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AUCTIONS You Want A Piece Of A Pope?

There is a original gold-embroidered Mitra for sale …HONESTLY, I DIDN’T KNOW THAT PART OF A POPE’S WARDROBE IS AVAILABLE. But in November (2017) they auction an original Mitra in Munich. It belonged, so the catalogue says, to the Polish Pope John Paul II (1920-2005) – one of these ceremonial hats, used in pompous appearences, … Continue reading »

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BOOK Up The Danube From The Black Sea

Nick Thorpe’s voyage against the flow from Romania to Germany THIS RIVER SAYS MORE ABOUT WORLD HISTORY THAN ANY OTHER STREAM – THE DANUBE! Say I and the British author Nick Thorpe probably too. It took him a whole year to cover the 2680 km or 1665 miles from the delta at the Romanian coast … Continue reading »

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