Advice on where to go to Xcaret, still in beach of the Carmen, Mexico. Last month I was in a hotel all inclusive (Sandos Caracol, select club) near beach of the Carmen, Mexico, which is 15 minutes from Beach, (so called affectionately playa del Carmen locals), while there can take a taxi that will take them to the wonderful park called Xcaret, which is a unique experience because it has many activities such as swimming with dolphins, its small Creek, the great diversity of flora and fauna that have, as well as swim in an underground river and its night show. To visit this park I recommend the plus package, since the taxi from the hotel to the Park costs about two hundred pesos, and about two hundred twenty pesos of back ending the night show around nine o’clock in the evening (your return ticket can buy you when you get to the Park). To start breakfast well, since arriving at the park with the walk through its main environs as the chapel that is next to a replica of the hacienda Henequera, your paradise River, your greenhouse, following this path leads to a small archaeological site, which through the forest ten minutes more this what are called pozas, a few small not very deep natural pool in which you can put to swim and enjoy crystal clear waters and will surely see many fish of colors arounddo not forget to carry cameras that can be used under water. Likewise, use sunscreens that are eco-friendly, this in order not to damage the natural environment. Awarded for game at the entrance to the park they play them some samples and do not forget to carry repellent for mosquitoes, since in the afternoon these annoying bugs appear. For lunch I recommend the lagoon restaurant, which is located very close to the island of pumas and Jaguars and finished eating (like that of six evenings) directed at the Tlachco theater, so that they can set aside good places, since the show is wonderful and indescribable. Ending the spectacle of night do not forget to bring some memories of this fantastic place.

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Kyudo – The Great Art Of Archery

Bow and arrows, which served as both a weapon and a tool for the ceremony, referred to in the earliest chronicles of Japan. Like art itself archery – Kyudo. Early use of bows and arrows in Japan was basically ceremonial in nature, but by the time of occurrence of a class of professional warriors bow became the main weapon of war. Emerged two main traditions, one of them specialized in using a bow on horseback, and the second on its use in the foot. And although the ceremonial use of bows and arrows can be seen continental Asian influence, the design of the Japanese bow, like, a local. Japanese bow asymmetric: two-thirds of its length rise during the shot over the archer. This design was developed in order to horseback warriors could use the longbow, since most of the battles in early Japan was carried on horseback.

The main goal of Kyudo, art of bow, is to make good shots of the warrior, able to operate effectively in combat. This ability lies not only in the physical mastery of technique of fire, but in a balanced combination mental and physical qualities. In its earliest forms, Kyudo was aggressive martial art. But with decreasing importance of the role of archers, which occurred in the first place, because of the predominance of melee combat, and, secondly, because of the appearance of firearms, the practical value of Kyudo has become more protective. Nevertheless, the educational value of Kyudo is preserved, and it continues to be one of the ways of spiritual development. The very first and important in Kyudo – a master yugamae, proper footing, without which effective use of the bow.

And although the provisions for shooting a horse and shooting on foot, of course, differ somewhat, they are based on common principles. Both provisions are intended to establish the physical and mental domination () hand over their enemies. This state should be maintained even after the arrow is released. In training Kyudo soldier shoots in a special purpose thousands of arrows from a distance of just a few feet. It was only when his technique of shooting Kyudo is correct, it begins to increase the distance. The method of shooting inagasi (deg) was supreme test for the foot archer. With such a firing of an archer was required to maintain a continuous stream of arrows in an hour. The supreme test of horse archer was yabusame, sacred ritual, which consisted in shooting target at full gallop. Historically been a pioneer Kyudo Nihon-ryu.

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Restaurant La Senda

Find it me difficult writing this post because I do not have more than good words for restaurant La Senda and it might seem that you roza peloterio, although we will, that you have to do it, this place is great. Found thanks to my friends, and booked online through! It made me laugh, when I said that I would go to dinner at the path, some of my friends tell me ah, el Bulli’s Torrero and the truth is not them wrong by giving it that name. David serves us reinterpretations of traditional dishes and inventions that arise from his head. You know give a twist to what serves us in the dish. In addition, and this has seemed amazing, responds to all the questions that are posed on the menu.

I stayed with the desire to ask how did potato ash but esque had already made too many questions lol. The way of working of this restaurant is somewhat different to what we are accustomed. We do not choose a la carte but there a menu closed tasting at the unique price of 30 euros, drinks to part. I was surprised that the price of wines and drinks was reasonable enough, come on, that not gained it us in other places to price of caviar. Well, going to the heart of the issue that is so you are going to be ballpark. The tasting menu which we served consists of 5 (3 starters, fish 1 and 1 meat) dishes and dessert.

To start the dinner, they served a lukewarm pumpkin cream with ice cream of melon, squid to grill and air of ham. For my taste a spectacular dish. The contrasts between flavors and temperature difference in ingredients made this dish a delight for the palate. Then they served us some potatoes to riojana style 2011.