The uniqueness of each of the provinces of Tuscany is expressed not only in landscapes and architecture, but also in a kind of customs, tournaments, festivals, holidays.
Of particular interest are costumed presentation . reproducing the medieval tradition. To participate in them offer many of the cities of Tuscany, such as Siena, Arezzo, Pistoia, Pisa and others.
You should pay attention to the holidays of one product . Many cities of Tuscany are famous for some unique recipe. In honor of the traditional dishes are regularly held mass feasts and markets. The most famous example of this is the festival of the white truffle fair in San Miniato.
Tuscany, in the year invites you to visit festivals and holidays.
January – February
6 January everywhere in Italy celebrates the Feast of the Three Kings (Italian Epifania). In Florence in honor of the festival cavalcade of the Magi.
Viareggio . in January – February either in February – March is a satirical carnival. The date of the carnival in Viareggio varies from year to year, as it is tied to the day of Easter. The last day of the carnival takes place before lent.
Florence . in January or February is chocolate fair.
With this post I begin a series of reports on how the rest and have fun Argentines. Will be at least another Argentine wedding and tango. I haven’t seen such a fun and “easy-going” of the nation. To get a holiday, just enough to gather two or three Argentines together. And this self-organizing substance. They don’t need anything to have fun. However, many Argentines are very fond of complaining about his life. Paradox. or carnival?))
February – carnival in South America. Of course, the most famous carnival takes place in Rio. Very interesting carnivals in Bolivia and neighbouring countries. Argentina, though, and conducts carnivals, but this is more action-oriented internal customers, rather than a tourist. The only exception is carnival in Gualeguaychú in the North of the country. There everything is close to the Brazilian version is a large – scale show, performances of various dance schools, half-naked girls, crowds, etc.
Carnival in Buenos Ares is very different. Most residents of the capital, mainly use two more weekends to get out of the cities on the coast. But those who remains, as it turned out, not very interested in carnival. At least no one I know could not say anything definite about him. The fact that carnival in Barese very smeared in time and space. Numerous carnival parades occur locally at different times in different places throughout the February. Perhaps this is one of the constituent parts of the carnival to find the time and place of its carrying out)) Continue reading
Ideas for travel in February are not limited to, ski and beach vacation, vivid impressions can also be charged in the cities where this month will take place unusual festivals.
Tobogganing on the shovels
On 7 and 8 February at the American ski resort of angel fire, new Mexico, will host the world championship on skating with shovels mountains. Each contestant will have only two attempts to showcase the best speed, which, by the way, here can reach 60 km/h and above. The difficulty is that the shovel is not the most convenient device for skiing. The participants should sit on it so that the handle pointed forward, and to roll need, necessarily raising the hands and feet. Riding the shovels came up with the staff at that thus come down from the mountain after the end of the shift. This method took note and tourists, and with the 70-ies of the last century, riding the shovels turned into an annual event. To participate in the competition all students from 6 years of age (children have small blades and low hills). The fastest participants will be awarded cash prizes and other gifts. In addition to race, in the days of the championship also hosts a snow sculpture competition and music concerts.
The naked men festival
Festival of Hadak Matsuri (Hadaka Matsuri) is held in the Japanese city of Okayama Continue reading