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Three of the most fun of the carnival of Latin America

 

The legendary Brazilian, exotic Bolivian and beach Dominican [photos]

Carnivals, though invented in Europe. but in a New Light now walk brighter and more exotic. Those traditions that were brought by the conquistadors and missionaries, added Indian and African dances and outfits.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: VISA AND.

The closest and the most accessible of all American carnival in the Dominican Republic. From Moscow to Punta Cana direct flights “Transaero” and “Aeroflot”, the country visa-free for Russians, prices for tours, though not cheap, but quite affordable.

To see the bright sight, have to break away from the beaches and come up from your hotel in one of the cities of the Dominican Republic. The main procession will be held on the Malecon waterfront in the capital, Santo Domingo. But the oldest carnival in the country makes a noise in the provincial city of La VEGA. and it is recognized by UNESCO as one of the four best carnivals in the world. In the town of Monte Cristi are the most noticeable characters of the Fiesta is not a beauty in elegant dresses as well. the bulls (Spanish tradition, not otherwise),

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Review of the festival of the Five-petal rose (Czech Republic, Cesky Krumlov)

 

To write this review made me wonderful memories of our trip to Czech Republic in June 2012. Next month in an old Czech town again will take place the traditional festival of the Five-petal rose. I want to be there. But we came to this festival by accident. Regular excursion programs offer to visit the city and to visit the castle Deep. But this time the tour coincided with the festival. Surprisingly, many tourists from our group refused to go, say what’s there to see. How did they regret later.

The Czech Krumlov is a small historic town in southern Bohemia. From Prague we drove almost 2 hours. The city has retained its old appearance and is currently under the protection of UNESCO.

The city is very beautiful and deserves its separate story. And today we have the famous festival in the world with a Five-petal rose. Its name he received from the family arms of the Rosenbergs, once owned this town and surrounding lands. These days in the city attracts tourists from all over the world. With most dressed in medieval costumes.

The festival in the city these days let free men in suits, the rest Continue reading

Who said that the holidays are over? The carnival continues!

 

Late winter – early spring is the time for carnivals! Large and small, carnivals boldly walking the streets of Europe and America, attracting the attention of all the inhabitants of the globe. Carnival is a great reason to see a familiar country in a new guise.

Part of the carnival is over and the second half You could still make it. So, where are we going?

1. The Venetian carnival in Italy (from 26 February to 8 March) – probably the most ancient and most famous carnival in the world. What we will see? Holiday confetti, a procession of hundreds of Pierrot, Harlequin, Columbine and other characters, performances of Commedia-Dell’arte. Venice carnival is famous for holding the balls masquerade in the old palaces, among which the most popular is the masquerade on the water, “Bal Casanova” and “Golden night”. How much is it? If you buy a tour, a week in Venice costs from € 620 + $450 flight. You can go by bus, if You have a valid visa-the Schengen area. Then a trip to the carnival get much cheaper!

2. Brazilian carnival in Rio de Janeiro (5th to 8th March) is the big, sexy and colorful Continue reading