New Years 2011 Celebration in St Barts
By Robert Murgatroyd
Yet another year is flying by, and we will soon be celebrating New Years 2011. When you look at the history of New Years it is celebrated as far back as 2000 years ago in the time of the Emperor's. Celebrated by nearly every country around the world people mark the first day of the year in various ways. For some countries, January 1 is not the first day of their calendar year. However, you will find each country following customs and traditions when their date is upon them.
For some the New Year is going to mean a party with family and friends, for some countries it is traditional to sit around the television to watch games like football. Clubs, restaurants and drinking establishments are known to organize large public parties in some cultures while others take the time to organize parades.
For others people marking the celebration means declaring a resolution such as losing weight, spending more time with your friends and family, while others who enjoy traveling and resolve to take much more time for traveling. If you're the traveling type you might want to consider heading off to a destination such as St. Bart's.
St Bart's is becoming more intriguing for those who travel as they learn of it unique history. Officially called St. Barthelemy name in the honor of Bartolomeo brother of Christopher Columbus, who is said to have founded St. Bart's on his travels in 1493. The small island with a population of just six thousand nine hundred located in the Caribbean is popular destination for the warm climate that can be experienced regardless of when you choose to travel.
French is the official language spoken however;you need not worry if you're traveling, because you also find many English speakers. Consider it a very upscale island. It is known to be visited by many famous names over the years. A duty free city that is said to have some of the most gorgeous buildings and incredible boutiques for shopping the small island draws many people around the world so if you're considering traveling this year consider making same parts, one of your stops.
Robert Murgatroyd is the co-owner and expert on where to get dialled in like a rock star on New Years 2011. To read more about best places to party during New Years 2011 visit our site http://www.NEW-YEARS-2011.com
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