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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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Fort Metal Cross

Fort Metal Cross

Calendar 05 Aug 2018
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Ghana Ghana
Reminding of British colonial times, Fort Metal Cross stands tall on a headland near Infuma, a fishing village in Dixcove (Dick’s Cove, as it was initially named), in Ghana’s western region. The quiet waters of the bay are perfect for sailing (if you have a small boat) and canoeing. Large ships anchor about 2 kilometres offshore.
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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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Tombs of the Kings

Tombs of the Kings

Calendar 27 Jun 2018
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Cyprus Cyprus
Imagine, being in a desert-like landscape knowing you are amongst some of Cyprus' most ancient tombs. Lying about two kilometres north-west of Paphos harbour lies the Tomb of the Kings Archeological Site. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The site contains carved rocks that date back to the Hellenistic and early Roman periods.
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Kykkos Monastery

Kykkos Monastery

Calendar 11 May 2018
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
The Monastery of Kykkos is the richest and most lavish of the monasteries of Cyprus. Situated on a mountain peak it is a place that will leave you breathless.
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The Ancient city of Palaipafos

The Ancient city of Palaipafos

Calendar 04 May 2018
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
The archaeological site of Palaipafos or 'Old Pafos' reveals many historical facts about legendary Goddess of Love - Aphrodite and the life in ancient times in the village of Kouklia.
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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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Choirokoitia prehistoric settlement

Choirokoitia prehistoric settlement

Calendar 21 Nov 2017
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
Choirokoitia (Khirokitia) prehistoric settlement stands on hills of the Maroni River valley, providing a good insight of living conditions and lifestyle of the earliest known culture in Cyprus.
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