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# 278: Getting invited to the banquet of the Superintendent Fouquet

# 278: Getting invited to the banquet of the Superintendent Fouquet

Nico February 20, 2020 0

Idea # 278 – Visiting the Castle of Vaux le Vicomte The castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte, situated on the territory of the French municipality of Maincy, in 50 km in the South is from Paris

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#625 : Exploring the monumental remains of Gonur Tepe of the Bronze Age in the Karakum Desert

#625 : Exploring the monumental remains of Gonur Tepe of the Bronze Age in the Karakum Desert

Nico February 17, 2020 0

Idea #625 – Exploring the monumental remains of Gonur Tepe of the Bronze Age in the Karakum Desert The site of Gonur Depe in Turkmenistan was discovered by Soviet archaeologists in the 1950s in

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#629 : Strolling in the Tsarist times Samarkand

#629 : Strolling in the Tsarist times Samarkand

Nico February 14, 2020 0

Idea #629 – Strolling in the Tsarist times Samarkand The historic city of Samarkand, located in a large oasis in the Zeravchan Valley in northeastern Uzbekistan, is considered the crossroads of world cultures, with

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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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#475 : Visiting the royal Saltworks of Arc en Senans and Salins les Bains

#475 : Visiting the royal Saltworks of Arc en Senans and Salins les Bains

Nico February 12, 2020 0

Idea #475 – Visiting the royal Saltworks of Arc en Senans and Salins les Bains The Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains is a rare example of industrial site previous to the XIXth century. It occupies a surface 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 February 10, 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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#437 : Meeting the King Bluetooth, foundator of the realm of Denmark

#437 : Meeting the King Bluetooth, foundator of the realm of Denmark

Nico February 9, 2020 0

Idea #437 : Visiting the tumuli of Jelling Situated in the center of the peninsula of Jutland, Jelling was a royal monument under the reign of Gorm and his son Harald, know Under the nickname ” blue

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#623 : Visiting the capital of the Parthians in Nisa in Turkmenistan

#623 : Visiting the capital of the Parthians in Nisa in Turkmenistan

Nico February 8, 2020 0

Idea #623 – Visiting the capital of the Parthians in Nisa in Turkmenistan Nisa was the capital of the Parthian Empire that dominated this region of Central Asia from the middle of the third

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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 February 8, 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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#147 : Exploring the vestiges of the neolithic village of Choirokoitia in Cyprus

#147 : Exploring the vestiges of the neolithic village of Choirokoitia in Cyprus

Nico February 4, 2020 0

Idea #147- Exploring the vestiges of the neolithic village of Choirokoitia in Cyprus Situated in the District of Larnaka, in approximately 6 km of the south coast of Cyprus, the Neolithic site of Choirokoitia

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#587: Exploring the megaliths of Armorique

#587: Exploring the megaliths of Armorique

Nico February 2, 2020 0

Idée #587 – Visiter la zone mégalithique du Golfe du Morbihan The site of Carnac was probably occupied since the 5th millennium BC, in a continuous way. The megalithic alignments of Carnac, counting 2934

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#478 : Diving in the Cortez Sea in Mexico

#478 : Diving in the Cortez Sea in Mexico

Nico February 1, 2020 0

Idea #478 – Diving in the Cortez Sea in Mexico The Cortez Sea, situated east of the peninsula of Baja California, was nicknamed the biggest aquarium of the world by Cousteau. It is a

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#557 : Getting lost in the ruins of the Byzantine city of Umm er Rasas or Kastrom Mefa’

#557 : Getting lost in the ruins of the Byzantine city of Umm er Rasas or Kastrom Mefa’

Nico January 31, 2020 0

Idée #557 – Getting lost in the ruins of the Byzantine city of Umm er Rasas or Kastrom Mefa’ Situated in the southeast of Madaba in border of a semi-arid steppe, the archeological site

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#634 : Visiting the Royal Necropolis Shah I Zinda in Samarkand

#634 : Visiting the Royal Necropolis Shah I Zinda in Samarkand

Nico January 30, 2020 0

Idea #634 – Visiting the Royal Necropolis Shah I Zinda in Samarkand Shah-e-Zindeh (Persian: شاه زنده, meaning “living king”) is a necropolis northeast of Samarkand, made up of many mausoleums, the oldest of which

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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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