Brazil: a land of carnivals

The carnival is endless music, fantastic costumes, the joy of transformation, the release of adrenaline in the blood, getting rid of complexes. For Brazil is the law under which he lives, the whole country, and for Brazilians, is a way of life. The festivities of the carnival captures all of Brazil. The carnival begins in the town of Olinda, where the parade is the oldest dance school “virgins”. This 250 men dressed in women’s dress. Their performance is 10 hours nonstop. And yet the main event of the carnival parade of Samba schools in Rio.

Rio de Janeiro was founded in 1502 by the Portuguese and named the “River of January”. Today Brazilians call their beloved city “cidade maravilhosa”, which means “magic city”. Believe me, they have a reason. During 4 centuries Rio was and remains the capital of beauty and tourism of South America and is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. There is a saying that, creating Continue reading

Summer holidays – Honey and Apple Saved

The hot season gives us the most delicious holidays of Honey and Apple Spas. Let’s rejoice together!

The more holidays the better! Especially with such a long-standing folk traditions. Originating in pagan times, when the harvest was the main event of the year, they gradually became intertwined with the Christian and joined the Church calendar. First, Honey (August 14), and Second, Apple’s (August 19), Saved like the little sweet tooth, because there are so many Goodies and fruit! Nice place the food in the basket and sanctify the Church. But the main thing these days is to talk to the kid about the customs, to tell him the story of our Savior. Let the meeting of the summer holidays with the aroma of honey, herbs, and apples will be one of your family tradition.


Names of this festival a few: Honey Spas, Wet Spas and Macovei. In the calendar, he appeared in the XII century, symbolizing the victory of Constantinople over the Muslims. When the city was captured in the siege, the monks all its many monasteries asked God to protect Constantinople. The way it happened. The Lord saved the ancient city. Since then, this day was a great holiday. But many of the traditions Continue reading

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Carnivals in Italy.
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Every year on June 29 in the Spanish town of Haro Wine trail battle The rival teams poured each other a huge amount of excellent wine, using all available means…

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