Wedding traditions of Korea
Choosing booking cheap tickets to Seoul, you can think about visiting one of the most beautiful Korean Islands – Jeju city. Jeju island in Korea Jeju island is located in…

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Japan and Miyazaki birthday Ani 12. Children's parties
So, from Ani as I always got the most complicated order. First, I know almost nothing about Japan, and secondly, almost not watched Miyazaki. And for preparation I had only…

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The Most bizarre sex practices

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 and celebrated the entire settlement. In principle, the custom is reasonable, allows local people to get fresh genes, and to avoid degeneracy.

Similar tradition existed in Tibet. If the guest liked the wife of the owner, he willingly her “shared”. It was believed that it brings home the happiness and luck. On the whole Tibet – an unusually depraved region! There if a girl is not changed a couple dozen sexual partners, she is considered not ready for marriage. Interesting. as sexual partners especially appreciated the travellers, who were literally besieged by crowds of Horny girls. As a result, some researchers of Tibet did not return home because they are literally “salubrinal” to death!

Generally, the Asians are strange people in terms of sexual relations. Well, what normal European man will enjoy that it will inject a needle in the groin during orgasm? And yet, in Japan and Korea, women had stabbed their partners, because it was believed that this increased their pleasure. Probably the only consolation of the unfortunate men was that the procedure was suitable exclusively gold needle.

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Tea – Tea ceremony – Tea ceremony

In China tea has hundreds of names, depending on the growing area, type or kind (“suisen”, “Yunnan”, “Sha-ozun”, “Oolong”, “Longji”, “Tonci”, “beica”, “Celena”, “Cheech”, “TOCA”, “choice” etc.). But the most common name, generalizing and often present in compound names of varieties that is “cha” which means “young leaf”. This is one of the oldest characters, created in the V century, when there was the term, the word “tea”. All other peoples of the world have borrowed their name from the Chinese tea.

In Russia the tea has been for centuries from Northern China – either from Hankow, or through Hankow, and therefore the English word “tea” is closest to Mandarin, Metropolitan, or so-called Mandarin pronunciation. From the Russians the name was perceived by the majority of the peoples of our country and these Slavic peoples, Bulgarians, Czechs, Serbs.

The Portuguese, who were the first of Western Europeans became acquainted with the tea and began to take out it from the South of China, from Canton, who was in the position of one of the capitals, called tea “Chaa” – also according to Mandarin pronunciation.

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Christmas traditions in Japan

New Year in Japan, ” on-segatsu “. is the most important holiday for inhabitants of the country, when all sum up, evaluate the results, and pay their debts. Before the Meiji era (1868-1911), he went on the Chinese lunar calendar, according to which the new year occurred in late January, but today even the most traditionally-minded Japanese people celebrate it “European”.

Preparing for the New Year is all of December and it includes the internal cleaning houses and decorating the entrance with pine and bamboo twigs, making rice bread. Cleaning is required thirteenth of December. Clean house with great care, since this is connected with a mystical ritual.

There are many different customs and beliefs on the subject of cleaning of housing in the new year. An example is Suzuhara – the ritual of cleaning the home which is held on the 13th of 12 months, after which a bamboo whisk tied to the bar and there it is stored until next year.

Like us, the Japanese, the New Year also put the Christmas tree, but decorate it with toys and exotic plants growing on the Islands. The stores are beginning to sell chests filled with different and delicious sweets that are very different from our idea of confectionery.

In the new year, the Japanese tend not only to be in a warm and cozy hearth in a warm house and warm clothes. Special attention was paid to her pochivka. Continue reading