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Sunrise on the Mountain of the Gods

The next morning, of course, I didn’t miss the sunrise on the east side of the Nemrut Dağı. On the east and west sides of the mountain, a row of large statues of gods were erected on a terrace, but they were severely damaged by earthquakes and storms in the meantime, so that the heads […]

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Sunset on Mount Nemrut Dağı

Sunset on the 2150 meter high mountain Nemrut Dağı, which lies in the southeast of Turkey. On its peak, King Antiochos I (69-36 B.C.) erected a sanctuary and probably his own tomb. The alleged tomb consists of a gravel pile from fist large stones with a height of 45 meters and 150 meters of diameter […]

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In den Bergen Istriens

Da ist er wieder, der unangenehme Zeitpunkt, wenn man aus dem warmen Schlafsack klettern muss. Beim Blick aus dem Zelt sehe ich das Gras weis von Raureif und auch das Zelt ist  mit einer dünnen Eisschicht bedeckt. Offenbar war es heute Nacht doch kälter, als ich erwartet hatte. Aber zum Glück hält mein Schlafsack erstaunlich […]

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