Taihape in New Zealand has been known since 1985 for its annual Gumboot Day, calling itself Gumboot Capital of the World.The town attracts numerous visitors to the annual rubber boot throwing competition.The festival was started by local business people who realized that they would never get rid of the village's somewhat backwater and rural image and decided to capitalize on it.
7 giant arrows sticked in an artificial mound, symbolizing the 7 (main) conqueror hungarian tribes.
Amongst Seklers in Transylvania there is an own word for this type of Magyars: Hetumoger / 7(hét-hetu) + Magyar (moger), whilst there is anoter word for an earlier stage of the hungarian nation: Dentumoger. Expression in this case contains geographical location of Magyars by the Don-river before the conquest of the Crapathian Basin: Dentu=Don tő (Don base)
KitsuneFox: Happy 'Black Friday'! Dubai Mall is the world's current largest shopping center by total area, boasting an area of over 12,000,000 square feet. goo.gl/maps/oUVzRzr3PUdkYhvX8
Nov 26, 2021 12:14:42 GMT
KitsuneFox: syzygy - posts I have made here do not receive much attention. I may do a detailed writeup of the now lost Edgemont Park in PA, one of the first electrified trolley parks in the world, but still debating. I'm missing 1 key bit of information.
Aug 17, 2021 10:38:20 GMT
syzygy: BRUTAL! Cars as if were matchboxes in a model town... Brilliant infos you share here in shoutbox - why not you post these?
Aug 16, 2021 17:36:00 GMT