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Daemon
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Day of the Beaches (Día de las Playas)

In Uruguay, December 8 is known as the Day of the Beaches because it marks the official opening of the beach season on the coast known as the "Uruguayan Riviera." There are ceremonies in which a priest blesses the waters, sailing regattas, horseback riding competitions, and an international shooting contest at Carrasco. Sometimes this day is referred to as Family Day or Blessing of the Waters Day. More...
raghd muhi al-deen
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Day of Beaches in Urugay

with my pleasure
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Day of the Beaches (Día de las Playas)
In Uruguay, December 8 is known as the Day of the Beaches because it marks the official opening of the beach season on the coast known as the "Uruguayan Riviera." There are ceremonies in which a priest blesses the waters, sailing regattas, horseback riding competitions, and an international shooting contest at Carrasco. Sometimes this day is referred to as Family Day or Blessing of the Waters Day.
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Sounds like a very good excuse for a day off. I think I will celebrate that every December from now on, in solidarity with my Uruguan comrades.
Beaches are very special places, - the edge of one world and the beginning of another.



Who needs sun when you have a beach? Whistle

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