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#628 : Exploring the remains of Afrosiab, Ancient Samarkand

#628 : Exploring the remains of Afrosiab, Ancient Samarkand

Nico March 5, 2021 0

Idea #628 – Exploring the remains of Afrosiab, Ancient 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,

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#395 – Visiting the Qutb Minar the highest tower in India

#395 – Visiting the Qutb Minar the highest tower in India

Nico March 4, 2021 0

Idée #395 – Visiting the Qutb Minar and its buildings Qûtb Minâr or Qutb Minar (“tower of the victory”) is the highest Indian minaret, and the third in the world. Qûtb Minâr, the highest

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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 March 4, 2021 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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#368 : Climbing the stairs to the Lion of the Maidens of Sigiriya

#368 : Climbing the stairs to the Lion of the Maidens of Sigiriya

Nico March 3, 2021 0

Idea #368 – Visiting Sigiriya Citadel in Sri Lanka Sigiriya, the “lion rock” is a major archaeological site in Sri Lanka. Former royal capital, the site has been occupied at least since the 2nd

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#240 : Discovering the secret Thracian graves

#240 : Discovering the secret Thracian graves

Nico March 3, 2021 0

Idea #240 – Exploring the Thracian tombs in Bulgaria The historic and archaeological reserve of Sboryanovo covers the part the West of the plateau of Ludogorie, along the river Krapinets, between the villages of

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#611 : Visiting the remains of the city of Uzgen in Kirghizstan

#611 : Visiting the remains of the city of Uzgen in Kirghizstan

Nico March 3, 2021 0

Idée #611 – Visiting the remains of the city of Uzgen in Kirghizstan According to Chinese chronicles, Uzgen was founded in the second century BC, making it one of the oldest Kyrgyz cities. Known

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# 260: Visiting the city of Würzburger Rokoko

# 260: Visiting the city of Würzburger Rokoko

Nico March 3, 2021 0

Idea # 260 – Visiting the Bavarian city of Würzburg Wurtzbourg (in German Würzburg) is a city of Bavaria, situated on Main and northern starting point of the Romantic Road. The city is mentioned

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#246 : Visiting Graz, the Styrian

#246 : Visiting Graz, the Styrian

Nico February 27, 2021 0

Idea # 246 – Visiting Graz, the capital of Styria  Graz is the second city of Austria, capital of the province of Styria (Steiermark in German). Graz is build around the hill of Schloßberg.

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#578 : Hiking up to the grave of the Monastery in Petra

#578 : Hiking up to the grave of the Monastery in Petra

Nico February 27, 2021 0

Idea #578 – Hiking up to the grave of the Monastery in Petra Deir (from Arabic al-Deir, “the monastery”) is the Petra’s biggest building. Its function is bound in one funeral rite, probably that

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#383 : Visiting the old portuguese city of Galle in Sri Lanka

#383 : Visiting the old portuguese city of Galle in Sri Lanka

Nico February 27, 2021 0

Idée #383 – Visiting the old city of Galle Galle is a city situated on the southwest point of Sri Lanka, in 119 km from Colombo. Before the arrival of the Portuguese, the city

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#239 : Visiting Prizren in Kosovo

#239 : Visiting Prizren in Kosovo

Nico February 26, 2021 0

Idea #239 – Visiting Prizren in Kosovo Prizren is a city of Kosovo. In Antiquity, the city was known under the name of Theranda and lived by Dardans, Dardanes or Dardaniens. The city is

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#609 : Exploring the remains of the Balasagun city in Kirghizstan

#609 : Exploring the remains of the Balasagun city in Kirghizstan

Nico February 24, 2021 0

Idea #609 – Exploring the remains of the Balasagun city in Kirghizstan Balasagun is an ancient Sogdian town located in present-day Kyrgyzstan, in the Chu River Valley between Bishkek and Yssyk Kul Lake. It

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#247 : Visiting Mozart’s birthplace in Salzburg

#247 : Visiting Mozart’s birthplace in Salzburg

Nico February 22, 2021 0

Idea # 246 – Visiting Salzburg The site would have been occupied from the Neolithic, then by the Illyrians, followed by the Celts in 400 before J.C. In 45, Juvavum became a member of

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#20 : Visiting Manneken Pis

#20 : Visiting Manneken Pis

Nico February 22, 2021 0

Idée #20 – Spending a Week end in Brussels Brussels, capital of Belgium, cabbage, waffles, birthplace of the Manneken Pis chti, and its Grand Place, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO … The first

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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 22, 2021 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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