The city of Koutaïssi is a the second biggest city in Georgia, known for its churches and other cultural buildings. Known historically under the name of Ééa, or

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#503 : Exploring the georgian fortress of Ananouri

#503 : Exploring the georgian fortress of Ananouri

Nico December 31, 2019 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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# 192: Exploring the 100000 Buddha caves

# 192: Exploring the 100000 Buddha caves

Nico December 21, 2019 0

Idea # 192: Visiting the Longmen Caves  More than twenty centuries ago, in the time when Luoyang was major Oof, an emperor bases the first Buddhist monastery of Far East. At the end of

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#515 : Visiting the monastery of Haghpat in Armenia

#515 : Visiting the monastery of Haghpat in Armenia

Nico December 19, 2019 0

Idea #515 – Visiting the monastery of Haghpat in Armenia The monastery of Sanahin and the one of Haghpat, are situated in the marz of Lorri. These two Byzantine monasteries, founded during the period of prosperity of

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#467 : Going Upstairs in Michel Angelo’s Dome

#467 : Going Upstairs in Michel Angelo’s Dome

Nico December 18, 2019 0

Idea # 467 – Visiting Saint Peter’s Basilica and going upstairs in the Dome After the circular place with double colonnade, with palaces and gardens which surround it, the Saint Peter basilica, the biggest religious building to

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# 84: Visiting the temples & tombs of Upper Egypt

# 84: Visiting the temples & tombs of Upper Egypt

Nico December 12, 2019 0

Idea # 84 – Visit the temples of Upper Egypt Thebes contains the most extraordinary stories in the history, art and religion of ancient Egypt. Hundreds of rulers, the pharaohs to Roman emperors, beautified

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#488 : Visiting the fortified monastery of Akthala in Armenia

#488 : Visiting the fortified monastery of Akthala in Armenia

Nico December 4, 2019 0

#488 – Visiting the fortified monastery of Akthala in Arenia The monastery of Akhtala is an Armenian monastery-fortress of the Xth century, situated near the city of Akhtala, in Lorri’s marz, at 185 kilometers in

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#501 : Visiting the archeological site of Tatev in Armenia

#501 : Visiting the archeological site of Tatev in Armenia

Nico November 28, 2019 0

Idea #501 – Visiting the archeological site of Tatev in Armenia  The monastery of Tatev is situated in the region of Goris, in 316 km from Yerevan, in the southeast of Armenia, in the marz of

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