The season of oysters (the time when they are easily available and taste excellent) lasts from September to April. Gourmets, however, are accustomed to expect October, when the menu appears refined and delicious varieties. This is due to the fact that summer is a great time for small mollusks to gain weight, and in the winter and autumn season there are fewer problems with bacterial infections. The French love oysters. And just the peak of the use of this delicacy falls on the celebration of the New Year and Christmas. Therefore, going to France in the fall, be sure to try this exquisite delicacy!
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The smallest state of India is very popular with tourists. There are many lovely, touching holiday traditions. Christianity left its mark on the local culture, because once Goa was a Portuguese colony. The extraordinary churches of the 17th century attract attention, and the cathedrals in Old Goa are the largest in Asia. More than a third of the local population are Catholics. Each small village is proud of its own parish church.
Come for impressions from mid-December. Street singing, concerts, scenery, rural nativity scenes show Goa on the other, unusual side. Buildings are decorated with multicolored five-pointed stars. Continue reading