Starting Items: Stout Shield, Tango, Healing Salve, Iron Branch
Core Items: Phase Boots, Vanguard, Blink Dagger, Blade Mail (late game)
Luxury Items: are very situational and they depend very much on your needs. You can choose Radiance for great carry ability, Heart of Tarrasque for maximum tankiness or Hood of Defiance if there are many magic users in the enemy team.
Axe is a great jungler but also a very hard hero to jungle properly with. In order to be very effective, you must stack the camps or double tank. Stacking the camps means that you must pull out of their initial location the neutrals at the exact time the next wave of neutrals have to spawn. If the camp will be empty, another group of neutrals will spawn there, granting you 2 groups. Why do you need this? Because you are Counter Helix. The more hits you get, the bigger the chance to activate. Double tanking is when you pull two groups of neutrals and fight both at the same time. The logic is the same, the more hitters, the greater the chance to activate Counter Helix.
By mid-game you should have already farmed most of your core items, preferably all. Now you can really start your tanking career and start helping your teams in ganks, initiating and constantly harassing. The strategy is fairly simple: Start with Battle Hunger, Blink in the group of enemies, use Berserker’s Call and see them melt. When the HP of a hero is low enough, just use Culling Blade for a guaranteed kill. By the time the whole fight is over, your Battle Hunger skill has finished its cooldown, so don’t forget to use it again if needed. This is all you need to do during the mid-part of the game: gank gank gank.
Late game is about taking out the most dangerous enemies. Because of your high defense and HP, you must kill the supports or carries first that might make a huge hole in your team if left alone. Your ultimate is a great way to quickly dispense 1 enemy, already remaining in numeric advantage in a 5vs5 fight. Your Counter Helix and Battle Hunger won’t do that much damage at this stage, so you must rely on your team and on your farmed items to keep you alive and spinning. Your Blade Mail will ensure some extra damage though, which can be devastating if you have a lot of defense and HP and can take lots of damage. There isn’t much you can do at this stage but keep ganking with your team and pulling that high damage on you.
Axe is an extremely powerful tank and one of the best initiators in the game (provided you have Blink Dagger). His farming and jungling skills ensure that you will have a good gold flow that will provide you with the needed items. HE is not a very hard hero to master, but mastering the farming and jungling mechanics are mandatory to ensure you stay competitive throughout the game. Find funny memes about gaming on TheMockingMemes website.
Provence offers so many wonderful things to do and has many experiences to offer. Depending on how long you have to visit, I will highlight the top 3 things to do while visiting the region:
The ancient stone village of Les Baux:
Les Baux is one of the most visited destinations in all of France for a good reason. This location has been inhabited since 6000 BC. During the Middle Ages Les Baux was a central location for some of the most powerful lords in all of Southern France.
Les Baux consists of a church, a castle and many ancient streets carved out of stone. This is all sitting on top of a hill that has cliffs overlooking amazing vineyards and olive groves. This destination is truly one of the most amazing spots in Provence.
Whether you are looking to watch bull fighting or visit ancient Roman ruins, Aries has you covered and much more. Even though this city was the inspiration for many of Van Goghs paintings, its history dates back to both the Celtics and the Greeks. Later it sprung up as a great Roman city that was influential in backing Ceaser instead of Pompey.
The main attraction in Aries is a 20,000 seat roman amphitheare. This magnificent structure once hosted epic gladiator battles in front of packed crowds. Now you can get the same experience except instead of gladiators you can see the city erupt in cheers each spring when the bull-fighting season begins.
Calanques at Cassis:
If you are headed to Provence for the beach experience than you need to stop by the beach at Calanques at Cassis. To get to the beach you will need to stroll through the town which has buildings and architecture that dates back to the 16th century.
The magnificent beaches are a great contrast next to the limestone cliffs and sheltered inlets that give the city its name. This beach is not nearly as crowded as most of the Riviera beaches, the combination of the spectacular city and the beach make this a must see destination.
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From the last weeks of February and into March, the Mediterranean city of Nice welcomes visitors with a carnival of colour and light.
As winter draws to a close, where better than the sophisticated city of Nice to welcome in the first shoots of spring? In the run-up to Mardi Gras, this year’s festivities carry the theme ‘King of the Mediterranean’ and run from February 18th to March 8th.
At the centre of the Nice carnival, giant grinning and scowling papier-mache heads are controlled by crews on floats as they move from the Albert Premier hotel along the Place Massena. These are the product of enormous preparation and artistry in the previous weeks.
From earlier times, a relatively modest custom of throwing bouquets of flowers between individuals on the Promenade des Anglais, has grown into a truly memorable and cheerfully riotous display, the Bataille des Fleurs. As the floats pass slowly along the streets of Nice vast numbers of flowers are thrown into the delighted crowds.
After dark, the Parade of Lights sees the carnival floats illuminated. The strange giant figures seem to take on new life and weird animation in the coloured light, and giant screens ensure no-one need miss any part of the spectacle.
There is much live music and street-theatre, teams of dancers, and of course all manner of food and drink as you would expect at an event like this in France.
France receives 81.9 million inbound international visitors in 2009, more than any other country in the world. This makes it the world's most popular tourist destination in the last twenty years. The country holds innumerable tourist attractions. Its countryside is picturesque while its many towns are beautiful and well tended. France has many World Heritage Sites (the second highest number after Italy). It also has exciting cities, winter sports resorts, summer beach resorts, history, fashion and food, all delighting different visitors.
You have several options for arriving in France. The majority of travelers enter through Charles de Gaulle International Airport (CDG) in Paris. Air France, the national flag carrier, uses Terminal 2 at CDG as its home base, along with its component members in Skyteam Alliance namely Dutch KLM, AeroMexico, Alitalia, US Continental, NorthWest, Delta Airlines and Korean Air.
You can also reach France by train. The speediest is to take high speed trains. The Eurostar connects Paris with London through the channel tunnel while the Thalys uses the TGV to connect Paris with Brussels. There are other trains run by the French rail company SNCF connecting various French cities with other parts of Europe.
The easiest way to move about in France is by road. France has a well-developed system of highways and expressways. The expressways, called autoroute, are toll roads. You collect the ticket on entry and pay when you exit. Some have toll plazas where you pay on passing through a section.
In France, driving is on the right side of the road, just like in the United States. The country roads were built long before motorcars were introduced. These are often picturesque but time consuming and unwieldy.
Another excellent way to discover France is by rail. Use the TGV high speed trains for long distances (reservations are obligatory), and the local trains to hop from town to town. The slow trains are more likely to reward you with great sceneries. Check out www.tgv-europe.com for details on planning your rail journeys.
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Golf holidays in France have been increasing in popularity over recent years and offer a very different alternative to the more traditional golfing destinations such as Portugal and Spain.
If you’ve never considered playing golf in France before you might be surprised at what you are missing. France has more than 600 excellent golf courses, with more being developed all the time, and 25 of these courses are ranked in Europe’s Top 100. Combine great value tee times in France with low cost travel, world-class cuisine and high quality accommodation options and you can see why our France golf holidays sell themselves.
Golf courses in France offer a huge amount of variety ranging from the wild and rugged coastline of Brittany in the far northwest to the verdant vineyards of Provence and the Var on the warm Mediterranean coast.
Normandy has always been one of the more popular destinations for French golf holidays as its superb golf course are just a short hop over the channel from the UK and close to other major golf markets such as Holland and Germany, however, there are popular golf resorts and courses across the country including – Aquitaine, Brittany, Chantilly, Paris, Versailles, Dordogne, Lille & Arras, Loire Valley, Normandy, Pas de Calais, Provence, Le Var and the Rhone Alps.
Wherever you decide to play your golf in France you can be assured of a great course and excellent facilities