Category Archives: 2010

Barcelona, (Spain)

“Phoenician Barkeno”, “Ancien Greek Βαρκινών”, “Roman Barcino”, “Ciudad Condal” With so many trips and visits to one of my all time favorite cities in the world; usually coming once or twice a year since 2003 mainly to visit and enjoy being with all … Continue reading

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Soller, (Spain)

“Art Nouveau Masterpiece”, “An Ancient Train and Ancient Tram” 23rd of June, 2010 Our day out trip within Majorca was without doubt to Soller. That is all it takes, just one day to fully explore Soller and enjoy the beach … Continue reading

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Astorga, (Spain)

“Asturica Augusta”, “Vrbs Magnifica” 12th of June, 2010 Continuing on this holidays in Spain we decided to spend the day in Astorga, just 52km way from Leon. A major point along the Way of Santiago it comes next after Leon … Continue reading

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Antwerp, (Belgium)

“Gallo-Roman Antverpia”, “The Diamond Capital of the World” 2nd of May, 2010 On another of the frequent weekends spent in Düsseldorf, we visit the city of Antwerp in Belgium. At almost 200km apart, it is one of the farthest destinations we … Continue reading

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The Ruhr Industrial Area, (Germany)

“A Bauhaus Coal Mine”, “An Art-Nouveau Coal Mine” and “A Gasometer” Over the next 3 weekends spamming between March and April, all visits to Düsseldorf in Germany had the very same purpose, visiting the Ruhr Valley Industrial Area, landmark in … Continue reading

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Bled and Bohinj, (Slovenia)

“A Pearl in Slovenia”, “Idyllic Setting around the Julian Alps” On our second part of this weekend trip in Slovenia after a nice experience in Ljubljana, the country’s capital; we visit what is perhaps the most known and famous natural … Continue reading

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Ljubljana, (Slovenia)

“Roman Aemona”, “Habsburg Laibach” Another weekend, another new place. A new country never been in this case for us, new capital city and great nature and landscapes as we would visit on the following day after first visiting the capital. It’s … Continue reading

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Lubeck, (Germany)

“The Former Capital of the Hanseatic League”, “The Queen of the Hanse” Coming to the second day for this weekend trip we headed towards Lübeck from Hamburg, this time to enjoy this incredibly beautiful city and also because my returning flight to London was … Continue reading

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