Osmium structure, Osmium-Institut GmbH ft

Osmium, the sparkling “Element of the Sun”

Osmium story

Osmium is the last discovered precious metal and it is also the rarest metal in the world. Therefore, the steady increase of its price and value is not surprising.
Due to its uniqueness, in the last few years, … Read more > Pročitaj više >

Orašac, Statua Vožd Karadjordje

Orašac, the birthplace of the Serbian state

Orašac

Orašac is a small village in the municipality of Aranđelovac in Central Serbia. It is known as the place of the First Serbian Uprising in 1804, which initiated the creation of Serbia as a modern state.

Since 1979, the Read more > Pročitaj više >

Bethlehem, Church of the Nativity

Bethlehem and Church of the Nativity

Bethlehem

Bethlehem is located on the central West Bank under Palestine rule.  It is about 10 km (6.2 miles) south of Jerusalem, one of the oldest and holiest cities in the world.

According to the Gospels of Matthew and … Read more > Pročitaj više >

Neokastro walls

Navarino castles and Voidokilia beach

Navarino bay and Voidokilia

Navarino Bay or the bay of Pylos is the largest natural harbour in Peloponnese. Actually, the island of Sphacteria stands as a natural barrier in the bay against the open Ionian Sea.

It is known for … Read more > Pročitaj više >

Bourtzi fortress, Methoni Castle

Methoni, the sea castle in Peloponnese

Methoni

Methoni Castle is considered among the best-preserved castles in Peloponnese and Greece as well. It is a unique fortress with its fortified walls and surrounded by the sea on three sides.

 

Methoni Castle

The castle of Methoni is … Read more > Pročitaj više >

Spinalonga island

Spinalonga, the island of banned mirrors

Spinalonga island

Spinalonga is an islet located on the north-eastern side of Crete. It is hard to believe that this area which covers only 8,5 hectares, once was a place of suffering, death, and lost hope.

Actually, Spinalonga is known … Read more > Pročitaj više >

Plovdiv

Plovdiv, the ancient Bulgarian city

Plovdiv city

Plovdiv is known as „The City on the hills“, because it was built on six hills, originally on seven. Located on the crossroads between the West and the East in the fertile plain of Thrace, it has been … Read more > Pročitaj više >

Đavolja varoš, The Devil's town

The Devil’s Town, a natural phenomenon in Serbia

The Devil’s Town

The Devil’s Town (Đavolja varoš) is a rare natural phenomenon, located in the southern part of Serbia, on the slopes of Radan mountain.

 

It is known for the specific rock formation of soil figures and mineral … Read more > Pročitaj više >

Ancient Olympia, The Philippeion temple

Olympia, the birthplace of Olympic Games

Ancient Olympia

While we are looking forward to the start of the Olympic Games, let us return briefly to Olympia and ancient Greece, to the place where it all began.

It was a world ruled by gods, and the greatest … Read more > Pročitaj više >

Lemnos, Faraklo volcanic rocks

Secrets of Lemnos island

The mythical island of Lemnos

Lemnos is the 8th largest island in Greece, located in the northern part of the Aegean Sea. According to mythology, it is the home of Amazons and Hephaestus, God of fire.

Since there is … Read more > Pročitaj više >