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I, N Santhosh, invite all of you to my world, 'en lokam'. Hope you all find something worth watching, or reading here. Enjoy!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

World War II Warship found near Indian coast!

A wonderful remniscent of World War II era was found near the Orissa coast. A 300ft long warship, believed to be of World War II era, was discovered in the Bay of Bengal near Chandrabhaga beach by a scuba diver. It was found 350ft away from the shore at 7.5 nautical mile. The vessel is more than 20 ft high. A portion of it is lodged deep into the sand.
Anyways a nice finding for the historians. Let them dig it up. Who knows what all things are burried there!!!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The Brazil Carnival, A Real Feast!

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The Carnival of Brazil is an annual festival held forty-six days before 46 days of Lent, Roman Catholics and some other Christians traditionally abstained from the consumption of meat and poultry. That is why the term "carnival," "to remove meat." Carnival is the most famous holiday in Brazil and has become an event of huge proportions.
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Carnival celebrations are believed to have roots in the pagan festival of Saturnalia, which, adapted to Christianity, became a farewell to bad things in a season of religious discipline to practice repentance and prepare for Christ's death and resurrection.
Participation, and costumes vary from one region of Brazil to another. In the southeastern cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, huge organized parades are led by samba schools. This carnival is heavily influenced by African-Brazilian culture.
The country stops completely for almost a week and festivities are intense, day and night, mainly in coastal cities. The government distributes condoms and launches awareness campaigns at this time to prevent the spread of AIDS.