skiing in South Korea
There are ski slopes, which has not yet begun to move in Primorsko fans of this sport. First, there just started the “fire” track from snow cannons, and, secondly, about such places almost nothing is known. Meanwhile, Korean resorts – and we are talking about them – a long time favorite of respectable citizens of South-East Asia . At the Swiss level, Asian (i.e. low) rates and full set of tourist pleasures .
The ski season in Korea lasts from December to March . and at this time, ski resorts across the country are overflowing with fans of winter recreation.
Currently, in Korea there are about thirteen ski resorts: six in the Gangwon province, five in the province of Gyeonggi-do, one in the province Chungchongbuk-up, and one in the province of Chollabuk-up.
Most snow falls in the province of Gangwon-do . which is famous for its excellent snow and beautiful mountain scenery . The famous ski resort Yong-Peng . probably made the largest contribution to the development and promotion of winter sports among Koreans. The resort was opened in 1975 on the slopes of mount Balancan (elevation 1,458 m above sea level), every year Continue reading
Every nation has its own traditions and customs, and most striking and beautiful of them belong to the wedding ceremony. It is believed that Dagestani weddings are pompous: hundreds of guests, loud music, colorful outfits, folk dancing, plenty of food and drinks, and much more. Observance of rituals is the main component of a traditional Dagestani wedding.
In today’s world many traditions have been lost, the influence of European culture and the Muslim religion influenced the wedding ceremonies of the Caucasian republics. Part of the population adheres to religious canons, the other tries to make the wedding theater show. And, unfortunately, it affected that the Dagestani wedding customs are rare in the process of marriage. However, they all have similar features.
Before playing a wedding, it is necessary to observe the rite of engagement, which includes matchmaking. The groom with his entourage goes to the bride’s house with gifts, where proposes to her. After receiving a positive answer, solved day to process the Nikah (Muslim marriage), and young people go to the registry office to apply. Arranged after the noisy festivities in honor of this joyous event, and from next Continue reading
Turkish customs and traditions or what you can and cannot do to tourists
For the reason that Turkey is at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, on the crossroads of ancient trade routes, its culture is very complex and sometimes even difficult to understand. And Turkish customs and traditions are mixed – part of them came from the Caucasus, the other – from the Middle East, the third – from the Mediterranean. You can also see the imprints of the cultures of Central Asia and even the ancient world. Moreover, the Turks themselves have become one people, only by the early twentieth century, so there is nothing surprising in such a confusion cannot be found. However, tourists do not necessarily learn the history of Turkey and all the neighboring Nations – in order to avoid problems due to his behavior, you need to learn only the minimum of its norms in this country. As a rule, traditions of behavior are associated with Islam, but some are quite distinctive. The implementation of the standards of conduct will enable a person not to annoy local residents and not to create problems yourself, be polite and pleasant person, and follow these simple rules you can easily.
Going to Turkey and trying to find local flavor, it is important Continue reading