Category Archives: Short Trips

Avignon and Orange, (France)

“Greek Auenion “, “Roman Avennĭo”, “City of Popes”, “World’s largest Gothic building” A very unexpected and not even planned return to the city of Nimes this year however with a different purpose: visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Site listed city of … Continue reading

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Palma, (Spain)

“Talaiotic, Roman, Byzantine, Moor, Christian”, “Palma”, “Medina Mayurqa” Over 7 years have passed for what was back then my first time in a Spanish island. I cannot believe so long it had to pass, with so many trips elsewhere however not … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 05. June, 09. October, 2010, 2017, Short Trips, Southern Europe, Spain | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Malbork, (Poland)

“Civitas Beatae Virginis”, “Royal Prussia” An unexpected visit to what’s been for a while in the back of our ears: Malbork and its fascinating Teutonic castle. The reason is simple, since we’ve pretty much been to almost every possible important … Continue reading

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Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia, (Poland)

“Neither rashly, nor timidly”, “The Tricity by the Baltic Sea” A bit over 5 years have passed since our first and only time in this beautiful city by the Baltic Sea, now glad to return and enjoy the same or … Continue reading

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Nancy, (France)

“Nanciacum”, “Not touched with impunity”, “Capitale de l’Est” Here we are once again at the brink of a longer and far holiday destination. Aiming for Tanzania as end point, however, on a very odd way that can easily make anyone … Continue reading

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Isle of Skye, (United Kingdom)

“Gaelic An t-Eilean Sgitheanach”, “Largest of the Inner Hebrides” Onto another of the great islands within the islands that are the united Kingdom itself. This is the time for the largest of the Inner Hebrides, the Isle of Skye. Coming from … Continue reading

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Inverness, (United Kingdom)

“The capital of the Highlands”, “Northernmost city in the United Kingdom” It’s been many years like to try and make memory, but it’s always a good idea to return to places we can not hardly remember! Back then, perhaps year 2010, … Continue reading

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Cuneo and Fossano, (Italy)

“Among the vineyard landscapes of Piedmont” Our second part for this weekend, coming from our base in Turin was for visiting the small and beautiful Piedmont cities of Cuneo and Fossano. Another two places important to the once rich and wealthy House of … Continue reading

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