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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 20, 2021 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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#192 : Exploring the 100000 Buddha caves

#192 : Exploring the 100000 Buddha caves

Nico January 7, 2021 0

Idea #192 – Visiting the Longmen Caves  More than twenty centuries ago, in the time when Luoyang was major Oof, an emperor bases the first Buddhist monastery of Far East. At the end of

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# 126: Meeting the God Bee in Tulum

# 126: Meeting the God Bee in Tulum

Nico December 28, 2020 0

Idea # 126- Visit the Mayan archaeological site of Tulum The Mayan city, probably founded to 564, lies on a rocky point, overlooking turquoise waters, closed by the second largest coral reef in the

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# 163: Traipsing as a Turkish delight in Istanbul

# 163: Traipsing as a Turkish delight in Istanbul

Nico December 23, 2020 Comments Off on # 163: Traipsing as a Turkish delight in Istanbul

Idea # 163 – Visit Istanbul and taste delight Istanbul remains a city particularly dense, very vast, formed by small alleys which wind on several hills, around Bosphorus. All the styles of construction are

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# 230: Exploring the ancient Dacian citadels

# 230: Exploring the ancient Dacian citadels

Nico December 17, 2020 Comments Off on # 230: Exploring the ancient Dacian citadels

Idea # 230 – Explore the ancient Dacian citadels in Roumania In the Mountains of Oratie, six fortresses were settled in the Dacian period, between Ier century BC and Ier century AD, toprotect the

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#480 : Exploring the Diri Baba’s mausoleum in Azerbaijan

#480 : Exploring the Diri Baba’s mausoleum in Azerbaijan

Nico December 15, 2020 0

Idea #480 : Exploring the Diri Baba’s mausoleum in Azerbaijan Diri Baba’ mausoleum is a site of pilgrimage very well known in Azerbaijan. Placed in front of an antique cemetery, the mausoleum is situated on the road,

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#371: Exploring the fabulous Garden City of Parakramabahu the Great

#371: Exploring the fabulous Garden City of Parakramabahu the Great

Nico December 10, 2020 0

Idea #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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#483 : Visiting the historic city of Şamaxı in Azerbaijan

#483 : Visiting the historic city of Şamaxı in Azerbaijan

Nico December 9, 2020 0

Idea #483 – Visiting the historic city of Şamaxı in Azerbaijan Samaxi, also named Chemakha is a city of Azerbaijan and the capital of the raïon of Chamakhi. The city counts 30 000 inhabitants. The

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#511 : Visiting Jvari monastery in Georgia

#511 : Visiting Jvari monastery in Georgia

Nico November 27, 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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#467 : Going Upstairs in Michel Angelo’s Dome

#467 : Going Upstairs in Michel Angelo’s Dome

Nico November 22, 2020 0

Idea # 467 – Visiting Saint Peter’s Basilica and going upstairs in the Dome After the circular place with double colonnade, with palaces and gardens which surround it, the Saint Peter basilica, the biggest religious building to

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#415 : Visiting the Aurobindo’s Ashram

#415 : Visiting the Aurobindo’s Ashram

Nico November 20, 2020 0

Idée #415 – Visiting the Aurobindo’s Ashram The ashram of Sri Aurobindo was established in Pondicherry on November 24th, 1926. Sri Aurobindo withdraws there then with his partner, Mirra Alfassa, more known under the

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# 198: Visiting the Empress Cixi in summer palace

# 198: Visiting the Empress Cixi in summer palace

Nico October 22, 2020 0

Idea # 198: Visit the summer palace of the emperors of China in Beijing In 1750, Emperor Qianlong  settled down  the ancient Summer palace, to be the residence of his mother, in the northwest of

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#416 : Exploring the sanctuary caves of Badami

#416 : Exploring the sanctuary caves of Badami

Nico October 19, 2020 0

Idea #416 – Discovering the archeological site of Badami Known formerly under the name of Vatapi or Vatapipura, Badami was in VIth century and VIIth century the capital of the powerful dynasty of Chalukya.

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#466 : Visiting the Danish Kings’ Graves in Roskilde

#466 : Visiting the Danish Kings’ Graves in Roskilde

Nico October 17, 2020 0

Idea #466 – Visiting the Danish Kings’ Graves in Roskilde The cathedral of the Holy Trinity of Roskilde is an ancient memorial and a Danish royal necropolis. She was the only one of Seeland

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#379: Return to the Sacred Scriptures of Buddhism at Aluvihara

#379: Return to the Sacred Scriptures of Buddhism at Aluvihara

Nico October 8, 2020 0

Idea #379 – Visiting the monastery of Aluvihara in Sri Lanka The monastery of Aluvihara sits right next to the main Kandy–Dambulla highway. Despite its modest size, Aluvihara is of great significance in the

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