Category Archives: 05. May

Southwest England, (United Kingdom)

“The English Riviera” After a short visit to Exeter continuing our journey towards the south west of England along the counties of Devon and Cornwall, we arrived in the matter of few minutes’ drive to Torbay in Devon, officially known by … Continue reading

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Exeter, (United Kingdom)

“Roman Isca”, “Old English Escanceaster”, “Semper Fidelis: Always Faithful” Too many years have passed since I was last here. Easily 12 years, yet I could remember quite well how beautiful this city is. I was only 2 times before coming back this … Continue reading

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Pergamon, (Turkey)

“Greek: τὸ Πέργαμον”, “Pergamon”, “Pergamun” Yet again was the turn for another of the great ancient cities in the world. Of Greek origin, then Roman as it’s the case for this entire region of Turkey, was of great strategical, knowledge and … Continue reading

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Ephesus, (Turkey)

“Greek: Ἔφεσος Ephesos “, “Turkish: Efes” Finally achieving one of my lifetime travel dreams; reaching the ancient city of Ephesus. Yet the truth is that I have way too many further travel wishes in the agenda, of course. Coming here was, after all, … Continue reading

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Izmir, (Turkey)

“Ancient Smyrna”, “The Pearl of the Aegean” With what is called in the UK the Spring Bank Holiday on the 25th of May, what was best than using this chance for a long weekend trip abroad without the need to take any … Continue reading

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Carcassonne, (France)

“Roman: Colonia of Julia Carsaco”, “Carcasum”, “Occitan: Carcassona” An incredible great surprise and totally unexpected and unplanned. We came this weekend to be only in Perpignan, but after seeing everything on Saturday and with not much more to be done for … Continue reading

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Perpignan, (France)

“Perpinianum”, “Villa Perpiniano”, “Pirpinianum”, “Perpiniani”, “Perpenyà” Losing the track on how many trips we’ve done so far since January, not to mention absolutely nonstop week after week with some longer than just a weekend here and there. The “scary but … Continue reading

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Brussels, (Belgium)

“Old Dutch: Broeksel”, “Home in the Marsh”, “The Capital of Europe” Since I forgot when was the last time we’ve been to Brussels, probably 5 years ago, it was quite a good idea to return. And especially after finding a … Continue reading

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