A natural globetrotter doesn't need any specific reason to pack his/ her bags to head towards a particular destination. It comes spontaneously to his/ her personality like some instinctive drives. Every part of the world has something to offer to the visitors. And that is a truth that these avid tourists know and keep exploring new things and customs.
Each nation is unique in its own way. Different culture, linguistic diversity, queer traditions and natural landscapes distinguishes one country from another. And consequently activities to be done in a particular country do not resemble the other.
Every year comes with a number of festivals and events in all countries. Some of them command a visit with their one of a kind charm. Presenting below is a few prominent happenings in the calendar year.
Solar eclipse from Easter Island: July 11th, Sunday will witness a total solar eclipse that can be best viewed from a corridor that bisects the southern Pacific Ocean. And it is believed that the Easter Island in Chile will offer the best views. Now this is a real opportunity to fly to this magnificent and secluded island to get introduced to it.
Motor Race, Peking to Paris: This is a mega car rally that flags off at Peking in China on September 11th and passes through The Great Wall, Mongolia, Gobi desert, Iran, Turkey, Greece, Italy and finishes in Paris. The approximate distance to be covered is 14,119 kms in around five weeks and most of the rally drivers will be on the vintage cars. So, choose any of the countries mentioned above and be a part of this wild marathon.
FIFA World Cup, South Africa: The beautiful game, as football is called underway in a majestic fashion in South Africa back in June 11th. The champions have taken the fields to display their skills among the deafening cheer of the spectators. The world has already shifted base to different cities of South Africa. Won't you be there to support your team and shout for your favourite soccer star?
Burning Man Festival, Nevada: A wild freaking event that is due on August 30th till September 6th, Burning Man takes its name from a ritual of setting ablaze a wooden effigy in US. This event is a place where all can be participants with a wholesale sense of freedom and liberty. Try some fun activities that are organized around this event and have a blast!
Commonwealth Games, New Delhi, India: The capital of India is going to host the 19th edition of the Commonwealth Games starting on October 3rd till October 14th. More than 5000 athletes from across the Commonwealth countries will showcase their skill during this gala sports event. Steal away time to visit the tourist attractions in Delhi along with the nearby Rajasthan and Agra that is famous for the Taj Mahal.
Pushkar Camel Fair, Rajasthan, India: This annual fair happens to be the largest cattle fair in the world with more than 50,000 camels coming together. And the tiny town of Pushkar in Rajasthan sees a staggering 185000 visitors during the fair. This year Pushkar Fair is set to get going from November 13th to November 21st. Apart from the cattle, the huge cultural coffer of Rajasthan comes alive during various events in the fair.
World Expo 2010, Shanghai: Stated from May 1st and running till October 31st, the World Expo 2010 focuses on the major issues related to urban living in the upcoming time. The theme of this mega fiesta is Better City, Better Life. Participating countries have their own pavillions and they share their individual experience and views on urban development and management.
All the afore mentioned happenings represent different values and manifests in various forms. But what unites them all is the common factor that they provide a unique sort of entertainment.
If you are bored of your daily soap or tired of those so called talent reality shows, kick them away and hit these hard hitting events.