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    Nagorno-Karabakh Part II

    Nagorno-Karabakh 2

    In January 1990, when new violence broke out against Armenians in Azerbaijani towns such as Baku and Sumqayıt (Sumgait), the Soviet military intervened and temporarily occupied Baku. Alongside the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, nationalist sentiments were rising against Moscow in both Soviet republics. At the same time, the disagreement over Nagorno-Karabakh led to the development of an armed conflict between Armenians and Azerbaijanis inside Nagorno-Karabakh. In the spring of 1991, Azerbaijani militias and Soviet troops joined forces against armed Armenian groups in Nagorno-Karabakh. Soviet soldiers were also sent to Yerevan. Declare independence The collapse of the Soviet Union contributed to the escalation of the conflict…

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    Nagorno-Karabakh Part I

    Nagorno-Karabakh is the subject of one of several conflicts in the Caucasus that arose when long-suppressed ethnic conflicts flared up in connection with the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Azerbaijan and Armenia ended up in war over Nagorno-Karabakh. A…

  • Prehistory of Eastern Europe

    Prehistory of Eastern Europe

    Cultures of the Paleolithic, the early Paleolithic (Acheuléen), are only weakly represented in Eastern Europe. Sure finds seem to be limited to the eastern Black Sea region (Caucasus, Prehistory). Finds from the Middle Paleolithic (Micoquien and Moustérien) come from BC.…

  • Yemen Culture and Traditions
    Asia,  Middle East

    Yemen Culture and Traditions

    CULTURE: GENERAL INFORMATION As an Arab country where Islam pervades every aspect of life and society, Yemen nevertheless preserves precious signs of the pre-Islamic era and of the other cultures of which, in some way, it has undergone the influence,…

  • Wallis and Futuna Overview

    Wallis and Futuna Overview

    As a country beginning with W listed on Countryaah, Wallis and Futuna, officially territory Wallis and Futuna , French Wallis and Futuna [valisefyty na], is a French overseas territory in the South Pacific; includes the island groups Îles Wallis (Wallis…

  • Qatar Geography

    Qatar Geography

    Landscape As the only country starting with Q featured on Countryaah, Qatar borders Saudi Arabia in the south. The desert- like peninsula of Qatar, fringed by coral reefs, protrudes about 170 km into the shallow waters of the Persian Gulf…

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    Cost of Living in Hungary

    Cost of living The price level of goods for everyday use is still well below that in Germany in some areas. You would need around € 2,105.94 in Budapest to maintain the same standard of living that you could have…

  • Hungary Travel Overview

    Hungary Travel Overview

    GENERAL Official name of the state Hungary. Capital Budapest. Geography As a country starting with H defined by Countryaah, the landlocked country of Hungary is bordered by the Slovak Republic in the north, Ukraine in the northeast, Romania in the…

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    North America

    Travel to Costa Rica

    Central America’s most scenic country Costa Rica is located between Nicaragua in the north and Panama in the south – and between the Pacific Ocean in the west and the Caribbean Sea in the east, and is just the size…

  • Trossachs National Park

    Travel to the UK

    Britain offers everything from raw nature, authentic cities, idyllic landscapes and rushing waves of the sea. It is European culture at its peak and the British are always ready with open arms to welcome. The UK is home to some…

  • Currency in Germany

    Before Leaving for Germany

    Read about passports, visas, vaccinations and the practicalities At Tourist Travel, we are extremely experienced with travel to Denmark’s neighboring country, Germany. We therefore also know what is good to know before you go on holiday in German. We have…

  • Trekking in Annapurna Area, Nepal Part III

    Trekking in Annapurna Area, Nepal Part III

    Mustang Practical information: Difficulty: C (light medium) Number of days: 11 Elevation (max.): 4,000 m. See Tourists: Mustang trek According to weddinginfashion, Mustang is also known as the forgotten kingdom, which for many years was completely closed to tourists, and…

  • Trekking in Annapurna Area, Nepal Part II

    Trekking in Annapurna Area, Nepal Part II

    Begnas Tal Practical information: Difficulty: B (easy) Number of days: 2-8 Elevation (max.): Less than 2,000 m. See Tourists: Begnas Tal Begna’s Valley, the second largest lake in the Annapurna region, is only approx. 45 minutes from Pokhara by car,…

  • Trekking in Annapurna Area, Nepal Part I

    Trekking in Annapurna Area, Nepal Part I

    Picturesque Annapurna is Nepal’s largest trekking area, and here are a myriad of hiking trails that can meet every need. The area offers plenty of accommodation and the walks range from just one day to over three weeks. Hiking in…

  • Trekking in The Everest Area Part II

    Trekking in The Everest Area Part II

    Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Practical information: Difficulty: D (average +) Number of days: 17 Height (max.): 5,635 m. See Tourists: Everest Base Camp & Gokyo trek Everest Base Camp and Gokyo is a variation of the classic Everest Base…

  • Trekking in The Everest Area Part I

    Trekking in The Everest Area Part I

    The famous Everest Base Camp trek to the foot of the world’s highest mountain is among the most popular trekking routes on the planet. This is not without reason, as the route, in addition to ending at the foot of…

  • Trekking in Langtang Area, Nepal

    Trekking in Langtang Area, Nepal

    The Langtang region sees far fewer trekkers than both Annapurna and Everest, but the area certainly has no less to offer. In fact, the Langtang area is absolutely ideal if one is a little limited on time but still wants…

  • Trekking in West Nepal Part II

    Trekking in West Nepal Part II

    Dolpo & Shey Gompa Practical information: Difficulty: E (hard) Number of days: 23 Height (max.): 5,635 m. See Tourists: Dolpo & Shey Gompa trek The trek through the Upper Dolpo and Shey Gompa is one of the Himalayas’ greatest, and…

  • Trekking in West Nepal Part I

    Trekking in West Nepal Part I

    West Nepal sees few tourists disappearing, and only a very small number of trekkers venture out on the area’s beautiful and pristine trails. Historically, this part of Nepal was most of all a stopover for travelers on their way to…

  • Trekking in East Nepal

    Trekking in East Nepal

    The easternmost regions of Nepal see fewer tourists than the central part of the country and are therefore an ideal destination for adventurous travelers who want to venture out onto some of the country’s most untrodden paths. Here you will…

  • Great Himalayan Trail

    Trekking in Nepal

    Nepal is without a doubt the world’s best trekking country, and here is a large, fine-meshed network of more or less trodden trekking trails, from the much-visited Annapurna and Everest regions to the most isolated and desolate parts of the…