Once a year in some parts of the world come special days – bright, magical, and slightly crazy carnivals. Some, such as Brazilian carnival or the Spanish running of the bulls is well known to all; but you could never hear. And if you like “to party”, we bring to your attention the most inimitable and large-scale festivals from around the world.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
February 28 – March 4
Like Mardi Gras in New Orleans and the Carnival in Venice, Carnival in Rio de Janeiro – it’s a party in non-stop mode, only in the Brazilian style, which is a seemingly endless parade of Samba and colorful costumes.
Oktoberfest – Munich, Germany
The second half of September to the first weekend in October
Despite the fact that there are different, smaller-scale counterparts of this festival around the world, Munich’s traditional event is the largest beer festival in the world. In 2013, beer was sold for more than $96,178,668.
Festival of snow and ice – Harbin, China
5 January – 5 February
Harbin international festival is the largest event of snow and ice in the world, where you can see a snow sculpture, height 3 meters, and building life-size, made of giant ice blocks.
Italy — one of the most interesting, unique, beautiful countries in the world. This country has its own unique character, its color and its characteristic temperament (rightly so!). It’s a sea and mountain country. Located in the South of Europe from the Alps to the Mediterranean sea, it takes quite a vast area: the Peninsula, the Islands of Sicily and Sardinia. Italy has access to five seas: Irrenencome, Ionian, Adriatic, Ligurian and Mediterranean. The geography of this unique country, tourism is flourishing all year round as in summer you can relax on one of 5000 Italian beaches, and in winter more active guests can go to the mountains and have a great time on one of the many ski resorts in Italy.
Italy is so versatile that the options for how to spend your Italian vacation, a huge amount. Sightseeing of historical and cultural attractions, shopping trips and tours on the weekend, study abroad (to study Italian in Italy is not only effective, there is a kind of glamour!), culinary tours and so called event tours (for example, participation in the famous Venetian carnival).
A long rich history of this country, each city annually attract millions of tourists like a magnet. Among the most famous attractions of Rome, capital of Italy, eternal city, which is over 3 thousand years, allocate the Pantheon, the Colosseum, the Forum, Continue reading
24th place. “Vydalblivanii” curses. At the crossroads in Ancient Rome sat the scribes and hollowed out on lead and clay butcher the most subtle curse. They believed that the gods will read these boards and will punish the offender.
23rd place. Sellers of tears. In Asian countries people are used to restrain themselves, so the funeral service special mourners. The prices for the services of such personnel as follows: weeping – 1 coin; crying with howling – 3 coins; hysterical crying with howling and falling on your knees – 7 coins; sobbing with being himself in the chest, tearing clothes and rolling on the ground – 20 coins. Before you start, you must pass a test on knowledge of traditions, the ability to sob dramatically and instantly calm down.
22nd place. Nazyvalis dresses. People of this profession comes up with a great title for the clothes of the new collection. “The blood Garibaldi”, “Rice pudding Jawaharla”, “the Seduction of a Prince of Bohemia” and even “Hippie-boy, take me!” is his hand at work.
21st place. A taster of breath. Checks the validity of chewing gum, smelling the breath of people with bad teeth after eating garlic or alcohol. Good gum to numb.
20-th place. The cleaners of the ears. They work in the Chinese baths. These are men and women with cotton sticks in hands that offer their services to the visitors of the baths. Continue reading