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    Kastav Carnivalbell ringers pageant
    11.05.2010 TRAVEL INFO
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    The Kastav Carnival takes place every year between January 17, St Anthony's Day and Ash Wednesday.
    The regions of Kastav and Kvamer celebrate this tradition that dates back to the pre-Christian times when the zvončari which were bellmen, went around all the villages to chase away the winter and evil spirits with the noise of their bells and scary masks.

    The locals start the carnival by blowing the Antonjski horn, members of all the masked troops from the Kastav re...

  • Photo of Camel Wrestling Turkey, Istanbul


    Camel Wrestling Turkey
    Aegean Region, Istanbul

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    Camel wrestling is now mostly restricted to the Aegean Region, it’s usually during the winter in Turkey that you will spot the elaborately saddled camels being paraded through the villages with the owner shouting to all the passers by that his camel will smash another that dares to challenge his. The camels they use for this kind of sport are...

  • Photo of Rose Parade Pasadena, Los Angeles


    Rose Parade Pasadena
    January 1 2011 California

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    The very first Tournament of the Roses was staged in 1890 by members of the Valley Hunt Club, who were former residents of the East and Midwest, eager to showcase their new home’s mild winter weather, while people in New York were up to their ears in snow, their flowers were blooming in the sunny temperate weather. In 1916, to enhance the day...

  • Photo of Cyprus Sunshine Cup, Nicosia


    Cyprus Sunshine Cup
    Various dates throughout February 2011

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    Listen up cycle enthusiasts this could be the holiday event for you! The Cyprus Sunshine Cup is a hectic and physically gruelling 3-stage mountain bike race that takes its competitors through the rugged and incredibly scenic and beautiful parts of Cyprus. The race takes place over a period of 3 weeks where the riders match their skills on all ty...

  • Photo of Nagol Vanuatu Land Diving, Port Vila


    Nagol Vanuatu Land Diving
    Pentecost Island 2nd April 25th June 2011

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    Vanuatu is an archipelago of 83 islands, of which two — Matthew and Hunter — are also claimed by the French overseas department of New Caledonia. The nation's largest towns are the capital Port Vila, situated on Efate, and Luganville, on Espiritu Santo. The highest point of Vanuatu is Mount Tabwemasana, at 1879 m (6158 ft), on the island of ...

  • Photo of 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, New Delhi


    2011 ICC Cricket World Cup
    February 19 till April 2, 2011

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    Cricket could easily be considered a sporting religion in countries like the UK, Australia and India. Every year thousands of cricket fanatics around the world travel to various games and events. From February to April 2011 the 10th cricket world cup will be hosted by 3 south Asian test cricket playing countries; India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. ...

  • Photo of The Cook Islands, Rarotonga


    The Cook Islands
    Pacific Best kept secret .

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    The Cook Islands is a stunning collection of 15 islands in the heart of the South Pacific; it takes up an area roughly the size of India, but has a population no bigger than a tiny New Zealand country town. The Cook Islands lies in the Tropic of Capricorn, is bordered on the west by Tokelau, the Samoas and Nuie and to the east is Tahiti and the i...

  • Photo of The Rome Film Festival 28 Oct 5 Nov, Rome


    The Rome Film Festival 28 Oct 5 Nov
    Lunga vita al cinema italiano

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    In just over a week the biggest film festival in Rome will begin! The Rome Film Festival will showcase screenings of new films broken down into various categories, which include… “Première”, a non-competitive red carpet event dedicated to international first releases, these films will premier with their stars and directors in attendance. ...

  • Photo of The Cape Town Minstrel Carnival, Cape Town


    The Cape Town Minstrel Carnival
    District 6 - January 2 2011 South Africa

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    The Cape Minstrel Carnival otherwise known by the locals as “Kaapse Klopse” it is the largest and most colorful carnival, held annually on the 2nd of January; it celebrates the New Year with amazing dances, competitions and extravagant parades. Kicking off in District 6 (one of the most historically relevant areas in all of South Africa), th...

  • Photo of The Grey Cup final 28 Nov Edmonton, Edmonton


    The Grey Cup final 28 Nov Edmonton
    Canadian Football League championship.

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    The Grey Cup - Canadian Football League championship final Nov. 28, at Commonwealth Stadium. 2010 marks the 98th year of the Grey Cup… a sporting event that shuts down a nation each and every year. In 1909, Earl Grey, the then Governor-General of Canada, decided to donate a trophy for the Rugby Football Championship of Canada. This very trophy,...

  • Photo of Carnival Rio aka Rio Carnival, Rio de Janeiro


    Carnival Rio aka Rio Carnival
    The most spectacular carnival in the world - March 4 8 2011

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    When most people think Carnival they think Rio, however it’s tough competition with Olinda ad Salvador putting on equally impressive events. If you have always dreamed of attending Carnival there are a few key things you should know before going… If you decide to do Carnival in Rio, it's best to get accommodation around Southern Rio (the Zona...

  • Photo of Santas Neighbourhood Syntagma Square, Athens


    Santas Neighbourhood Syntagma Square
    Christmas Greek Style 7 31st December Athens

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    Each December Athens Syntagma Square comes alive as it welcomes in Christmas with ornate decorations, Christmas inspired entertainment and activities and a chance to meet the man in the red coat himself! This celebration is kick-started by the lighting of the Christmas Tree adorned with huge colourful balls and thousands of sparkling lights, revel...

  • Photo of Concerts in the Jenolan Caves Sydney, Sydney


    Concerts in the Jenolan Caves Sydney
    Oct 31st 2010 till early 2011

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    The Jenolan Caves are one of the natural wonders of New South Wales, these natural wonders have been formed over thousands of years and were known to the local Aboriginals as “Binoomea” meaning "Dark places". Today Jenolan Caves are one of the most popular tourist destinations in NSW, with over 250,000 people visiting each year, taking in the...

  • Photo of The Montol Festival, London


    The Montol Festival
    Penzance England 16th 21st December

    EVENTS in London, England

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    If “The Choosing of the Lord of Misrule”, “The Hill fort Beacon Ceremony or “The Chalking of the Mock” sounds intriguing to you, then the annual Montol Festival could be just your thing! This revered ceremonial celebration dates back well into Cornish history. The festival itself lasts for 6 days, however it’s on the last night tha...

  • Photo of Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Classic, Miami


    Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Classic
    Clearwater Florida – USA 19th -21st Nov


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    If Swing is your thing and you are going to be in sunny Florida in November, make sure you stop by the Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Classic. This jazz juggernaut features all kinds of music with jazz influences. More than 20 bands from across the USA, Canada and Europe travel to this toe tappin’, foot stompin’ festival held at the Sheraton and Mar...

  • Photo of The Surin Elephant Round Up , Bangkok


    The Surin Elephant Round Up
    Elephants on Parade Surin, Thailand 20-21 Nov

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    If you are thinking of visiting Thailand in November and are interested in seeing something a little different to market stalls, beautiful beaches and temples, then the Surin Elephant Round Up could be something for you! Each year thousands of people flock to this spectacular event held at Sri Narong Staduim, were over 250 very well trained elephan...

  • Photo of Perth Western city in Australia, Perth


    Perth Western city in Australia
    the oldest wine regions

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    Perth-largest city of the Australian state Is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia and the fourth most populous city in Australia. Perth is one of the most isolated metropolitan areas on earth. Shortly after the establishment of the port settlement of Fremantle, Perth was founded on 12 June 1829. Perth City...

  • Photo of Ready to see the Colosseum All, Rome


    Ready to see the Colosseum All
    Finally you can see from Top to bottom

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    Underground dungeons at Rome's Colosseum, considered to be one of the great feats of Roman architecture and where gladiators once locked in mortal combat, it's ALL open to the public for the first time. Roman amphitheatre have never been opened for public viewing - an upper area of the ancient monument that had been closed since the 1970s. But r...

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