Monkey Banquet (Monkey Buffet) in the province of lop Buri. Each year approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the dinner, which consists of a variety of fruits and vegetables. Monkey feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who according to the legend, along with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents
The festival of colors in new Delhi (The Festival of Colors) is an Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It is celebrated for 2 days on a full moon. According to the legend, on this day died the evil demon Holika. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. Fire burn an effigy of Holika, throw the fruits seasonal harvest — grain, coconuts, etc. in the Morning people go to the street, and the fun begins all over each other colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue and black colour and throws colored powders.
Tomatina (Tomatina) in the village of buñol, famous “tomato battle”. This is one of the most popular holidays in Spain. Annually it is visited by about 36 thousand people. On special trucks to the site of the battle brought a “weapon” — about 100 tons of ripe tomatoes. The rules here are pretty simple — you can throw tomatoes at anyone, importantly, to avoid Continue reading
For many people, the hotel is only a place to sleep. I want to introduce you to 10-coy unusual hotels of the world, which might sound interesting for you place where you want to spend your next vacation! Some of them might not offer 5-star comfort but they are really some of the most amazing in the world and most unusual hotels!
So, launch with converted in hotels of various vehicles…
1. “Controversy Tram Hotel”, The Netherlands
Frank and ILM Appel from the small village of Hoogwoud turned the 2 most usual tram car, more recently, running the streets of Germany and Amsterdam, in a wonderful family-run hotel.
The hotel has 4 rooms including everything necessary for comfortable stay: double bed, equipped kitchen, shower, toilet and much more…
The owners of this apartment hotel also live in a very unusual house, “typing” in the architecture of the famous red double-Decker English bus, turning it in his bedroom
In the area surrounding the hotel is also a lot of interesting things, such as a video library in the shape of a UFO
or here is a sculptural composition…
The price from 60 Euro/night
2. “The Old Railway Continue reading
Of course, the greatest carnival show in the world held in Brazil. The tradition of street carnivals were brought to Brazil by immigrants from the Portuguese Islands. Festival ”entrudo” was like then on street carnage, weapons which served as raw eggs or filled with flour or plaster egg shells, and starch crackers, wax balls with fragrant water. With Windows on the heads of passers-by all baskets emptied the corn and beans. Later, the Brazilians took over from enlightened Europe fancy items in a noisy procession of steel ”wedge” units drummers. But the truly national character of the local carnivals gave Samba dancers. And over the last several decades, the climax of the festival are the parades of Samba, which involved the best dance force.
Especially for this parade in Rio de Janeiro built Sambadrome, Avenue 700 meters long, built by the famous Brazilian architect Oscar Nimara. Rostrum Sambadrome can accommodate more than 70 thousand people, of which 40 thousand seats equipped with tables and bars. For visitors is the ninth sector, the seats are numbered and reserved in advance.
Fourteen dance schools ”League” are two nights. Schools are ”workshops” of the carnival, during the year, prepare a fabulous performance, write him a script, music and lyrics. Spectacle becomes enchanting. Continue reading