Tag Archives: Roman

Baalbeck, Anjar and Ksara, (Lebanon)

“Heliopolis, the Sun City”, “The Wine region of Lebanon” Our second of the major tours while visiting Lebanon was for the actual highlight of the trip itself, the fascinating Roman city of Baalbeck with its impressive constructions, some of the … Continue reading

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Byblos, Jeita and Harissa, (Lebanon)

“First city of Phoenicia”, “One of the world’s oldest inhabited cities” Our first of the two day trip we would be doing while in Lebanon, was of course for visiting some of the greatest archaeological sites and natural wonders in … Continue reading

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Agrigento, (Italy)

“Ancient Greek Akragas”, “The Valley of the Temples” Approaching the end of the year, however not the end of the trips for this year yet. Still some more to come even though it’s just days before the Christmas time, and exciting … Continue reading

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Trapani, (Italy)

“Ancient Greek Drepanon” Once again returning to Palermo in Sicily however with a different objective. A year ago this was for properly visiting this incredible city; yet in this occasion the main points were reaching Trapani right after arriving into … Continue reading

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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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Nimes, (France)

“The French Rome”, “Colonia Nemausus” It was the year 2011 when I first came to this city on my high school trip to France and Italy, and never returned. A very long time pending for a proper return to this … Continue reading

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Trier, (Germany)

“Celt: Treuorum”, “Roman: Augusta Treverorum” Our second part for this weekend after visiting the city of Luxembourg was for the historical small city of Trier, just across the border in western Germany. So what’s the importance in this city, that perhaps majority of … Continue reading

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Volubilis, (Morocco)

“Capital of the Kingdom of Mauritania”, “Southwestern-most post of the Roman Empire” One last and quick stopover in this very busy trip so far for visiting the impressive Roman ruins of Volubilis, few kilometres north of the city of Meknes. … Continue reading

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