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The Golden gate of Colombia

Barranquilla ( Spanish Barranquilla ), the local name of Curramba-La-Lingerie — the largest industrial and industrial center of Colombia. one of the main ports of the Caribbean, the capital of the Department of atlántico  a municipality located in the Northwest of the country, 80 km East of Cartagena. Cartagena). Lying 13 km up from the mouth of the Magdalena river (Spanish Rio Madalena), which flows into the Caribbean sea. the city is a sea and river port.

Barranquilla became the first port in the country, resulting in the nickname of the “Colombian Golden gate” (Spanish La Puerta de Oro de Colombia).

With a population of 1.88 million people, the city is the 4th largest in the country (after Bogota. Medellin and Cali ). The city is reputed to be the cradle of Colombian aviation (in Barranquilla was constructed first on the South American continent airport) and colorful Colombian Carnival. It is from here that the famous Colombian coffee is exported by sea anywhere in the world. In addition to coffee, the main products of exports are cement, chemicals and textile industries.

To date, there is no exact information about the date of Foundation of Barranquilla, but the first mention of the city dates back to 1620 year, as a small trading Continue reading

New Year celebrations around the WORLD

Thailand.

New Year celebration in Bangkok

The 68-foot tower with a globe on the top provides a light and sound all night long. In the square, near the biggest shopping centre of Bangkok, collected more than 200 thousand people, who take each other’s hands and count down the seconds until the New Year.

Fountains spew water, and beer. Each fountain has its own variety.

Mesmerizing traditional Thai dances and folk music in the historic centre of the city. A large number of people and the incredible fireworks show that appears in the sky at midnight on the banks of the Menam river-the Chao Phraya.

Berlin

New Year celebration in Berlin. Show Welcome

The majority of the inhabitants of Berlin to celebrate the New Year outdoors. The townspeople claim that Berlin hosts the largest New year celebration in the world.

Every year about a million Continue reading

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