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Samos, Samos, Greece

After landing in the big Harbour of Samos town on Samos Island coming in from Turkey, Kusadasi, Sheila discovered this Lion and got nervous as she thought it might be a Memorial for Wittelsbacher Kind of Greece Otto I. (Born in Salzburg 1815, king from 1832 – 1862, son of king Ludwig I. of Bavaria). After […]

Samos, Pythagorion, Greece

Pythagorion, Greece together with the Heraion in Samos is on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritages so of course Sheila had to visit that place too after she visited the Heraion. The antique place here unfortunately was behind a fence on a closed compound. Probably german finance Minister Schäuble did not give enough Money […]

Carnival in June, Andernach

To celebrate Luck Duck Sheila’s visit to Andernach at the Rhine, the good People of Andernach postponed the annual Carnival “Rosenmontags” (rose monday) celebration and Parade which has a 600 years history in Andernach from “Rosenmontag” February to a Saturday in June for the first time. It had been canceled before but never postponed.   No, of […]

Rüdesheim am Rhein, Drosselgasse

   To accomplish the perfect day on the Rhine River and to help Sheil with her quest for Black Fores Cake I had to get Sheila a black forest cake, a Asbach Uralt Brandy and a coffee at the Harbour of Rüdesheim, seat of the Asbach destillery.  The shop to the right in the famous Drosselgasse offered a […]

Middle Rhine Valley

Sheila wanted to visit another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Middle Rhine Valley and the little Miss insisted to have the trip profoundly and as cheesely as possible documented. So here is her newest story. The area puts up the world wide highest density of castles. The chosen Nostalgic Route on the ship “Goethe” had […]

Kehlheim

Kehlheim is situated in lower Bavaria at the fork of the rivers Danube and the “Main Donau Kanal”, at the exit of the Danube Breakthrough. It came into the possession of the Wittelsbacher in the 11’th century. Bavarian Duke Otto I. gave it city rights. It was a favoured residenze of the Wittelsbacher until to […]

Autostadt Wolfsburg, VW

Luck Duck Sheila used the opportunity to visit the “Autostadt” (Car City) in Wolfsburg, Germany. Here you can enjoy entertainment, museums, water fountain shows, food, events or pick up your new “Volkswagen” (VW) car. Icons of the “Autostadt” are the “Autotürme” (car towers). 800 cars are stored transitionally for about 48 hours in the towers […]

Abu Dhabi

  Abu Dhabi (“father of the gazelle”) refers to a gazelle which was seen drinking from a sweet water spring on an island in the persian gulf by a hunting group. Sweet water is extremly rare in the region so the tribe decided to set up a camp here and later a fort. That became the core […]

Phnom Penh

As it ist one of Luck Duck Sheilas biggest pleasure, to collect countries, she went on a day boat trip on a speed boat to Phnum Peng/Cambodia starting from the vietnamese border. Border formalities in Cambodia and Vietnam where formal, but she could play with the roaster and chicken after leaving the boat for the immigration […]

Helsingborg

Helsingborg is a town and the seat of Helsingborg Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden. It had 97,122 inhabitants in 2010.[1] Helsingborg is the centre of an area in the Øresund region of about 320,000 inhabitants in north-west Scania, and is Sweden’s closest point to Denmark, with the Danish city Helsingør clearly visible on the other side […]

Elsinore

Helsingør (often known in English-speaking countries by Shakespeare’s spelling Elsinore) is a city and the municipal seat of Helsingør Municipality on the northeast coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. It is known internationally for its castle Kronborg, where William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet is set.

Monte Carlo

Monaco is a sovereign city state, located on the French Riviera in Western Europe. Bordered by France on three sides, with one side bordering the Mediterranean Sea, its center is about 16 km (9.9 mi) from Italy, and is only 13 km (8.1 mi) north east of Nice, France. It has an area of 1.98 […]

Romanshorn

Romanshorn is a municipality in the district of Arbon in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.

Bahá’í gardens in Haifa

The Terraces of the Bahá’í Faith, also known as the Hanging Gardens of Haifa, are garden terraces around the Shrine of the Báb on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel. They are one of the most visited tourist attractions in Israel. The architect is Fariborz Sahba from Iran. Along with the Baha’i Holy Places in Western […]

Caesarea Harbour

Koster

The Koster Islands situated 10km west of Strömstad, Sweden comprises an archipelago surrounding the two largest islands, South Koster and North Koster. South Koster has an area of 8 km² and North Koster an area of 4 km². The landscape, dominated by smooth bedrock, bears witness to volcanic activity and subsequent wear due to the […]

San Francisco, California

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