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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 May 20, 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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#514 : Visiting the monastery of Sanahin in Armenia

#514 : Visiting the monastery of Sanahin in Armenia

Nico May 15, 2020 0

Idea  #514 – Visiting the monstery of Sanahin in Armenia The monastery of Sanahin and that of Haghpat, are situated in the marz of Lorri. These two Byzantine monasteries, founded during the period of prosperity 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 May 3, 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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#395 – Visiting the Qutb Minar the highest tower in India

#395 – Visiting the Qutb Minar the highest tower in India

Nico May 1, 2020 0

Idée #395 – Visiting the Qutb Minar and its buildings Qûtb Minâr or Qutb Minar (“tower of the victory”) is the highest Indian minaret, and the third in the world. Qûtb Minâr, the highest

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# 137: Discovering the Secrets of the Pyramid of Chichen Itza

# 137: Discovering the Secrets of the Pyramid of Chichen Itza

Nico April 26, 2020 0

Idea # 137- Visit of the Mayan site of Chichen Itza in Mexico Chichén Itzá is an ancient maya city situated in the peninsula of Yucatán, in Mexico. Chichén Itzá was probably, in the

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#511 : Visiting Jvari monastery in Georgia

#511 : Visiting Jvari monastery in Georgia

Nico April 10, 2020 0

Idea #511 – Visiting Jvari monastery in Georgia The monastery of Jvari, or Djvari (in Georgian: ” Monastery of the Cross “) is an orthodox Georgian monastery of the VIth century situated near Mtskheta.

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#578 : Hiking up to the grave of the Monastery in Petra

#578 : Hiking up to the grave of the Monastery in Petra

Nico April 7, 2020 0

Idea #578 – Hiking up to the grave of the Monastery in Petra Deir (from Arabic al-Deir, “the monastery”) is the Petra’s biggest building. Its function is bound in one funeral rite, probably that

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#372: Discovering the sacred city of Anuradhapura

#372: Discovering the sacred city of Anuradhapura

Nico April 4, 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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#502 : Looking for the tunic of the Christ to Mtskheta in Georgia

#502 : Looking for the tunic of the Christ to Mtskheta in Georgia

Nico April 2, 2020 0

Idea #502 – Looking for the tunic of the Christ to Mtskheta in Georgia Mtskheta was the capital of the kingdom of Iberia, from the IIIth century BC to the 5th century. The place would

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#501 : Visiting the archeological site of Tatev in Armenia

#501 : Visiting the archeological site of Tatev in Armenia

Nico March 30, 2020 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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#490 : Visiting the antic temple of Mithra in Garni

#490 : Visiting the antic temple of Mithra in Garni

Nico March 28, 2020 0

Idea #490 – Visiting the antic temple of Mithra in Garni, in Armenia The temple of Garni is a Hellenistic, renowned Greek temple, situated in Garni in Armenia, in approximately 30 kilometers in the southeast

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#503 : Exploring the georgian fortress of Ananouri

#503 : Exploring the georgian fortress of Ananouri

Nico March 24, 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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#370: Discovering one of the oldest shrines in Sri Lanka

#370: Discovering one of the oldest shrines in Sri Lanka

Nico March 21, 2020 0

Idée #370 – Visiting the Golden Temple of Dambulla in Sri Lanka The city of Dambulla is built around a wide granite rock which contains an important complex of caves, Raja Maha Vihara, dating

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# 138: Climbing the Pyramid of Coba

# 138: Climbing the Pyramid of Coba

Nico March 14, 2020 0

Idea # 138- Visit the Mayan site of Coba in Mexico Cobá is an important archeological site belonging to the Mayan civilization. It is about the most important site of the peninsula of Yucatán

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# 194: Visiting Shanghai, the Pearl of Orient

# 194: Visiting Shanghai, the Pearl of Orient

Nico March 7, 2020 0

Idea # 194: Strolling in the city of Shanghai At the end of the Ogaden War, in 1842, the triumphant Westerners demand in China the creation of five free harbours : Canton, Ningbo, Amoy,

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