Korean wedding: characteristics, traditions and rituals
Before the wedding, at the groom's house is held a ceremony of thanksgiving, during which after all of the groom's family will taste the treats at the holiday table, the…

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TEA CEREMONIES of the WORLD - outside of Moscow, holiday with children, where to go with kids, kids games
The house "China". You will see the work of a Chinese calligrapher and learn about Chinese tea ceremony, and will be able to taste the different varieties of Chinese tea.…

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Culinary traditions of Korea. Kimpap, sticks and Nantes

Koreans consider themselves happy people. Probably because Murphy’s law doesn’t work. Sandwiches in Korea ever oil not falling down because no oil, no them, no they are not. And Yes, the term “sandwich” to them, probably not an ideal fit, except that from the point of view of uniformity of purpose with our bread smeared with butter.

Rice, sliced vegetables, scrambled eggs, ham or fish wrapped in a dry leaf pressed seaweed. The resulting sausage cut into several pieces and “kimbap” Korean sandwich is ready. Sending a child to school, caring mom will definitely put him in the backpack kimpap for lunch.

Wherever there is a Korean student, at school or on excursions, everywhere there is special food area. At the entrance of the wooden Cutlery these children must remove their shoes. Chairs and tables no, Koreans used to eat sitting on the floor, cross-legged. By the way, Korean doctors say that in this situation food is digested best.

Korean grocery market from a variety of dazzled. Most surprising is the virtual absence of flies, the indispensable bazaars of the Russian inmates. They’re not here, even there where they sell fresh seafood. The secret is simple – sticky spiral, and which can be bought at every step. Not all that sold Continue reading

Fauna of Uzbekistan

Diverse and unique fauna of Central Asia . Its representatives have adapted to different climatic conditions – from hot summer deserts to the harsh winters in the mountains . On the territory of Central Asia covers over 2.5 million km 2. lives up to 800 species of vertebrates, more than half of which are birds that nest mainly in the deltas of rivers and on shores of lakes. In reservoirs of Central Asia is home to over 100 different species of fish and 9 species of amphibians. In the deserts and desert areas, there are many reptiles, with 79 species. Mammals in Central Asia are 153 species, distributed from hot deserts to the glaciers of the Pamir and Tien Shan . Invertebrates in the fauna of Central Asia presents the richest diversity of insects: arthropods, arachnids, butterflies, etc.

Such a variety of species of wildlife at first glance pleases. But if we analyze the changes in the lives of wildlife that have occurred over the past half century, the resulting picture will not cause much optimism. Because intensive human development activities of the mountains . deserts and river valleys, disappeared from the face of the earth Central Asia species such as the Turan tiger, deer, red wolf. On the verge of extinction, and may already have disappeared, the Persian leopard, Continue reading