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Balinese Characters

For this type of art masters use a variety of wood species: black (ebony) – for the statues of deities and idols, gray (panggal buaya) – for pictures of people, brown speckled (roots of ancient palm trees) and fragrant sandalwood – for the sculptures of animals and trinkets of small size. The cost of the works, of course, depends on the material from which they are made. The most expensive – of sandalwood, but they will long to please the owner is not only in appearance, but also the smell. In the shops of master carvers can find the real wonders. The characters Balinese and Hindu mythology: the evil demons, sacred bird Garuda, the leader of the monkey troops wise Hanuman, and also frozen in ritual poses, different animals, wooden fruit, flowers, trees and even a skillfully executed carved chess figures which represent good and evil characters Indonesian epics. Each dash of art objects made of wood is different refinement and proportionality, because the people of Indonesia has a special sense of harmony. Copyright inlaid panels in a gift to friends and family you can purchase by visiting the village of Batuan.

If you are closer to the soul souvenirs made of ceramics, be sure to take a trip to the village . Here you can gaze at a huge selection of figurines of cats crazy colors, shapes and sizes. They are often portrayed as a wedding gift or just a memento. Vases, jugs, dishes with painting or aromatic lamps make you feel comfortable in any home.

Owners Hostel

The hostel is given the opportunity to enjoy the site as possible barbecue or pool usage. The owner of this hostel can be and support staff and another person over a glass of plum brandy, he will gladly help you solve your problems, if you have any. Places of hygiene, in this type Apartments are located in rooms and breakfast are served either in number or in the dining room, located on your floor or under a shady vaults of an old chestnut or walnut. 3. Inexpensive board. This type of Apartments do not necessarily have to be far from the center of its low cost may be his calling card and the owner decides on a way of filling. But, along with its merits and possible shortcomings.

For example: its location somewhat remote from public transportation or transportation to the center takes more than 30 minutes. Internal state pension can also give a little more expensive board, such as those that place hygiene are not in your room, and on the floor or the lack of a dining room, etc. Cleaning in a hostel can be done twice a year when you arrive or when the get stuck in the web, and what happened and such. Apartments, for me personally, the most preferred option because of feelings of freedom, whatever you say, a hotel or guesthouse, forced to reckon with the owners, with the schedule of work, as well as tolerate the cohabitation of a large number of people.

La Scala

In the history of the opera there is no other opera house, just as revered, as is often copied, as frequently mentioned as a benchmark for comparison, as the 'La Scala'. But the 'La Scala' – this is not only a beautiful place for opera productions, it is the symbol of the opera – Italian opera. Because the opening in 1946, the restored theater, which was destroyed during the bombing in 1943, was perhaps the most impressive sign of overcoming the consequences of catastrophe of the Second World War. Until the end of the xviii century on the stage of 'La Rock' also raises the dramatic performances, and only at the beginning of the xix century the theater was very operatic. In 1812, on its stage premiere of the opera was Rossini's' Trial stone ', marked the beginning of Rossini's period in the history of the theater. With 30 years of xix century history 'La Scala' is connected with the works of Donizetti, Bellini, Verdi.

In the second half of the xix century the way to the stage 'La Scala' opera are masterpieces Foreign composers. For the first time in Italy were put 'Faust' by Gounod, 'Nuremberg Meistersingers',' Siegfried ',' Parsifal 'Wagner's' Eugene Onegin' and 'Queen of Spades "by Tchaikovsky,' Boris Godunov 'and' 'M. Mussorgsky. Concert season at 'La Scala' lasts from December to June (autumn on its stage conducted symphony concerts). Special solemnity characterized the opening of the season. It is always Dec. 7 – the day of St. Ambrose, St. patron saint of Milan.