Was recently compiled a list of unusual events, anniversaries and holidays.
12 of the strangest events in the world:
1. The festival ’s Las Payas” (Valencia, Spain )
Fire festival is held from 14 to 19 March and attracts thousands of tourists. Every day, at exactly 14 hours begins the so-called “mascletá» – competition of pyrotechnics on the ground, and closer to the night fireworks are launched into the sky. The culmination of the holiday is La Cremá – burning specially prepared for this festival huge figures and stuffed.
2. The world Cup ’s Mountain oysters” (the city of Throckmorton, USA )
Close to Texas in may championship ’s mountain oysters”… In fact oysters here and “smell”. It’s just a slang name local cowboys referred to as bull testicles. First prize awaits the one who is best going to fry them. Judges will evaluate everything: the appearance of the cooked food as it is served, the aroma and taste. According to these criteria and selects the winner.
3. Bega cheese rolling (of Coopers hill, UK)
In a beautiful small town, located near Gloucester, on the last Monday of may races are held with a rolling cheese. According to the rules of the competition round head cheese starts down the slope, Continue reading
In anticipation of the may holidays “Newspaper.EN” offers a guide to the most unusual hotels in the world — under water, on wood, in this gorge or the old train.
Japan, capsule hotel Capsule Inn Akihabara
The Japanese with their inherent minimalism was invented and created a capsule hotel Capsule Inn Akihabara . where you can spend the night in special cells arranged in two rows one above the other. Each cell (average size 2×1×1 m) placed bed, hanging TV, radio. Sleeping space in the capsule is very similar to the top shelf in a train compartment. Shoes and things are kept separately in the lockers, shared toilet. The first capsule hotels in the country appeared in the late 1970s, but the popularity is still not lost.
Price: from 2000–3000 yen/day (€14–21).
Austria, hotel Rogner Bad Blumau by Hundertwasser project
The friedensreich Hundertwasser — the famous Austrian architect, painter and just daring people. His ideas are eco-friendly and simple. Colorful buildings with domes and fairy ceramic facades hiding in the hills. On the roofs of trees, shrubs and grasses. Hundertwasser house in an amazing way like Continue reading
If someone comes up with the idea to make a list and list all the unusual holidays of the world, it’s incredibly long! But to make it will be very interesting. Because people are able to come up with the most unexpected occasions, to have fun and have fun!
To begin with, what awaits us in November. At this time is to go to Thailand already only then to get on the monkey Banquet . held every year in the province of lop Buri.
Usually on the last Sunday of November, the locals put on a great buffet for monkeys at the Buddhist temple of PRA Prang Sam Yot. Long (10 meters) tables or separate round tables covered with red cloth, and a special order is placed monkeys favorite food: fruits, vegetables, and even grilled sausages.
But because a person does not know what the rules of etiquette, the spectacle of feasting at the Banquet becomes incredibly funny. After a short time, beautifully Packed dishes suddenly swept from the table, and all the beauty turns into an indescribable mess.
Macaques in Thailand feel about like squirrels in our parks. Moreover, they can also have fun – to pull a woman’s skirt, rip the decoration, to steal her purse. So many of them in the forests, to the feast come several hundred primates. Continue reading