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Relatively recently in remote areas of Kamchatka the host offered the guest his wife for sexual pleasures. And if she was pregnant, it was considered a blessing of higher powers…

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Traditions of the tea ceremony in Japan
In Japan, every moment of life is associated with a long tradition, which is revered by the nation. The meal in this country is equal to the whole ritual with…

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Summer is coming, weather is increasingly pleases us with sun and warmth and, therefore, very soon we will be faced with the omnipresent heat. During the heat we lose a lot of liquid, so we’d like to drink. It would seem what the problem is, drank a glass of cold water or lemonade and well. But, not all of us know and understand how it is harmful.

Drinking carbonated beverages only leads to stronger feelings of thirst. In addition, these drinks contains high content of glucose: on average, about seven pieces of sugar 300 ml. So how do you cope with the heat without harm and even with profit to their health? We will tell about it today!

Surely everyone knows that in hot, dry areas of the Sahara and Central Asia the locals drink not cold water, and, oddly enough, hot tea. And they are absolutely right! All because when we drink hot or warm drink, it expands the blood vessels, causing the sweating begins. It means a stronger body begins to release heat, and therefore will not be overheating.

In addition, tea, because of the peculiarities of the chemical composition does not show so many important salts from the body as ordinary water. Namely, due to the loss of salts in the heat, often there is dizziness, weakness, heart palpitations and headaches. Ordinary water, even though supplying H2O in the body, but also enhances Continue reading

Traditions of the new year table is an Interesting forum

UK: Turkey under gooseberry sauce, pudding and brandy.

France: oysters, goose liver, Turkey in white wine, champagne and cheese.

Germany: Christmas eve is carp or herring, for Christmas – roast goose.

Netherlands: rabbit, venison or fowl.

Belgium: veal sausage with truffles, wild boar meat, traditional cake, wine.

Luxembourg: black pudding, apples, local sparkling wine.

Denmark: duck or goose stuffed with fruit, rice pudding, sprinkled with cinnamon.

Ireland: Turkey or ham.

Spain: roast lamb, shellfish, Turkey, suckling pig, sherry.

Portugal: dried salted cod, very sweet port wine.

Greece: Turkey in wine.

Italy: steam cod or perch with white wine.

Japan: Christmas cold snacks “on-Sich-ryori”, which consist of bringing happiness cold beans with rice, rice cakes, pickled and fresh vegetables.

Each dish on new year and Christmas are endowed in different countries, different peoples with a special meaning and value.

In France, the holiday is not a holiday, if new year’s table is not a traditional roasted Turkey.

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Traditions of the tea ceremony in Japan

In Japan, every moment of life is associated with a long tradition, which is revered by the nation. The meal in this country is equal to the whole ritual with its own customs and rules. It remains an important part of the tea ceremony, the beauty of which attracts people all over the world.

Tea for the Japanese, is an art that is honed over centuries and passed down from generation to generation. During the Cha-no-But (tea drink) is a real meditation, requiring appropriate behavior, environment, company and attire. In order to take in the process, you need to find it’s suitable place. Usually it is “Tania” – a tea garden. Paradise planted trees and beautiful plants that create a special peaceful atmosphere. Along the garden to the house “tasica the” drink of the drink, leads a stone path. Before you go to Tasucu, people should go to the “tsukubai” – the well or the vessel with water where you have to wash and wash your hands.

A house for the reception of tea also has the magic of ritual. On the coals Sakura is heated in a metal bowl of water. The number of coals is calculated in such a way as not to bring the water to a boil, but only to maintain the desired brewing temperature. Near the place heating is the utensils that before serving on the table is wiped with a special silk cloth. This towel even has its own meaning and symbolizes Continue reading