The world’s best carnivals, which is a great way to have fun before lent by readers of the Guardian .
1. In the first place: Mas Dominik, Roseau, Dominica . This traditional carnival takes place on the eve of Great lent and is characterized by a friendly and non-commercial atmosphere. The holiday is a blend of African masquerade and traditional French carnival. On the first day of the carnival people dress up in costumes or just in pajamas and go outside while banging pots and pans. The atmosphere is so fun and addictive that simple viewer to be no one.
The festival takes place 1-8 March
Nice carnival takes place in the middle of February, but at this time there you can ride along the waterfront on an open-top car and enjoy the many yachts. The main events of the festival are held at Place Masséna.
The festival usually takes place from 18 February to 8 March
Carnival in Cadiz (South of Spain, Andalusia) is the oldest carnival in the world. The holiday dates back to local customs: carnival arranged, when the long voyage returned sailors with gifts and new clothes, which was dressed and walking around the city. Still during carnival wearing a fun, whimsical costumes singing and marching on the city.
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If someone has already removed the Christmas masks and costumes, only in vain tried. These wonderful things will come in handy again soon – on the other Parallels. Starts fun carnival time when the whole civilized world says goodbye to winter and welcomes spring.
The most impatient, presumably, live in Croatia. The city of Rijeka, organized the first Parade of ringers in January – and the fun will be for another month. February 18, planned Children’s carnival, and the largest parade will be held on February 26. I included by UNESCO in Spivak world cultural heritage of Dubrovnik is its carnival, plus adds a fun note February 3, the Day of St. Blaise, patron Saint of the city. And all of the southern Dalmatian coast walks – you can join for about 750 euros per week, and visa here to the Russians, which is very nice, not needed.
The French also qualitatively love to have fun before lent. From ancient times on the European carnivals chosen king amusing – “the most stupid fool”. These monarchical tradition is very strong in nice, where the whole carnival is called the “King of the movies” Continue reading
Popular foreign service PrivateFly conducted a survey among pilots, travelers and aviation professionals, with the purpose to find out which airport the world’s most beautiful? In this case it was considered that the design and architecture of the terminal buildings, and the appearance on the runway and surrounding terrain during takeoff and landing. And today we bring you the results of this survey and a list of 8 of the most beautiful airports in the world.
To go to the Maldives is the dream of many Russians, fortunately book tour there you can even from Irkutsk, visiting, for example. Attract tourists in this country, gorgeous beaches and warm waters of the Indian ocean, and a nice addition to a holiday in Paradise can become a landing on one of the most scenic airports in the world, located in the capital of malé.
Innsbruck Airport, Austria
Innsbruck airport is located 5 km from the centre of the capital of the Austrian Tyrol. Situated in a mountain valley makes landing here not only stunning beauty, but also extremely difficult technically. It is the largest airport in Western Austria, which takes each year almost 1 million passengers.
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