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The solar cities

All winter I dream of warmth and summer. At the time of the winter-spring Blues almost all of us imagine myself in a warm country, where all year round the sun is shining and the sky is always blue. Where there are such places? Today we will visit the most Sunny cities in the world.

Contrary to popular belief, these places are not only on the equator in Africa, they are on all continents. But, before proceeding to their review, it should be noted that there are two methods of counting the number of Sunny days per year.

The first percentage. Scientists have calculated the maximum number of daytime hours when the sun can illuminate a particular area. This figure is 4456 hours per year. Accordingly, subtracting from this figure the number of cloudy hours, we get the exact number of solar. For example, if in a particular city, the sun shines 2228 hours per year, the percentage of his “sunshine” is 50%.

The second method is less accurate, it is measured by the number of days in a year, which was mainly Sunny and not cloudy. The concept is quite vague, as you know…

Given the existence of two methods, as well as the ever-changing climate, it is not surprising that the most Sunny cities in the world constantly change places in the rankings. Continue reading

The Nativity. Description, origin and history of the holiday

Say, before Christmas start ringing bells of heaven, praising God for the birth of His Son, Jesus Christ. And with each new blow of such bells heavenly grace is posted in our sinful world, and the angels are growing wings.

New year and Christmas – two bright family holiday celebrated by many people throughout the Earth. This is a special night of reconciliation. when wishing each other good. Various Christian religious denominations celebrate Christian Christmas in the middle of winter from December 25 (the Catholics) to January 7 (Orthodox). Christmas is a holiday that means a lot to people, he does not pass without a trace of a man who at least once heard about the life of Jesus Christ and his sacrifice for the people.

The Directors of world renown make films about Christmas, artists paint, which then become the masterpieces of world art, poets make poems about the great mystery of the birth of the Savior.

The night before Christmas is the brightest and the purest time when every person needs to forgive the indiscretions, to be cleansed before the people, asking for forgiveness for their sins Continue reading

Ten of the best carnivals of the world

And although the origin of the carnival is not fully understood – someone thinks that it originated in Ancient Egypt, others refer it to the era of the heyday of the Roman Empire, though there is no doubt that the carnival has become one of the brightest and most popular holidays on Earth. From South to North and from West to East, it goes through countries and continents, year after year and century after century, each time getting more and more flavor and originality.

Not always easy to come to a consensus, making the rating of the top ten carnivals in the world. However, we offer readers ten festivals, which, we believe, for various reasons. So:

Rio de Janeiro

Chariots, masks, riot of colour, music and, especially, Samba are the main components of the famous Brazilian carnival. Thousands of people go through the sambadrome surrounded by a huge number of people that come from different ends of the planet. Annually participate in the celebration of 5 million people, of whom about one million tourists.

Within months, the Samba schools, which is the soul of Brazilian Continue reading

The strangest festivals in the world
Jeremy hunter has devoted 35 years of his life to photographing ancient magic rituals and festivals in sixty countries. We offer to your attention a small selection of his photographs…

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The Most unusual holidays
The Time magazine presented a series of photographs titled the World ’ s Wackiest Holidays. devoted to the most unusual holidays and festivals from different corners of our planet. Monkey…

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The Most important pagan holidays Slavs
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