The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (Grand-Duche de Luxembourg) is located in North-West Europe between Belgium, Germany and France. Translated from the old German Luxembourg means “small castle”. The system of government is a constitutional monarchy. The head of state is the Grand Duke. The capital city of Luxembourg.
The area of Luxembourg is 2586 square kilometers . Forested Ardennes mountains stretch across the Northern region of the country, and the river Sauer and Moselle river forming its Eastern border. South of Luxembourg is a land of green pastures and fat of the land.
The Flag Of The Grand Duchy Of Luxembourg
On the map of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a tiny triangle and is usually denoted by the number, the size of the country don’t allow them to fit on the map ten letters of its name.
With the modest size of the Duchy is considered one of the most successful financial States of the European Union . and the standard of living and well-being such that the larger European States are looking at Monaco with envy.
Luxembourg calendar full of various celebrations and festivals . The most fun of the traditional holidays of Luxembourg – Amesen (held Monday at Easter), Continue reading
According the scientists in the world there are about 270 thousand species of flowers. Today in our article, we have collected 10 most beautiful flowers in the world. Of course, this list is far from complete. After all, how many people, so many opinions, and certainly each flower there connoisseur.
Opens our list of the most beautiful flowers of the world – rose. This flower is considered one of the finest in the world. Known mentions of it in ancient Persia. There is a version that rose goes back to prehistoric times, when the human race did not exist. However, most often say that the rose was brought to Europe from China. This noble flower, about 30 thousand varieties. It is a symbol of love, loyalty, tenderness. The Queen of flowers, her name is different.
2 the egret Orchid
In the far East and the Japanese Islands can be found unusually delicate white flower, similar to white light, the wings of a bird. This flower is called the Egret Orchid. Its name was created by a famous Japanese legend. This flower can be attributed to the number of unique plants. The Egret Orchid is among the deciduous orchids.
Calla – flower embodies all the elegance Continue reading
We’ll talk about non-standard products-such as pizza. Pizza festival « Pizzafest ” is traditionally held in Naples, this year fans of Italian food will gather at the exhibition center d’oltremare September 8 to watch match of the best of pizzaiolo world, and, most importantly, taste as many pizzas as you want. The process of eating is accompanied by competitions and concerts.
If the pride of Italians — pizza, in Bavaria — this beer. Oktoberfest begins in September and ends in October. This year, beer lovers and the races will begin to celebrate on September 17. By tradition, the opening day of the festival, exactly at 12: 00, the mayor opens a barrel of beer. This symbolic action start “beer marathon”. Then begins the parade, which is led by a girl with a large bell, riding on a decorated horse.
For all days of the festival Munich immersed in beer, the participants consumed up to 7 million liters of the drink annually. Beer to drink while sitting at a long table under a huge tent. And costumed parades, processions shooters, racing, and concerts follow each other all 16 days. Don’t forget about the here and children. For them — ice cream and carousels.
A little deviate from edible theme and move on to the festivals dedicated Continue reading