National organization of tourism of Korea invites you to participate in the collection of ginseng, and also offers to feel the healing power of this plant.
Ginseng is one of the most valuable medicinal plants in Asia, renowned for its healing and strengthening the body properties. Traditionally, ginseng was one of the most favorite gifts Korean rulers, which they exchanged with the Chinese rulers, as well as the main trading goods during the reign of the Koryo dynasty (918 – 1392 ad).
Variety of ginseng found in Korea is known as “Panax ginseng C A Meyer” (panax – “all”) or “the Bark of INSAM” (jenjen the Crust). This plant is divided into two types: “Samson” wild mountain ginseng “INSAM” – cultivated ginseng. If the first type is known as a means effective with stronger effect, the second type being grown specifically to meet the growing demand, because scientists do not cease to improve its quality.
To get acquainted with a long tradition and history of this medicinal plant everyone will be able at the ginseng Festival – 2009. It will be held from 18 to 27 September on the square downtown ginseng Kumsan district and the Street of ginseng and herbs County Kumsan-gun, the province of chungcheongnam-do.
Fabulous, magical, mysterious – that’s all it is: New year. Most popular on our planet, a holiday, a time to make wishes. And make them come true, — sure to follow the usual traditions. How on Earth there are peoples, so many rituals of New year celebrations. Consider the most interesting and fun customs.
Emotional Italians and new year’s eve in his repertoire: to be rid of the burden of past problems and start with a clean slate, they are getting rid of junk and old furniture. And quite unusual way: throw out the balconies. So to go in this time near Italian homes unsafe: suddenly it will be not just a leaky pan and the couch… Russian children wait for Santa Claus, and the Italian at night while they sleep, comes the fairy Befana. If a kid was in the old year well, she hung by the fireplace fills empty stockings with sweets. But the prankster in the morning you find instead of gifts only embers.
But in France there is a Santa Claus. and his name is Pere Noel. He also reluctantly shown to the children on the eyes, but likes to give them gifts, stealthily filling their shoes. New year’s eve is the most symbolic meal at the French table — pie baked inside Bob. The finder will be lucky the whole year, and during the celebration all need Continue reading
There are quite a affordable and effective way: to pay attention to what is happening in the world now, and look at the proposed historical texts through modernity. Now I love tea? In China, Central Asia, Japan, Azerbaijan, Iran. In his native Russia. Sometimes to the list of tea drinkers add England. However, there is information that the use of tea in England was introduced legislatively-enforced in 1851. Was published the so-called «law on the five o-clock”.
One of the points of this act was ordered filed mandatory 15-minute tea at five o’clock. Thus, the British proved to the world that will be forced. However. After a service of modern day Englishmen are cutting the shaft to drink beer and play cards in public houses – «public houses”. The pub – abbreviated. Invasion in tea house – not observed. Therefore, there is great suspicion that the soul is stored in the Englishman pub. With other Western European countries the situation is relatively tea is even more stressful.
In Finland, for example, tea is still called «Russian drink”, and the Finns themselves, of course, prefer coffee. In France, according to eyewitnesses, the morning drink a Cup of tea – a big problem. Continue reading