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to the feet. It is held in place by folding fabric over, without a knot. It is also sometimes folded up to the knee for comfort. These traditional "longyi" have about 2 meters of in length of swan. The cloth is made of cotton and sometimes from silk. Kola men wear ankle-length patterns of checks, plaids or stripes "Longyi" in any kinds of color. The Men always wear their white ''eingyi'' shirt which has a mandarin collar and sometimes also wear a traditional jacket called ''taik


achieved international exposure on a major label (Record label). This compilation, however, showcases "traditional" ''tsapika'', such as might have more commonly been performed in rural villages twenty years ago, rather than the amplified, synthesized and remixed style in heavy rotation on radio stations performed by national stars like Tirike, Jarifa, and Mamy Gotso. '''Toliara''' (formerly '''Toliary''' or '''Tuléar''') is a former province (provinces of Madagascar) of Madagascar with an area of 161,405 km². It had a population of 2,229,550 (July, 2001). Its capital was Toliara. Near Toliara is the "spiny forest (Madagascar spiny thickets)". The name ''tsavorite'' was proposed by Tiffany and Co president Sir Henry Platt in honor of Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Apart from the source locality in Tanzania it is also found in Toliara (Tuléar) Province, Madagascar, but so far, no other occurrences of gem material have been discovered. History The Coton de Tulear developed on the island of Madagascar and is still the island's national dog. The Coton's ancestors were possibly brought to Madagascar in the 16th and 17th centuries aboard pirate ships. Madagascar was a haven for pirates, and pirate graveyards can still be seen there. Pirates established a base on St. Mary's Island, Madagascar and some of them took Malagasy wives. Whether the dogs were brought along to control rats on the ships, as companions for long voyages, or were confiscated from other ships as booty no one knows. Tulear is a port now also known as Toliara. The Coton is of the Bichon dog type, linked most closely to the Bichon Tenerife, and Tenerife Terrier. There have been many stories circulating about the history of the Coton in recent years. Most of them are untrue. The Coton de Tulear was never feral on Madagascar. It did not hunt wild boar or alligators, as its size, strength, and demeanor can disprove easily. It was a companion dog of the Merina (the ruling tribe) in Madagascar. It has very little prey drive, and is not a hunting dog. thumb left Train station (Image:Antsirabe station.jpg) The city is at the end of the TA (Tananarive-Antsirabe) railway, currently only with freight trains. The line has been extended southwards through Vinaninkarena, but the extension is not in use. National road 7 (RN7) connects the city to Antananarivo in the north and to Fianarantsoa and Toliara to the south. Antsirabe is connected with Morondava on the west coast through RN34 35. * '''FMSR''' (MXM) – Morombe Airport – Morombe, Madagascar * '''FMST''' (TLE) – Toliara Airport – Toliara, Madagascar * '''FMSV''' (BKU) – Betioky Airport – Betioky, Madagascar thumb Group of Sakalava people (File:Group of Sakalava, 1890-1910.jpg) The '''Sakalava''' are an ethnic group of Madagascar (ethnic groups of Madagascar) Wikipedia:Toliara


in honour of the town's patron saint, the Virgin of Chilla, are held annually on the second and third Sunday of September. The event has been declared a Fiesta of National Tourist Interest (Fiestas of National Tourist Interest of Spain). Of lesser importance, Las Candelas (Virgin of Candelaria) are held on 2 February, with traditional "iluminarias" (bonfires that young people jump over). The following day, 3 February, is Saint Blaise,


)Trujillo: Unos 12 mil turistas disfrutarán del Carnaval de Huanchaco author editor Newspaper RPP accessdate September 13, 2012 *'''San Pedro''', the patron saint of fishermen at sea, is also called "San Pedrito"; in Huanchaco it is made a traditional "Patacho" which is a giant reed horse (Caballito de totora). It is celebrated in the month of June.


acceptance to College. The size of the institution qualifies it as a "learning city". The students, during the three-year period (10th to 12th grade), are influenced by bonds of brotherhood and teachings that last a lifetime. This center is homologous to others existing in the rest of the country's provinces. Students usually form close bonds and lasting friendships while at the institution, but family bonds sometimes suffer and "traditional" moral attitudes tend to shift


married in the traditional "Galichka" style wedding. Traditionally the wedding lasted for 5 days with the main activities on St. Peter's Day (12 July) every year. It was the only period of the year when couples got married. Today it is part of the festival "Galichko Leto" (Galicnik Summer) and it is a two-day event held on the weekend nearest to 12 July and it serves as a cultural and tourist attraction. Immediately after annexation of Vardar Macedonia


newsarticle.aspx?id 66924 Karen Parrish "Colonel 'Proud, Humbled' to Represent Gay, Lesbian Troops," January 25, 2012 , accessed January 27, 2012 On December 23, after 80 days at sea, US Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta won the right to the traditional "first kiss" upon returning to port and shared it with her same-sex partner. Her ship's commanding officer, in one report, "said that the crew's reaction upon learning who was selected to have


, and a well-known paper museum, as well as an annual paper fashion show highlighting both the latest style and traditional Korean clothing made of paper. *The Jeonju Hanok Village (Hanok Maeul) is a traditional-style village located in the heart of Jeonju, housing over 800 traditional "hanok" style buildings. It contains many traditional tea shops, souvenir shops and restaurants. Jeonju Hanok Village Slow City&


the traditional "Naxi" dwelling and is owned and managed by Emperor Resorts International Pte Ltd, Singapore. For info - Facebook Page - Lijiang Sina Hotel 新纳大酒店 *


unenthusiastic about the bicycle-rental aspect of their commercial operation, quoting inflated prices and creative time definitions ("1 day" 6 hours). Even large and supposedly reputable operators are not immune from deficiencies in this area. See Do The most "traditional" thing to do in Dahab is not to do anything. It's one of the best places in the world to indulge this most exquisite passion and a lot of Dahab's reputation among travellers is based on that. Anyway, if "doing" something to you means "activity" or "sites" there's also a great variety of options: * Windsurfing * Kite surfing * Scuba diving * Freediving * Desert excursions * Desert Trekking * Rock Climbing * Sandboarding * Yoga, Reiki, Chi Gong, etc. * Horse back riding (& camel riding of course!) * Quad bikes * Learn Arabic Wind-surfing and kite-surfing '''Wind surfing:''' Dahab has about 270 days a year of wind. Experts with their own equipment can also surf from Masbat Bay, but must take great care not to hit the snorkellers and freedivers on Lighthouse Reef. Kite surfing can be done around the lagoona area, at Eel Garden or at other local spots. Recently, some kiters have started heading out to the Laguna at Ras Abu Galoum - stunning location and you will be just 1 or 2 kites rather than 10 or 20! For wind forecast for Dahab see Wind Guru There are several wind surfing schools around Laguna area offering all levels of courses: * commons:دهب

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