In ancient times, the Azerbaijanis adhered interesting custom: if the maid or guest hosts took out a bag of groceries, it was a hint that he should go home. Whether this custom to this day? What traditions of Azerbaijan should know that the person who first visited this country? Knowing the answers to these questions will not only broaden their horizons, but also help to avoid a lot of confusion or even offense. To understand the majority of the Azerbaijani traditions, it must be remembered that they were born as a result of a combination of ancient cults with traditional Muslim norms.
The tradition of hospitality
First time visiting Azerbaijan, is to get acquainted with the traditions of receiving guests in this country. Then you can easily and quickly find a contact with each Azerbaijani. And to host a guest here know how with real panache and genuine hospitality. But it is worth remembering that the rejection of invitations to guests can be regarded as an insult. Although no one will intrude, because the guest’s wish is a law. Therefore it is better to negotiate with the landlord for another time.
Entering the house, you need to remove your shoes and follow the orders of the master. In Azerbaijan, Continue reading
First appeared in Germany around the 15th century, the tradition of decorating the Christmas tree has spread in many parts of the world. Now billions of people decorate their Christmas trees in a variety of ways. But elegant pine trees are festive attribute of not only houses and apartments, they can abundantly be found in the squares and streets of almost any city in the world. Giant spruce and pine, sparkling garlands, encouraging passersby their enchanting illuminations. Each one is good in its own way, and for you we have compiled a selection of beautiful holiday trees from around the world.
1. In Pittsburgh, USA, in the center of the ice rink regularly established a 20-metre Christmas tree, surrounded by a complex of high-rise buildings PPG Place Wintergarden. Night skiing around the shining tree in a cozy corner at the foot of skyscrapers reflecting in the ice surface becomes for all visitors an unforgettable experience.
2. For those who prefer to admire the huge Christmas tree in the room, is to visit Paris. Located in the famous Department store Galeries Lafayette 25-meter high Christmas tree, decorated with Swarovski crystals, during the holidays is becoming a major tourist attraction.
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Festival Of The Sahara
From 8 to 11 November in Tunis will host the original Sahara Douz festival, which has its roots in the distant past. It has its origins in the Bedouin fairs marriages where one could find their soul mate. This four-day festival, which gathers annually about 50 000 tourists, represents the cultural heritage of Tunisian Bedouin dance, poetry and crafts.
In addition to the fair, visitors can see the original races involving horses, camels and greyhounds. In addition, the indigenous people of Tunisia, Berbers, will demonstrate the skills of handling weapons. Here is the opportunity to taste the dishes of traditional cuisine in a real Bedouin tent
Peculiarities of the national sex
By early June the Russians particularly strong are overcome with desire for constant change. We are irresistibly drawn to far (or not) of the country. And there… Hot macho, discreet Vikings, the mysterious people of the East… At any time between us and the foreigners may occur romantic… And then it is very important to understand each other. Problems can arise not only due to the language barrier. The fact that the “language of love” every people too — like its national cuisine. And in the event of a holiday romance, it is useful Continue reading