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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 […]

Pamukkale, Turkey, Hierapolis

Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) respectivly Hierapolis is another UNESCO World Heritage Site with lots to see and do.   The cock is a local symbol and trademark and was a Symbol for antique god Hermes         Sheila in front of one of the old gates of Hierapolis. Sheila of course had to take a dip in Cleopatra’s Antique Pool, […]

Ephesos, Turkey

 In the big theater on the upper row. While beeing in Kusadasi Sheila of course had to return to antique City Ephesos, one of the top archiological sites world wide and destination for many of the Cursade Ship tourists going to Kusadasi. Sheila was here 26 years ago on a Interail trip and the antique […]

Laos Wat Xieng Thong

The Royal temple Wat Xieng Thong (royal timple until 1975) is one of the major tourist sites in Laos. The temple of the golden city is situated in the town Luang Phrabang along the Mekong river.    

Wallhalla

The “Wallhalla” in the municipality of “Regensburg” is a kind of Hall Of Fame for important german charakter who are commemorated there with busts for each one. Let me just name some of them: physicist “Albert Einstein”, writer “Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe”, composer “Richard Wagner”, “Friedrich Schiller”, emperor “Otto I. the Great”, Duke “Heinrich der […]

Befreiungshalle, Kehlheim

The “” above the city of Kehlheim  on the “Michelsberg” commemorates the heros of the “Liberation Wars” against Napoleon 1813 – 1815. And the tribes who joined in the war. It opened 1863 at the 50th’s anniversery of the “Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig”, the first significant defeat of Napoleon. This battle was the maybe biggest battle in […]

Cambodia Angkor Wat Luck Duck Sheila

Luck Duck Sheila returned to Cambodia for the second time 2015 to visit more of the important tourist highlights. Tourism is the second most important source of income in the constitutional monarchy Kingdom of Cambodia with about 15 Million inhabitants. Most popular destination is the famous and gigantic temple complex Angkor Wat. The capital and biggest […]

Vietnam

2015 Luck Duck Sheila had another chance to visit Vietnam. This time she could spent more time in Vietnam and enjoyed some top tourist sites. Such as the famous Ha Long Bay where she went on a boat trip. Sheila in Ho-Chi-Minh City formerly called and still known under the name Saigon. About 7 million live […]

Myanmar, Burma, Birma Luck Duck Sheila 2014

Thanks to a friend Luck Duck Sheila had the possibility to do further reseach on the subject “Black Forest Cake” worldwide, in “Myanmar” (“Republik of the Union of Myanmar”), formerly called and still known under the names “Burma” or “Birma”. From 1962 Myanmar was ruled by a military regime, which 2011 installed a civil President […]

Naaga Al Foukani

Instead of going on a tour to popular Abu Simbel starting from Assuan, Luck Duck Sheila chose a more individual and cheaper treat. She went to the western side of the Nil on a small pirogue/feluke operated by the locals and went up to the Assuan Necropolis hill. It was visible from Assuan  close to Naaga […]

Egypt 1995

Luck Duck Sheila in Egypt 1995 at the Thomas Reef by Sharm el Sheikh assisting the diving crew and helping the skipper. Sheila used a break from her duties on the diving boat on the Sinai for a trip to Kairo, Egyt to enjoy the beauty of the Pyramids. Sheila also experienced an earthquake 1995 […]

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 […]

Naga – Temple of Amun

Jebel Barkal table mountain

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