Archive for June, 2016

Burgk Castle above the Saale River – German Castles

Burgk Castle above the Saale River – German Castles
Burgk Castle is situated above the Saale River on the outskirts of the Thuringia Forest. A residence in the area was first mentioned in 1365, but the castle seen today is not the original building. The exact date of the rebuilding is unknown, but is believed to be some time in the late 1500’s or early 1600’s. The Red Tower and a castle wall is marked with the date 1545. Burgk Castle is a mix of architecture ranging from Gothic to Rococco,... 

After Military Operation in Yuksekova, Hakkari

After Military Operation in Yuksekova, Hakkari
The authorities have deployed 20,000 soldiers and police officers to two troubled districts in Turkey’s southeast, amid the launching of a new wave of operations against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in city centers. Turkish Town Of Yuksekova was destroyed by intensive attacks of turkish military forces. Yüksekova is a Kurdish populated city and formerly known as Gever, is a district of Hakkari Province of Turkey, situated on the... 

Bacardi Rum Factory in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Bacardi Rum Factory in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico offers many sights and attractions, including the world famous Bacardi Rum factory. San Juan is the home of world famous Bacardí rum. The interactive tour includes a look back at the history of the company, the rum production process, and a Mixology course on how to mix the original mojito, Cuba libre, and other popular drinks. The trolley ride loops around the campus, and ends with a visit to the Bacardi gift shop and open air pavilion... 

Archaeological Sites of Meroe

Archaeological Sites of Meroe
In a desert in eastern Sudan, along the banks of the Nile River, lies a collection of nearly 200 ancient pyramids—many of them tombs of the kings and queens of the Meroitic Kingdom which ruled the area for more than 900 years. The site, known as the Island of Meroë because an ancient, long-dried river ran around it, once served as the principle residence of the rulers of the Kush kingdom – one of the earliest civilisations in the Nile region... 

Le Chateau de Losse, France

Le Chateau de Losse, France
The Chateau de Losse is located in Black Périgord, 5km from Montignac and Lascaux, on the road to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac. It was the property of the Losse Family, a family who arrived from Flanders in the 11th century. The medieval fortress overlooks the Vézère river. In 1575 a Renaissance Hall was built within the stronghold. It is enclosed by curtain walls and surrounded by a deep ditch. Inside the fine décor and the exceptional period furnishings... 

Hot Summer Cocktails and Drinks for 2016

Hot Summer Cocktails and Drinks for 2016
Ideal summer cocktail is cool, crisp and refreshing. The cocktail is an iced drink of wine or distilled liquor mixed with flavoring ingredients. Best 5 summer cocktails made with fresh fruit: Campari Cucumber Cocktail Raspberry Refresher Mint Muse Fresh Watermelon Margarita Pineapple and Sage Gimlet credit: Mycatkins  Read More →
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