Interior decoration in Polus Center Cluj Napoca before Christmas.
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Christmas is a holiday generally observed on December 25 to commemorate the birth of Jesus, the central figure of Christianity. The date is not known to be the actual birthday of Jesus, and may have initially been chosen to correspond with either the day exactly nine months after Christians believe Jesus to have been conceived, the date of the Roman winter solstice, or one of various ancient winter festivals. Christmas is central to the Christmas and holiday season, and in Christianity marks the beginning of the larger season of Christmastide, which lasts twelve days.
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Although nominally a Christian holiday, Christmas is also celebrated by an increasing number of non-Christians worldwide, and many of its popular celebratory customs have pre-Christian or secular themes and origins. Popular modern customs of the holiday include gift-giving, music, an exchange of Christmas cards, church celebrations, a special meal, and the display of various decorations; including Christmas trees, lights, garlands, mistletoe, nativity scenes, and holly. In addition, in Western Christianity several figures, known as Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, and Santa Claus, among other names, are associated with bringing gifts to children during the Christmas season. Because gift-giving and many other aspects of the Christmas festival involve heightened economic activity among both Christians and non-Christians, the holiday has become a significant event and a key sales period for retailers and businesses. The economic impact of Christmas is a factor that has grown steadily over the past few centuries in many regions of the world.
IULIUS MALL Cluj Napoca
The big Snowflake
Snowflakes are conglomerations of frozen ice crystals which fall through the Earth's atmosphere. They begin as two snow crystals which develop when microscopic supercooled cloud droplets freeze. Snowflakes come in a variety of sizes and shapes. Complex shapes emerge as the flake moves through differing temperature and humidity regimes. Individual snowflakes are nearly unique in structure. Types which fall in the form of a ball due to melting and refreezing, rather than a flake, are known as graupel, with ice pellets and snow grains as examples of graupel.
The Jungfraujoch is a saddle between the Mönch and the Jungfrau in the Bernese Alps.
The alps from my hotel window.
The bog snow ....
It is 3,471 meters (11,388 ft). The Jungfraujoch railway station which at an elevation of 3,454 meters (11,332 ft) is thei highest railway station in Europe. The Jungfraujoch is often called the "Top of Europe" in tourist literature.
A view point of the mountains!
Glaciars on the way to the top ...of europe .
Snow is breaking
Upstairs on the top.
This picture is made in the icetunnel from the Jungfrau-train station .
The snow is falling
The Jungfraujoch house and rastplace.
Big viaduct on the gotthard pass .....
and seeing nice mountains and original switzerlander cows.
Road in the air !
BRIENZER SEE SWITZERLAND
Its near Interlaken .
It was a nice sunny day and the water has a wonderfull blue collor !
This is a parachutejumper .
The city of Bern or Berne is the Bundesstadt of Switzerland with a population of 131'000, the fourth most populous city in Switzerland. Bern is also the capital of the Canton of Bern, the second most populous of Switzerland's cantons.
The official language of Bern is German, but the main spoken language is the Alemannic dialect called Bernese German; most residents of the city speak both. English and French are fairly widely spoken, but to a lesser extent. In 1983 the historic old town in the center of Bern became a UNESCO WORLD Heritage Sites, and Bern is ranked among the world’s top ten cities for the best quality of life.
The Swiss holiday resort at the foot of the imposing Eiger - Mönch - Jungfrau mountain range in the heart of the Bernese Oberland. This Web Site gives you a summary of local summer and winter information and some impressions of this most beautiful place. We hope this will help you to get to know Wengen a little bit better and we would be very pleased to welcome you as a future guest in real life.