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#500 : Discovering the old city of Baku in Azerbaijan

#500 : Discovering the old city of Baku in Azerbaijan

Nico January 25, 2020 0

Idea #500 – Discovering the old city of Baku in Azerbaijan The city of Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan, in the east of the country, on the south shore of the peninsula of Abseron,

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#484 – Visiting the Khans’ Palace of Sheki on the Silk Route in Azerbaijan

#484 – Visiting the Khans’ Palace of Sheki on the Silk Route in Azerbaijan

Nico January 17, 2020 0

Idea #484 – Visiting the Khans’ Palace of Sheki on the Silk Route in Azerbaijan Sheki (also Seki or Shaki) is a historic city of Azerbaijan, in the woody piedmont of the Big Caucasus,

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# 362: Offering a nightly ballet of manta rays

# 362: Offering a nightly ballet of manta rays

Nico January 17, 2020 0

Idea # 362 – Diving at night with the manta rays The Maldive Islands are one of the two better regions to the world where it is possible to observe manta rays during night

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#382 : Observing the sri lankan wildlife

#382 : Observing the sri lankan wildlife

Nico January 15, 2020 0

Idea #382 – Observing the Sri Lankan wildlife The national park of Uda Walawe is in the South of Sri Lanka, in approximately 190 kilometers from Colombo, between the national parks of Hortons Plain

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#637 : Visiting the ancient citadel of Toprak Qala in Ouzbekistan

#637 : Visiting the ancient citadel of Toprak Qala in Ouzbekistan

Nico January 14, 2020 0

Idea #637 – Visiting the ancient citadel of Toprak Qala in Ouzbekistan 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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#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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#510 : Visiting the historic city of Tbilissi in Georgia

#510 : Visiting the historic city of Tbilissi in Georgia

Nico January 9, 2020 0

Idea #510 – Visiting the historic city of Tbilissi in Georgia The city of Tbilisi, the capital of the Republic of Georgia, sits over the banks of the river Koura. According to the legend, the city

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#616 : Visiting the citadel of Khodjent in Tajikistan

#616 : Visiting the citadel of Khodjent in Tajikistan

Nico January 9, 2020 0

Idea #616 – Visiting the citadel of Khodjent in Tajikistan In 323 BC BC, after his marriage with Roxane and before undertaking the campaign of India, Alexander the Great leaves his headquarters in Maracanda

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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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#560 : Visiting Moses’s sanctuary of the Mount Nebo in Jordan

#560 : Visiting Moses’s sanctuary of the Mount Nebo in Jordan

Nico January 6, 2020 0

Idea #560 – Visiting Moses’s sanctuary of the Mount Nebo in Jordan The mount Nébo (in Hebrew the “hill”, the “tumulus”) is a 817 meter summit, situated in the West of current Jordan. In

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#373: Discovering the Sri Lankan Cooking

#373: Discovering the Sri Lankan Cooking

Nico January 5, 2020 0

Idea #373 – Discovering the Sri Lankan Cooking As its Pakistani and Indian neighbours, the Sri Lancan cooking uses rice as the basic ingredient and curry as the main spice a lot. It distinguishes

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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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#489 : Visiting the medieval fortress of Amberd in Armenia

#489 : Visiting the medieval fortress of Amberd in Armenia

Nico January 4, 2020 0

Idea #489 – Visiting the medieval fortress of Amberd in Armenia Amberd is a medieval Armenian fortress of the marz of Aragatsotn. The name “Amberd” results from the Armenian “amp” who means “cloud” and

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#398 : Observing Buffaloes of Swamps in Sri Lanka

#398 : Observing Buffaloes of Swamps in Sri Lanka

Nico January 3, 2020 0

Idea #398 – Observing the Sri Lankan Buffaloes of Swamps The domestic buffalo is also known in French under the names of buffalo of Asia, buffalo of swamps (B. b. bubalis) and buffalo of

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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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