Time Machine to Not-that-old History – Trip to Gunsan

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Ola in Wonderland

Monday, 25.02.2019

I think that all the bus stations are never peaceful. Even at 7 am on Monday sleepy travellers are hurrying to their buses or are looking for a bit of rest on one of the seats in the main hall.

We were ones of them. With tickets in our hands, we walked bravely towards our bus. In about 2,5hours we will start our day in Gunsan.

Gunsan is a port town. At the end of the 19th century it started to serve as the main port to transport rice to Japan, and during the Japanese occupation, it was mainly inhabited by Japanese. That is the reason, why till this day there are many buildings in typical for that time Japanese architecture.

We reached our destination at a perfect time for morning coffee. Even before coming here we saw on Instagram a lot of fantastic cafes, but our legs…

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An Ancient Walk to Vietnam and Cambodia

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Vietnam, a place to explore the ancient historical sights, to have an epic adventure and to behold a unique experience for a lifetime. There was a time when Vietnam conjured up the horrifying images of war-torn destinations, but now it is a familiar part for many Southeast Asian travellers. It has become a highly recommended place to visit by travellers for a majority of reasons. The major reason being, it’s super cheap cost of living and a handful of beauty and traditionalism for all the backpackers across the world. So think less and grab an all-inclusive tour package to explore the beauty and enchantment of Vietnam by Citrus Holidays.

With almost over a billion of a population, Vietnam has the best food to offer to its visitors along with diversity among regions and religions. It has the most picturesque cities to explore and almost a thousand years old…

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Voltaire in Strasbourg

In May, 1753, Voltaire arrived in Strasbourg after a row with Frederick II, the King of Prussia, whom he had spent the previous three years in his service. In a letter to his niece, Madame Denis, Voltaire exclaimed, “Je suis retirer” (I can now rest). Voltaire had a great affection for this enchanting city in the Alsace region of eastern France which dates back to the Moyen Age.

Voltaire loved Strasbourg and spent a year here reflecting, rejuvenating and reveling in the culture and beauty that Strasbourg can bring. During this time, he wrote Madame Denis, over one hundred letters detailing his life.

FRANCE, REVISITED: Strasbourg and Voltaire