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The craziest food festivals in the world

You have not once in my childhood I heard about what food not to play.

However, in some cities, the food is not only not forbidden to play, but encouraged her worship, throwing, cutting and other improper actions.

Here are 10 holidays, where you can pay tribute to your favorite products and plenty of fun.

Throwing oranges, Italy

Every year, inhabitants of Ivrea in Italy is celebrated three days before lent, pelting each other with oranges. According to the legend, a medieval Prince of Ivrea was so stingy that gave its farmers only one pot of peas every six months. In protest, residents began throwing on the streets of peas. After a few years, pea has been replaced by oranges, which also abounded in southern Italy. During the implementation of a tradition of throwing of oranges, revelers caught up in the crowd of the parade throw these fruits. Quite often this also leads to a small injury, because it is best to bring your goggles and helmet.

Skating cheese on Cooper’s hill, England

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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 One likes old architecture, while others, it seems too old-fashioned and outdated.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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Unusual religious rituals of peace

In every religion and culture is something that other people find strange traditions or rites of passage, but for the true believers, these rituals are quite acceptable. In Christianity, Judaism and Islam, there are ceremonies and practices, marking important life events: birth, marriage, coming of age and death; and many of these ceremonies may seem very unusual for the ignorant. Under such rituals implied figurative eating of flesh and blood (communion), surgical operation with babies and children (circumcision) or the restoration of sight or hearing or touch (faith healing). Throughout the world there are religious practices that seem to be just another wild and believers consider it normal.

Pierce his skin thick hooks in dedication, to throw the baby to a height of 50 feet, that it was healthy, to sprinkle his car with Holy water and ovesight flowers – many people find it strange religious customs. But who says they are even more strange than familiar religious traditions in the Western world? Here are some unusual religious rituals in the world – from the rite of passage to rituals for wealth and luck.

Extreme body piercing

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Menopaus - the Most fun holidays
Where and when: the last Wednesday of August in the Spanish town of Bunol, near Valencia. It is a fierce battle without casualties, except for a ton of tomatoes. Who…

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The Most unusual festivals of the world
Fest ival edge juice in new Delhi Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It…

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South India
Even experienced travelers will confirm that the South of India — one of the most exciting areas in all of Asia, with its unique colour, tradition and history. The center…

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