Brazilian carnivals and Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
This Grand event takes place in the month of February, and how exactly, we will learn from this article. Carnival in Rio de Janeiro The Brazilian carnival (Carnaval do Brasil)…

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Visit Vityazevo-resort pearl of Anapa!
In this article, we will tell you what a vacation in Vityazevo is. If Anapa is the sunniest resort on the Black sea, then Vityazevo is undoubtedly the most interesting…

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Ceylon: customs and traditions of modern Sri Lanka
In Sri Lanka, a generally poor Asian country, the life expectancy of the population is surprisingly high, even by European standards – on average 75 years (73 for men and…

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Dancing in the fire Nestinars

Tourists can see people walking barefoot on hot coals and even dancing at the same time only in one country in the world – Bulgaria.

“Dancing in the fire Nestinars” – an inexplicable Bulgarian phenomenon
These people are called nestinars, they live in some mountain villages in the South-East of the country. The inexplicable and incredibly spectacular ritual of walking on fire is listed as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO.

This ancient custom is associated primarily with the day of Saints Constantine and Helena, which falls on June 3, but the fire-walking ritual is also performed during some other Church holidays. Non-veterinarians, that is, direct participants of fire walking, are not all residents of the village, but only a few chosen ones who pass their skill by inheritance. Continue reading

Modern Austria and the Austrians
Mozart, Strauss, "Tales of the Viennese forest", the Vienna Opera, schnitzel in Viennese, and, perhaps, strudel-often this is all that our educated countryman can remember if you ask him a…

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Circum-Baikal railway or "krugobaikalka»
The TRANS-Siberian railway is figuratively called the "steel belt of Russia". And the krugobaykalskaya railway, or "Krugobaykalka", with the light hand of Emperor Nicholas II – the "Golden buckle" on…

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Ski resorts in the Moscow region
Almost all ski resorts located in the suburbs of Moscow and in the Moscow region are designed exclusively for beginners in skiing. Ski resorts in the Moscow region and the…

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Summer holidays in Egypt-pros and cons
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