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  • Iceland to Turkey, Spain to Estonia

    Iceland to Turkey, Spain to Estonia

    I’ve been busy, in Oct I started with Iceland, went on to England, France, Germany , Netherlands , Switzerland , with a two month stay in Turkey. Then I flew back north and decided to go to Baltic states in the middle of winter , yes it cold but beautiful. so I drove from Cologne…

  • Palamutbuku

    I have been here a little over a week rial Turkey and beautiful sea and beaches Along with more than 2100 years of history Knidos a huge city in Hellenistic Greece And warm and sunny

  • Matterhorn


    After nearly going to the top, via cable  car I just had to post some more photos If you don’t know Matterhorn I’m not sure what you have been doing.  It is a large, near-symmetrical pyramidal peak in the extended Monte Rosa area of the Pennine Alps, whose summit is 4,478 metres (14,692 ft) high, making it…

  • Switzerland cern

    Switzerland cern

    I have been in Switzerland for a few days now. I started in Geneva. One has to eat, and then chocolate.                Lake Geneva Now for the Really good stuff. Geneva is home to CERN,European Organization for Nuclear Research , the birth place of world wide web, here is server…

  • Carian Trail ,Turkey

    Carian Trail ,Turkey

    The latest new idea. Datça Peninsula: 240.7 km. The section starts from Old town of Datça, 3 km before Datça, and follows Hızırşah, Domuzçukuru, Mesudiye, Palamutbükü, Knidos, Karaköy, Kızlan, Emecik, Balıkaşıran, Akçapınar, and ends in Akyaka. The Carian Trail is an 820 km long-distance footpath exploring the South Western corner of Turkey through the modern provinces of…

  • Koblenz, with Deutsches Eck

    Koblenz, with Deutsches Eck

    Today’s adventure was a bit further south from Cologne, to Koblenz.  Again lots of history, from Roman’s thur medieval Germany to the world wars and today. Lots of walking around and visiting places of interest, quite a few things were closed for winter but plenty of shopping opportunities Koblenz (German: KoblenzGerman pronunciation:[ˈkoːblɛnt͡s] ( listen)), also spelled Coblenz…

  • Bonn, birthplace of Beethoven

    Bonn, birthplace of Beethoven

    Bonn, a small city on the Rhine, The Federal City of Bonn (German pronunciation:[ˈbɔn] ( listen)) is a city on the banks of the Rhine in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, with a population of over 300,000. About 24 km (15 mi) south-southeast of Cologne, Bonn is in the southernmost part of the Rhine-Ruhr region, Germany’s largest metropolitan…

  • 11.11 11:11 Köln Carnival

    11.11 11:11 Köln Carnival

    Today we get see a different side of Germany, only in Cologne. They start the Carnival at 11:11 on the 11 of November.       at the stage, a crush of people , only a tiny bit of wiggle room The Cologne catheral  now at the train station on the way home

  • Rochester town, Cathedral and Castle

    Rochester town, Cathedral and Castle

    I had no idea Rochester was so interesting or important They have a bridge document which pre dates the Magna Carta The Romans built a bridge across the River Medway as part of Watling Street, carrying traffic from London to Dover (the port for Continental Europe) In AD 560, King Ethelbert of Kent came to…