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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

Overview of the summer holidays and festivals in Catalonia

Spain is a country of fiestas, many of which are known and loved around the world. While Catalonia, along with the Canary Islands, is the most popular destination for Russian tourists. And as the season peak travel occurs in summer, we decided to present to our readers all the most interesting and colorful events that are celebrated in the summer months the Catalans.

When: June 12.

Where: Barraca de Salvador, the Ebro Delta Ebro Delta/Tarragona).

The popular festival, which is the most traditional method, by hand, planted rice. Festival participants dressed in folk costumes. Everyone is welcome to participate and learn how to plant rice. By the way, a real paella made with only the Spanish rice!

When: June 12.

Where: Rambla Prim, 64/70, Barcelona.

When: June 16-18.

Where: Barcelona.

Day program – Museum of contemporary art of Barcelona and the Centre for contemporary culture on the square of the angels, 1. Night program – “Fira Gran Via” (Avenue Botany, 62), El Auditori de Barcelona (Lepante neighborhood street, 150), Greek theatre (Passeig de Santa Madrona, 36), as well as the concert hall of the Museum CosmoCaixa (St Isaac Newton, 26). One of the largest in Europe and the world-famous festival of advanced music Continue reading

Bright celebrations on the planet

Malta

Malta is so tiny country, on the territory of Kyiv could fit almost 3 of these, but, despite the size and the landscapes that may seem deserted, it attracts tourists powerful medieval fortress, modest, but clean and cozy beaches, ancient temples and dungeons. In addition, near the coast of Malta is much popular among divers places, because the sea there fantastically transparent and blue.

When to go

Malta’s climate is Mediterranean, which means that winters are mild and summers hot and dry. However, thanks to the sea winds, and the narrow streets of the towns and villages, the heat is quite tolerable. Despite the fact that the average winter temperature is +14, and in summer +26, it is possible to travel to Malta at any time. The only thing you have to know the most hot season lasts from July to September.

Features visa

To obtain a visa to come to the Embassy personally. The process of obtaining visas to Malta can accelerate the possession of a Schengen visa in the last 12 months or current visa in USA.

When making a tour to Malta through a travel Agency, the visa is issued upon entry. The immigration office of Malta is directed immigration application form, after consideration of which gives a confirmation of visa.

On a trip you need to take a photo. If you get a visa on arrival, you should submit the documents to the Embassy of Malta to obtain the registration Continue reading

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