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Church of Panagia tis Aggeloktistis

Church of Panagia tis Aggeloktistis

Calendar 26 Nov 2017
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Cyprus Cyprus
The Church of Panagia tis Aggeloktistis stands in the Village of Kiti, in the Larnaca province of Cyprus. It was built in the 11th century over the ruins of a 5th century early Christian basilica. The interior of the church is covered in paintings rapidly done in watercolour on wet plaster.
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Fort Apollonia

Fort Apollonia

Calendar 05 Aug 2018
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Ghana Ghana
Fort Apollonia was built by the British between 1765 and 1771, to ward off Dutch colonial ambitions. The abolition of the slave trade in the Gold Coast diminished the importance of the fort, as a result it became too expensive, so the British abandoned it in 1819 after which, the Dutch took ownership over the fort in 1868.
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Monastery of Saint Nicholas of the Cats

Monastery of Saint Nicholas of the Cats

Calendar 11 Jan 2018
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
The monastery of Saint Nicholas of the Cats is located south of the largest lake in Cyprus: Limassol's Salt Lake. It's one of the oldest monasteries in Cyprus and according to legend, it was created by Saint Helen, the mother of Constantine the Great in the 4th century.
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Banda Nkwanta Mosque

Banda Nkwanta Mosque

Calendar 03 Sep 2017
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Ghana Ghana
If you want to get a grip on the beliefs and rites of the Ghanaians, Banda Nkwanta Mosque is then a most visit. Located in the small town of Banda Nkwanta, in the heart of Ghana, the mosque was built in the 18th century by Muslims migrating south from Sudan.
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Catedral de São Pedro

Catedral de São Pedro

Calendar 02 Dec 2016
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Brazil Brazil
If you visit Petrópolis, it’s impossible not to visit the Catedral de São Pedro (St. Peter’s Cathedral). It is not only one of the major attractions in the area, but also a place with a tumultuous history.
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Church of Panagia tis Asinou

Church of Panagia tis Asinou

Calendar 27 Jun 2018
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
The church of Panagia Phorviotissa, better known as Panagia of Asinou is a small church dedicated to the Virgin of Phorbia. It contains some of the finest Byzantine wall paintings on the island, dating from the 12th to the 17th century and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Baths of Aphrodite

Baths of Aphrodite

Calendar 23 May 2018
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
The Baths of Aphrodite is natural grotto in the Akamas Peninsula where Aphrodite used to bathe. A magical place which brought Aphrodite and Adonis together and set a beginning of their love story.
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Fort Victoria

Fort Victoria

Calendar 18 Aug 2015
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Ghana Ghana
Fort Victoria was one of a chain of 3 lookout posts built on the hills in the town of Cape Coast around Cape Coast Castle. In 1837 the present Fort Victoria was built on the ruins of its predecessor as a small but strong fort.
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