CARNIVAL OF VENICE 2013

•March 17, 2013 • Leave a Comment

               

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It is said that the Carnival of Venice was started from a victory of the “Repubblica della Serenissima“, Venice’s previous name, against the Patriarch of AquileiaUlrico in the year 1162. In the honor of this victory, the people started to dance and make reunions in San Marco Square. Apparently, this festival started on that period and became official in the Renaissance. The festival declined during the 18th century.

After a long absence, the Carnival returned to operate in 1979. The Italian government decided to bring back the history and culture of Venice, and sought to use the traditional Carnival as the centerpiece of their efforts. Today, approximately 3 million visitors come to Venice every year for Carnivals. One of the most important events is the contest for the best mask, placed at the last weekend of the Carnival. A jury of international costume and fashion designers votes for “La Maschera più bella”.

TEMUCO

•December 29, 2011 • Leave a Comment

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CHILOE ISLAND

•December 29, 2011 • Leave a Comment

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SO FAR SO GOOD

•December 29, 2011 • Leave a Comment

Some news – I moved north – after the 4 days of ferry I arrived in Puerto Montt – and went to Chiloe Island – nice weather – looks like Britania or Anglo-Normand Islands. then back to Puerto Montt and my first rainny days – went around Puerto Varas and spent a night in the middle of no where in a Farm. Then I took the direction of Valdivia -nice small University City – and after a Stop in Temuco – I should have spend more time around Temuco to see Mapuche  people – but no time. some good pictures on the Market – Xmas was terrible – everything closed – for 24h I just eat chips…… wonderfull. Then Arrived in Santiago – a kind of charm and moved to Valparaiso – mix feelings and my first bad bad bad hotel – I run away!!!! Tomorrow back to Santiago and the 30th I am moving north – 20 hours of Bus !!! and on the first I should arrive in San Pedro de Atacama. we will see…

BUT THIS ONE IS NOT BLUE NEITHER WHITE….

•December 11, 2011 • Leave a Comment

CALAFATE ICECREAM – CALAFATE IS A FRUIT CLOSE TO THE BLUEBERRY

JUST BIG

•December 11, 2011 • Leave a Comment

Question 1ere S – Why sometime the ice is white or blue? Benjamin Jones , it is in your program – I am waiting for a clear answer… (cf. Optic Chapter)

  Also you can use the option ¨”Map this” and see the size on Google Earth – Amazing….

OTHERS…

•December 11, 2011 • Leave a Comment

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