Miyako Odori and other April festivals

Miyako Odori, Japan

Bhutan, 11-15 April. Tsechu festival. Buddhist monks are required to wear orange clothes. However, during the holiday they turn it into the costumes of the gods and demons. During the dance, monks transform into mythical creatures and go into a daze. The holiday in Paro town, like throughout the country, has been commemorating the Padmasambhava, […]

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Resort on lake: West Lake

West Lake, Hangzhou, China

Despite the obvious advantages: fresh water, cool wind, no rush — lake resorts are still not so popular as sea resorts, but such places can change the idea of a summer holiday. Xi Hu, or West Lake, is worthily called one the most beautiful places of China. On three sides West lake is surrounded by […]

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