Strange foreplay to the wedding of a Japanese.
Until recently widespread in the Japanese Outback custom Yobai or “Stalker of the night” – was, so to speak, an introduction to sexuality for many young people. Yobai was as follows: in the room of a sleeping girl (well, not quite girl) slipped a mysterious stranger, it was attached behind and ambiguously announced their intentions. If the young lady had no objections, the couple had sex until the morning, trying to make as little noise as possible, after which the visitor may have also quietly departed.
Logically, the young man-IObit would have to be familiar with the girl and her family. Often yobai – was a kind of prelude to the future wedding, and my parents supposedly did not notice the secret visits and, allegedly, heard nothing, yet believed that the love of the game is finished, “caught” yabasta, publicly reproached, he blushed and agreed, and a few days later the couple went down the aisle to indulge in sex already on the lawful bases.
But it often happened that during the harvest, when the farmer hired alien workers, so to speak, he had to be ready for the fact that sleeping with him under one roof, the workers could choose his daughter for the object Continue reading
Japan – one of the most mysterious and beautiful countries existing on the Earth. She is shrouded in myths and legends; rich beliefs and customs. Japan has an amazing story that to this day causes many lively interest.
The language of flowers in Japan
The country has its own symbols of plants, based on ancient traditions, – Hanakotoba.
The preparation of bouquets. ikebana, the selection of greeting cards – each process are calculated from the color values. According Hanakotoba, Sakura symbolizes courtesy and kindness; Daisy ” sincerity, honesty; Lotus – chastity; iris ” happy news; Narcissus – respect.
The symbol of Japan – the chrysanthemum flower
Everyone knows about the love of the inhabitants of the land of the rising sun to the cherry blossoms, even after which celebrations are held. However, the national flower of Japan, the chrysanthemum. It has become a symbol of the Japanese emperors, her image can be found on coins, stamps and official documents. The Chrysanthemum is considered the highest award.
On 9 September, the country celebrates the feast Continue reading
Filipino cuisine is bright and colorful, but has a number of specific features. It has formed a lot of natural, national, historical and cultural factors, each region of the Philippines you can see their culinary peculiarities.
Tropical island situation of the country and the Malay population has laid the Foundation, Filipino cuisine is without doubt a typical Asian kitchen. Main component, of course, rice . widely used tropical fruits, coconut milk, variety of seafood, spices.
Although traditionally Filipino dishes are not preferred in the European knife and fork from a plate and not in Chinese with chopsticks from the bowl, and by hand and certainly from the banana leaf . this tradition (magalski «Chaman” ) is cultivated only in some in the local restaurants.
Filipino cuisine Asian non-sharp, but three hundred years of Spanish rule had softened her considerably. Amid dishes of neighboring countries, Philippine a lot more moderate and more tolerant to the European stomach.
Catholicism, unlike widespread in the region of Islam, much less impose food taboos and restrictions, otherwise the Filipinos and the country would be unable to enjoy the main meal — Lechon — spit-roast suckling pig.
Only slightly influenced the local cuisine and Indian culinary tradition, Continue reading