The Sardinian Medieval Judicadu

Last time we had a short trip to Ichnusa and we reached the historic period when four separate Logus (Sardinian states) were established and each judicadu was headed by its own judike. Most probably you already got lost in these unknown words for you. That is why let me you clarify some of the terms and be your unprofessional guide today.

Judicadu, logu or rennu are three terms in Sardinian whose meaning is a “state” (and sometimes “kingdom”). Such four Sardinian states were formed in the 900 AD and existed in the medieval times. Each of those giudicati (in Italian) was a sovereign and independent state. Moreover, power was not inherited from one’s father or ancestors but it was super individual simply because it wasn’t owned by a judike (king, monarch). Continue reading

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Ichnusa

I had the chance to come back to the Paradise some months ago and enjoy the Myth in the Mediterranean Sea even more. If you remember we had a walk in the northern parts of Ichnusa some two years ago. So now it’s high time we continued exploring it but this time to the South. But before doing it, surely, we should take some time and get acquainted with its very ancient and extremely interesting history. So, let us get started and dive first into the times when all other parts were already created on Earth and Lord started dealing with the creation of the Island of Sardinia. Continue reading

The Green Sea

Guyana is a country which is situated in the northern parts of South America but at the same time it is also part of the Caribbean basin due to its history and culture tightly bound to it. The country’s area is two times bigger than this of Bulgaria but its habitants are less than 1 million (around 700 000). And what is the reason for that? When one flies over Guyana they see one sea … but this sea is green, i.e. this s the jungle, in which the number of residents is much lower than the number of animals living there. Continue reading

Fishie, Fishie, Fishieeeeee …..

We dived in the Acqua World some time ago. We paid a short visit to several aquariums and oceanariums which were the biggest and the most eye-catching ones for me mainly in Southern Europe. Now lovers of fish species could join me because we are going a little bit farther to the north where we are going to cry out (beh, not loudly ..) Fishie, Fishie, Fishieeeeee ….. 😀

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Mochileros y Gringos

462-mochileros-y-gringosMochileros are backpackers in Spanish, i.e. these who travel with one rucksack only and seek new adventures. They are usually welcomed by being called gringos (or foreigners) by natives in South America. It’s not an insult to be called a gringo on the New Continent, just on the opposite – guests and visitors to the countries should feel flattered. And what does one mochilero-gringo visit in Colombia? Have you ever been interested in this?

There is one particular place which is known as the liquid rainbow where the Guayabero River is coloured in various colours. It is goes through Caño Cristales (or the Crystal Canyon) and it’s renown as the most beautiful river in the world owing to the five colours that change one after another from July through November – yellow, green, blue, black and red. For this reason it’s also called the River of Five Colours. Continue reading

On the Other Side of Öresund

I walked you through Copenhagen in my last three posts. The proximity of the city to the Öresund Strait makes it even more attractive to tourists. Why?

Because enthusiasts like us (one Balkan girl and an Italian guy) could take one of the numerous trains to Kastrup and the Copenhagen Airport early in the morning from where there are very frequent trains which bring you to the town situated on the other side of the Öresundsbron (or Öresund Bridge) only in 20-25 minutes. The distance between the cities is only 8km and the most convenient way to reach one of them from the other one is to cross the Danish-Swedish border on the Öresund Bridge/Tunnel, as I mentioned above. And which is this city exactly …? Continue reading

The Friendly Old Girl of the Town

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Now we are turning back to the Stork Fountain and Kunsthallen Nikolaj (St. Nicholas Church) on the Amagertorv Square in the City of Spires in order to go straight and visit the famous Nyhavn and the Amalienborg Palace, to have a meeting with the friendly old girl of the town and say “Hi” to fish-species in the Blue Planet. If you are ready, off we goooo …. first to …. Continue reading