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More than 15,000 tourists arrive every year to this unique ‘people Zoo’ for photographing a group for ethnic Kayan women, known as ‘Female giraffe’ or Pandaung, Burmese name they hate.
Sitting with their huts they exhibit their long necks covered in bronze rings exposing to the curiosity of the visitors who captured images with their cameras.
The Kayan women, proud of their ethnic group and its culture, escaped in the 1990s for his native Burma when his people failed in an attempt to secede. They fled to Thailand and there settled with the consent of the authorities that allowed the refugee group a small commercial activity consisting in the sale of small crafts.
Very soon, the interest caused by the thick collars used to stretch their necks, attracted hundreds of tourists started to arrive from all parts of the world, which the tour operators took advantage and exploited as tourist attraction. An attraction that enslaved them for over twenty years. Read the rest of this entry »
If before you were presenting a list of the top 10 destinations in the world , now we had to focus exclusively on the European continent and found that only Barcelona blows between a favorite among tourists. Indeed strange that among our countrymen have not been put in half the magic of the cost of other cities of the Valencian Community, or the Great Mother, but of course the competition is tough.
Thus we have a list of 10 most popular destinations in Europe , which continues as follows:
7. St. Petersburg
The peninsula of Yamal is one of extreme destinations designed for the brave.
Located in the northwest of Siberia and has great natural beauty and animal. But the climate is extreme in this town that does not encourage tourism. But they are determined to make it stop destination for the bravest.
They want to take advantage of its harsh climate to attract adventurous tourists, who may experience the life of nomadic pastoralists in the area, who are exposed to the harshest climates in the world, also has a museum that will delight the most curious . It is the world’s best preserved mammoth .
To begin, we start by mentioning that the Oceanarium is the second aquarium largest in the world , and one of the greatattractive the city . But if size is not what matters, if it interesting that there are over 450 different species and over 15,000 living on display. Everything inside a building unconventional, that seems to levitate in a pond, part of the works for Expo 98.
The flag of the Oceanarium , seems to emulate an aircraft, with four “ships” dedicated to the oceans each Atlantic , Pacific , Indian and Antarctic. Surely, it is highly recommended a visit to the family. Not only because of the possibility of surprise in the exhibitions that range from sharks, barracudas or until fish a variety of tropical hard to find, but also for being an educational site dedicated to the marine biology of the planet.
Located within the Park of Nations (Esplanada D. Carlos I), the first thing that catches our attention on a tour will be the central tank, around which all the spaces are organized. The central tank is a delight to behold, for the variety of tropical species living together in a careful balance.
Open seasonally from summer 10 to 20 hours, and in winter, 10 to 19 hours, the cost of access per adult is 12 euros. For children the cost is reduced by half, while children under 3 years admitted free. With permanent and temporary exhibitions (which are shown inofficial website ) the Oceanarium Lisbon you can visit via a guided tour. Even making the online ticket purchaseHas access to the discount of 10 percent in the total cost.
Who would have imagined that one of the most visited places in Italy is a Caribbean-style island? The truth is that this island in the Mediterranean is not tired of being visited by tourists from around the world looking for a place to relax and enjoy the beauty of the place and the color of its beaches.
According to some geographers this beautiful Italian island for millions and millions of years was part of the mainland, which seemed only theories based on assumptions were confirmed when archaeological remains were found that tested this hypothesis.
In a country famous for its architecture and history of many of its locations, the Isle of Capri is a breath of fresh air and again to the same Naples and for many Europeans tired of the cold and harsh winter that affected each year. While visiting this island is highly recommended because of the incredible beauty and tranquility or landscape that exists in place, the fact is that it is also recommended as a destination for a few days, being part of a trip around Italy those foreign tourists, because the country has historical places you can not miss opportunities and activities on the island are very small compared to the number of cities and monuments captive found in the rest of Italy.
As in other Belgian cities, the vast majority of its most singular monuments are around the main square of the city. So too, Leuven, where we see the impressive City Hall in the Grote Markt, the central square where streets converge around the old town, whose circular shape helps the Grote Markt is the urban epicenter.
Before describing the City Council, who will be traveling to Belgium, must be told that you’re at stations or in brochures Leuven what you see written in different ways, and what you can find how Lovin Walloon language, Louvain in Leuven in Flemish or French, and even as Löwen in German.
But suppose you’ve come to Louvain, because once there you must go to the Grote Markt, where you will find the towering City Hall, known as Stadhuis.
Its facade is lined with columns, windows, sculptures, pinnacles, etc. and in general all the ornamental details Brabantine typical style, typical of the Brabant region where the city.
And if the outside is beautiful, something similar happens with the interior, where you can visit various rooms adorned with works of art in the form of paintings or sculptures of various styles and artistic contributions.
And last but not least, in the cellars of the building has opened a Brouwerijmuseum, what is that?, as a beer museum, where you will enter apetecerá thirst and taste some of the many varieties of Belgian beer.