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How to celebrate new year in other countries?

New year in Britain can hardly be called a major holiday. Entire stock of holiday energy exhausted on Christmas day and Boxing day, and only in Scotland, New year is celebrated with a traditional scope.

Usually when people talk about New year in Scotland, just mention burning a barrel of tar – a symbol of liberation from the failures and all the bad that occurred last year. However, the Scottish new year traditions more than all European countries combined. New year in Scots – holiday Hogmanay with strong pagan roots.

His main attribute is fire, so the Scots dispersed Christmas sadness and evil spirits kilometers torchlight processions, giant bonfires and indispensable fire in home fireplaces.

The most spectacular sight –the rotation of the fireballs in the pitch darkness men in kilts to the accompaniment of bagpipes rotate above their heads something like a huge burning balls. In the darkness, visible only flying by themselves fiery sphere.

And in Scotland hundreds of dedicated citizens splashing in the waters of the Fort, thousands of Scots and tourists Kaylee dancing, singing hogmanays “the Days are long past” on the poems of Robert burns, and between the singing hug and kiss each other – thousands of friends and strangers from Continue reading

Five of the best beer festivals of the world

The beer nation, of course, are the Germans – according to the polls, in Germany regularly consume this drink, 67% of women and 91% men. It is not surprising that the world’s largest beer festival – Oktoberfest takes place in Germany. It was first held in October of 1810 Bavaria, then was celebrated the marriage of Ludwig I and Princess Therese of Saxony.

On this occasion, had arranged a Grand festivities with beer and races, taking place at the city gates in a large meadow that since then bears the name of Terezinho. They also invited all the inhabitants of Munich, the beer was poured for free. The event is so liked Ludwig that he ordered me to hold it annually. Since then, on the third Saturday of September begins the festival of Oktoberfest. At the Theresienwiese erected a giant beer tents – affiliates of the Munich beer halls, modestly referred to as “tents”. Always 14, and is also a tradition.

Each year, the Oktoberfest attracts about a million people. They drink 10 million pints of beer, eat 750 thousand fried chicken and 800 thousand sausages. And yet – are buying up tens of thousands of glowing horns, hearts and hats with flashing lights, and not sentimental Continue reading

10 most beautiful countries in the world

When choosing a place to stay, everyone wants to not only relax, but also to see the unusual natural scenery or incredibly beautiful cities and sights. Of course, during his life, few would have time to see everything the city and the country firsthand. But to visit many of the most prominent places is quite real.

There are a large number of ratings from the “10 most beautiful countries in the world”, but every one is different. Because the basis in compiling the list come from a variety of factors:

the beauty of untouched nature;

the architecture of the country;

the presence of tourist infrastructure and an abundance of entertainment, etc.

How to choose the 10 most beautiful countries in the world

Opinions about beauty at everyone. One likes old architecture, while others, it seems too old-fashioned and outdated. Who loves Europe, anyone – Asia. How to determine the 10 most beautiful countries in the world that are worth visiting in the first place? Very simple: listen to what your tastes and preferences, the advice of those who have been there, information about the countries. And, of course, see pictures – online or in print magazines.

The most beautiful countries in Europe

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Holiday Scenario "Journey to planet Solandia"
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The Most colorful carnivals in the world
The most colorful carnivals of the world Today we are accustomed to thinking just a beautiful sight, in ancient times had a completely different meaning, more religious. The history of…

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The Most colorful carnivals in the world
The most colorful carnivals of the world Today we are accustomed to thinking just a beautiful sight, in ancient times had a completely different meaning, more religious. The history of…

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