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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 July 3, 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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#387 : Visiting the old convents and churches of Goa

#387 : Visiting the old convents and churches of Goa

Nico July 2, 2020 0

Idea #387 – Visiting the old churches and convents of Goa Goa, the former capital of Portuguese India, holds exceptional set of convents and churches, contemporaries of the colonial and evangelizing presence. Let us

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# 267: Basking on the terraces of the Venetian palaces of Montenegrin captains

# 267: Basking on the terraces of the Venetian palaces of Montenegrin captains

Nico July 2, 2020 0

Idea # 267 – Visit the village of Perast in Montenegro The village of Perast in Montenegro (in Italian, Perasto) is a charming and peaceful town, situated on the north bank of the Bouches

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# 280: Exploring the tomb of Philip of Macedon

# 280: Exploring the tomb of Philip of Macedon

Nico June 28, 2020 0

Idea # 280 – Exploring the royal tumulus of Vergina in Greece The antique city of Vergina, situated on the north foothills of the massif of Piérie, was identified with certainty as being the

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# 250: Visiting the Sudeten Telc

# 250: Visiting the Sudeten Telc

Nico June 27, 2020 0

Idea # 250 – Visiting the old town of Telc The City of Telc, situated near the southwest border between Moravia and the Bohemia, is quoted for the first time towards 1333-13335, when the

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#465 : Having a look at the evidence of the dinausores’ killer meteorite

#465 : Having a look at the evidence of the dinausores’ killer meteorite

Nico June 26, 2020 0

Idea #465 – Exploring the geological site of Stevns Klint The geologic site of Stevns Klint, which includes a long coast of 15km with fossil cliffs, is an exceptional testimony of the impact of

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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 June 24, 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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Idea #427 : Exploring the city of Meknes in Morocco

Idea #427 : Exploring the city of Meknes in Morocco

Nico June 23, 2020 0

Idea #427 – Exploring the city of Meknes in Morocco Meknes was founded in 711 by the tribe amazighe Meknassas, which gave him his name. Almoravides makes uneplace serviceman in the XIth century. Almohades

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# 277: Following the footsteps of Trajan, conqueror of Dacia

# 277: Following the footsteps of Trajan, conqueror of Dacia

Nico June 19, 2020 0

Idea # 277 – Visit the site of the ancient city of Nikopolis ad Istrum The ruins of the Roman and Byzantine city of Nicopolis ad Istrum are situated in approximately 20 km in

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#372: Discovering the sacred city of Anuradhapura

#372: Discovering the sacred city of Anuradhapura

Nico June 19, 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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#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 June 17, 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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# 53: Exploring Scandola Reserve (Corsica)

# 53: Exploring Scandola Reserve (Corsica)

Nico June 17, 2020 0

Idea # 53 – Visit of the sea side of the reserve of Scandola (Corsica) The so-called peninsula “Scandola” consists of caves and creeks in igneous rocks ; inaccessible, extended over 50,000 hectares, they are home to

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#620 : Visiting one of the first Central Asian cities in Sarazm in Tajikistan

#620 : Visiting one of the first Central Asian cities in Sarazm in Tajikistan

Nico June 16, 2020 0

Idea #620 – Visiting one of the first Central Asian cities in Sarazm, Tajikistan Sarazm, which means “the beginning of the earth”, is an archaeological site that testifies to sedentary human settlements in Central

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#452 : Visiting the district of Pest in Budapest

#452 : Visiting the district of Pest in Budapest

Nico June 12, 2020 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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#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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