July is the perfect month for you and your family or friends to wander around the world. Whether the festivals that are held in July are honoring a historical event, a saint or just plain fun, this month is a good time for you to be on the road. You are free to visit beautiful places like Norway, Africa, Asia or Indonesia. It is well known the fact that in July you can enjoy linger daylight hours and warmer temperatures, which contribute to a better and more magnificent travel experience. Here are three places that you need to visit in July:
Ulaanbaatar – Naadam Festival
Naadam is known as being a festival that features athletic competitions. This festival is celebrated annually across Mongolia and is also the biggest celebration that is held in Ulaanbatar, the country’s capital. If you opt to enjoy this festival, you will have the opportunity to see Mongolian wrestling, long distance horse racing and archery. However, it is well known the fact that Mongols are famous for their horsemanship. To be mentioned that music with dancers wearing traditional costumes will not miss from this celebration, while visitors will be able to play games like sheep anklebones.
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Running of the Bulls in Pamplona
Yes, the famous San Fermin Festival. This festival is only for people who are considered to be fast runners, because during this festival, six bulls and six steers are released onto a narrow Pamplona street for a half-mile run into a bullring. During this activity, hundreds of runners will find out if they are faster than these animals. San Fermin is an old and very famous festival that dates back to at least the 14th century. This festival also includes fireworks display and candlelight ceremony.
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Calgary Stampede is considered to be one of the oldest and most famous rodeos in the world. The Stampede is attracting every year some of the best cowboys on earth, who compete for the prize money of almost 2 million dollars. Other activities that you can enjoy at this rodeo are live concerts, lots of food, a carnival and dancing.
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There are many other interesting festivals and carnivals that you can participate at during this month, including Boryeong Mud Festival and Bastille Day in Paris. Which destination will you choose this July?