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#447 : Exploring the Aït Ben Haddou Ksar

#447 : Exploring the Aït Ben Haddou Ksar

Nico January 8, 2021 0

Idea #447 – Exploring the Aït Ben Haddou Ksar Aït-ben-Haddou (in tifinagh : ⴰⵢⵜ ⵃⴰⴷⴷⵓ, en arabe : آيت بن حدّو) is an ighrem (ksar in Arabic) of Morocco, in the province of Ouarzazate.

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#565 : Visiting the muslim Ayyoubide Castle of Ajlun

#565 : Visiting the muslim Ayyoubide Castle of Ajlun

Nico January 6, 2021 0

Idea #565 – Visiting the muslim Ayyoubide Castle of Ajlun The castle of Ajloun, known as Qal’ at Ar-Rabad, is a Muslim fortress of the XIIth century situated in the northwest of Jordan. Placed

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#516 – Visiting the troglodytic city of Vardzia in Georgia

#516 – Visiting the troglodytic city of Vardzia in Georgia

Nico January 5, 2021 0

Idea #516 – Visiting the historic city of Vardzia in Georgia Vardzia is a troglodytic archeological site, situated in the South of Georgia, on the Mountain Erusheti in the left bank of the river

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#396 : Visiting the moghol Red Fort in Delhi

#396 : Visiting the moghol Red Fort in Delhi

Nico January 4, 2021 0

Idea #396 – Visiting the Red Fort in Delhi The Red Fort, so called the Shahjahanabad or Lal Qil’ ah’s palace fort, is a fortress of architecture moghole of Delhi, in India. The Red

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#500 : Discovering the old city of Baku in Azerbaijan

#500 : Discovering the old city of Baku in Azerbaijan

Nico December 29, 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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#316: Visiting the towers of the safest harbour of the Kingdom

#316: Visiting the towers of the safest harbour of the Kingdom

Nico December 26, 2020 0

Idea #316 – visiting the Vauban’s fortifications of la Hougue The first one is continental and the second built on an island, both towers of Hougue and Tatihou are raised as two stony sentinels,

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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 December 25, 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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#637 : Visiting the ancient citadel of Toprak Qala in Ouzbekistan

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

Nico December 24, 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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# 233: Climbing the stairs of the donjon of Pocitelj in Herzegovina

# 233: Climbing the stairs of the donjon of Pocitelj in Herzegovina

Nico December 24, 2020 0

Idea # 233 – Visit of the village of Pocteltj in Bosnia and Herzegovina Pocitelj (in Bosnian: Pocitelj) is a picturesque small village of Herzegovina, built and developed from the end of the Middle Ages

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#525 : Visiting the fortress of Bender in Transnistria

#525 : Visiting the fortress of Bender in Transnistria

Nico December 22, 2020 0

Idea #525 – Visiting the fortress of Bender in Transnistria The citadel of Bender, or Tighina, was an important fortified place of medieval Bessarabie, with those of Soroca, Hotin and Cetatea Alba. The fortress of

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#695 : Visiting the remains of the fortifications of Luxembourg

#695 : Visiting the remains of the fortifications of Luxembourg

Nico December 13, 2020 0

Idea #695 – Visiting the remains of the fortifications of Luxembourg In 963, Count Sigefroi built on the rock of Bock a castle, cradle of the city. Over the centuries, formidable enclosures are erected

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#507 : Meeting the oldest european human Homo Gerogicus Erectus

#507 : Meeting the oldest european human Homo Gerogicus Erectus

Nico November 20, 2020 0

Idea #507 – Meeting the oldest european human Homo Georgicus Erectus in the archeological site of Dmanissi in Georgia The prehistoric archeological site of Dmanissi was discovered during the excavations of a medieval village,

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#696 : Exploring the underground Bock in Luxembourg

#696 : Exploring the underground Bock in Luxembourg

Nico November 15, 2020 0

Idea #696 – Exploring the underground Bock in Luxembourg Intimately linked to the cradle of the city of Luxembourg, the huge underground system of military defense casemates is much later than the foundation of

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#599 : Visiting the Dutch cities of the Hanseatic League

#599 : Visiting the Dutch cities of the Hanseatic League

Nico November 14, 2020 0

Idea #599 – Visiting the Dutch cities of the Hanseatic League In the Middle Ages, a hanse shew traders’ professional association, exercising a common activity. The “Hanse”, also known under the name of Hanseatic

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# 259: Visiting the city of the vampire princess

# 259: Visiting the city of the vampire princess

Nico November 12, 2020 0

Idea # 259 – Visiting the Czech town of Ceski Krumlov Ceský Krumlov is a medieval town in Bohemia of the South. She was named Krumau by the German-speaking population before the Second World

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