The city of El Rocio is located in the
center of Donana Park in the province of Huelva and is located between the
coast and Almonte. This is mainly the city of pilgrimage.
All towns, villages and villages in
Andalucia have their own pilgrimage to either the patron saint or the virgin or
the local people they love the most; El Roc is no exception? However, the
pilgrimage at El Roc? O is the most popular pilgrimage compared to other places
in the region because it has a cult status. This is not only the most important
but also the most colorful. Millions of people come for this pilgrimage not
only from Spain, but also from distant places.
The history of the Cult begins in the 13th
century. According to legend, a hunter from Almonte or Villamanrique found a
statue of the Virgin Mary in Donana Park under a tree trunk. A small place of
worship – the chapel was built at the location of the tree and became a place
of pilgrimage. Initially service was only limited to this place. Fraternities
from nearby cities began to come on pilgrimage during the 17th century and in
the 19th century people from Cadiz, Seville, etc. Come on a trip that takes 4
days. Virgin del Rocio cult has become very popular nowadays and people from
all over the world visit this place.
A large number of people come on
pilgrimage to see the Virgin Dew statue that has existed since the 13th
century. People who come on pilgrimage are known as rocieros.
The pilgrimage takes place on the 7th
weekend after Easter before Pentecost Monday. Pilgrims arrive from Friday
onwards and leave on Tuesday. Traffic in this period is very heavy. The true
pilgrims avoid using the toll road; …
West Bengal is a land rich in cultural
heritage and natural beauty. Tourists from all over the world come here to
enjoy their vacation. This beautiful state is located in East India. Wildlife
is one of the main attractions of this state. Surrounded by the majestic
Himalayas to the north and the Bay of Bengal to the south. This destination is
popular with its cultural heritage, arts, crafts, literature, and wildlife.
This is known as tiger land. The holy river of the Ganges flows through it. The
country has heritage monuments, colorful culture, wildlife, mountains, beaches
and delicious cuisine.
Some of West Bengal’s most famous
This is a popular hill station in India
known as the queen hill station. It attracts tourists, tourists and
honeymooners from all over the world. It’s full of sheer natural beauty. It
boasts snow-capped mountain tops, temples, wildlife and Buddhist monasteries.
The Darjeeling toy train is an extraordinary attraction which is a World
Heritage Site. The toy train takes you to a charming location. Other
attractions in Darjeeling are Kalimpong, botanical gardens, tea gardens and
This is the capital of West Bengal. This
city is known as Joy city. The culture, traditions and lifestyle of this city
have their own charm. There is so much to enjoy and experience here. Kolkata’s
famous attractions are the Howrah bridge, the Birla planetarium, Victoria
memorials, the Eden garden, the Kalighat and the Indian museum.
This is a must visit destination for West
Bengal. Located in the Birbhum district. The foundation was laid by Nobel
laureate Rabindranath Tagore. He is also known as Visva Bharati and attracts
artists, philosophers, intellectuals and tourists from all over the world.
Located in the middle of a quiet and beautiful environment.
is one of …
Italy is a hot vacation spot and there is so much to see you can get
quite overwhelmed planning your vacation. Everybody feels compelled to hit the
big three, Venice, Florence, and Rome. These are incredible cities with many
great sites to visit and famous objects (art, architecture, etc.) to see.
Here’s some Italy travel info to help you plan a better trip.
Here’s a simple fact, you cannot see everything in a single vacation,
and the attempt to do so becomes very stressful, robbing you of the fun and
excitement you planned. The thousands of years of history found in Italy (about
5,000 years of civilized history to be more precise) make it impossible to
absorb in a few days, weeks, or months. You need to decide what you really want
to see and build your trip around this rather than try and see everything. I
would like you to think about a better way to see Italy with less stress, less
expense, and more enjoyment. How? Plan your trip and get out of the major tour
cities and into the lesser strained hill towns and fortified villages.
Say you are planning a trip to Florence. Identify the top three to five
sites you wish to see and give yourself two or three days to see them. Once
this is scheduled, take out a map of the region and start looking at the many
incredible sites within a couple of hours of Florence. The big secondary sites
include Pisa (worth a half a day at least), Lucca (also worth at least half a
day), and Montecatinni (a spa town with open markets, grand parks, and an
ancient hill town overlooking the town below). To the south of Florence are
such well known sites as Siena (easily worth a full …
When you look up from the valley floor to the hill town of Assisi,
perched on Mt Subasio, the first impressions are lasting and impressive. The
towering walls at the north end of town, the Rocca Maggiore, The spires of the
basilicas all stand above the valley harkening back to the thirteenth century.
Assisi is one of the Best Places in Italy to Visit.
Assisi is one of the most beautiful of the hill towns in Umbria, and
sacred ground for tens to hundreds of millions of people worldwide. Famous for
figures like St Francis and St Clare as well as painters and poets Assisi has a
history going way back into antiquity. Settled in the iron age and influenced
by the Etruscans Assisi became a Roman Municipium in 69 A.D., was conquered by the
Goths (c. 545A.D.) and finally falling under the influence of the Lombard Dukes
of Spoleto. Assisi formed an independent (Ghibelline) commune early in the 12th
century and fought with Perugia as well as the Hohenstaufen Emperor Fredrick
Barbarossa. At the end of the 12th century St Francis was born (c.1198 A.D.)
and from the 13th century Assisi fell under Papal protection. Much of the look
and feel of Assisi comes from this period of Church rule and you can easily
visualize life here in the high medieval and renaissance periods.
Today, Assisi maintains its vast boundary walls, the powerful castles of
Rocca Maggiore and Minore, as well as the beautiful Basilica Di San Francesco,
the final resting place of the founder of the Franciscan order. The streets and
shops are among the finest representations of Umbrae’s medieval hill towns and
the feeling here, among its 25,000 inhabitants is contemplative.
Assisi is a must see for anybody visiting Umbria. It is a great day trip
With the growing awareness of
travel clubs and their benefits it should come as no great surprise that they
have assisted in allowing a lot of people to travel that otherwise would not
have. This is because most people have the desire to go and experience
different parts of the world, even if they are just tropical in nature. The
thing that holds most people from doing it is usually financial concerns and
time. But of these two money is probably the biggest culprit by far. But how
does a travel club help you with this? These clubs are able to pool the buying
power of their members and then use that to negotiate discounts with travel
resource providers. By becoming a member you are usually able to save a
significant amount off of the retail price.
We know that travel clubs can get
you travel discounts but can they get them to places that would always be out
of your budget? This is a major benefit of at least one of the travel clubs on
the market. They allow you access to five and six star luxury properties
located around the world for as little as $100/week for those that have
flexibility in travel plans. And for those that need to carefully plan their
vacations they can usually save you up to 80% off of retail. This means you can
stay at some of the finest resorts around the world for less then what you
would normally pay for a “budget” vacation.
Travel clubs have made it
possible for the average person to travel in a way that they would normally not
even consider. They also allow most people to travel more frequently then they
would have previously.…