Despite the fact that the New Year is a traditional holiday and, in principle, one for all, each country has its own ways to meet the future with dignity and to attract luck to its side. Let’s take a look at the most unusual traditions.
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Pilgrimage, or travel with religious purposes – one of the oldest forms of tourism, which has deep historical roots. Medieval pilgrims were among the first tourists.Religious travel has three main objectives. Touch the holy places.
The first – and most common – is visiting iconic places for a given religion. Believers go or go to places where legendary, significant events took place or occur: many pilgrims from time immemorial come to Mecca, Jerusalem, Golgotha, Orthodox churches, the Vatican, major Buddhist temples. Continue reading
Leave your dream, such as diving on the Great Barrier Reef, skiing in the Swiss Alps – can always remain a dream, if you do not hurry, writes McClatchy News Service. Magic coral reefs near the Australian coast may disappear from the face of the earth by 2050, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. And the rise in temperature in the Alps is forcing tour operators to use more and more equipment to create snow. Continue reading