Choosing Quality Business Hotels in Madrid: Five Top Tips.
Over five million business professionals visit Spain’s capital Madrid each year so, whether you’re attending a conference or holding your own corporate event in this vibrant city, you’ll be in excellent company.
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Tilem Kajeng at Sanur 2014 June 30
Entire photographs by Ronald Piltzer.
Copyright © 2006 Karin Manning
Almost everyone comes to Vegas to gamble. However, there are a heck of a lot of ways to entertain yourself in Vegas without gambling.
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The history of Bonn dates back to 2,000 years ago. For this reason, it has several places and spots that have been preserved over the years to become the most enjoyed tourist destinations. Most of these tell the history of… (more…)
Ceremony “pelebon” / ngaben Ida I Dewa Agung Istri Putra
Photos by Ronald Piltzer
Thousands of residents in Klungkung, Bali, to accompany the ceremony “pelebon” or cremation wife Ida I Dewa Agung Putra which is the consort of the last King of Klungkung Ida I Dewa Agung Oka Geg.
“This is the culmination of the procession ‘pretiwa’ (royal cremation rites) during the six months after his body was buried,” said pengelingsir (elders) Tjokorda Puri Agung Gede Agung Klungkung on Sunday 2014 June 29.
Thousands of residents not only from the local area but also people from outside Klungkung, such as Denpasar, Gianyar and Buleleng to witness one of the magnificent and rare ritual. The ritual of absorbing hundreds of foreign tourists who witnessed the rare event. Although the weather was quite hot it did not deter residents to accompany the magnificent procession.
“This is the first time I saw the procession for the dead. Moreover, it is a ritual of the royal family. I am very impressed and privileged could see straight, “said Natalie, tourist from New Zealand.
Procession peak ‘pretiwa’ it begins with a ritual performed by carrying the bodies of the royal family and relatives. The body was then paraded around the intersection “Catus Pata” three times which is located not far from Puri Agung Klungkung and historical attractions Kertagosa. The body is then placed on top of “Bade” or Meru (where pengabenan bodies) with eleven high as 28 meters overlap. At least 350 people carrying bade successive weighing about seven tons before the bodies undergo cremation procession in the local cemetery. It took 7,000 people to alternately raised the bade along the way.
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Arrival: Sharm El Sheikh International Airport
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Tour : Sharm El Sheikh – Cairo – Nile Cruise – Petra
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A long way from the crowded beaches full of noisy teenagers, only an hours’ drive from Ngurah Rai airport or Kuta you will find Ubud, an island within an island. The difference in settings is incredible when you arrive here compared to coastal destinations. Ubud hotels are pure luxury, giving the best accommodation available in Bali. There are no beach resorts and Ubud has (more…)
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Curacao: Island of Wonder and Intrigue
Sunny, warm and charming, Curacao [pronounced ‘koo-rah-sow’] is a beautiful resort destination that is relatively unknown to many people. With it’s Dutch Colonial buildings and traditional Caribbean feel, it’s a unique place that incorporates the best of 55 different nationalities to create a purely individual culture. In fact, four languages are spoken here: English, Spanish, Dutch and their own Papiamento. It’s cosmopolitan, and simple. And incredibly gorgeous. Where is Curacao? Located in (more…)