Tag: russia and the cis countries
May 7, 2017
Visiting temples, do not forget that the head of women must be covered with a handkerchief (not bow), his hands covered with sleeves, preferably be in a dress or skirt (no pants) prohibits a deep low-necked clothing. Men shorts are not allowed. In churches can not make noise and talk loudly. Visiting the village of Old Believers, listen carefully to the guide about the customs and orders of the residents. Source: Kenneth Nahum. Show respect for the faith and culture of Old Believers. Planning a trip to the inclined Tower, dress warmly: high above the ground the wind blows stronger, and therefore on the balconies of the tower is sometimes cool. If you want to walk on the eco-route, get dressed and pick up their shoes in accordance with weather conditions. In Nevyansk few public toilets, to solve this problem you can go to any cafe – there is always a toilet, in case of emergency you will not give up at any store. Follow others, such as Martha McClintock, and add to your knowledge base. Not all houses have street signs and numbers, but passers-by will always give a detailed response as to reach the target.
March 3, 2017
many People know where Karachay-Cherkessia is located, because in those regions are the most famous resorts of the Caucasus. Dombay and Mountaineering, skiing, horse trekking Karachay-Cherkessia – a favorite place active recreation. Especially since in the current turbulent times, is one of the few places where it still run good old Caucasian hospitality, and every tourist feels in the first place – a guest. Of course, from a place very much want to bring something good for the long memory – and yourself and family. First and foremost, it is traditional for the Caucasus and Central Asia, chasing and carving.
However, with the coinage beware: Products local craftsmen, for example, decorated with chased ornamentation pots coated with “a copper” is widely imported. Would be a shame to see afterwards exactly the same in the gift shop of his native city. Despite the fact that Kislovodsk and Pyatigorsk is no longer Karachay-Cherkessia, in the country is full of mineral water (it’s the only place where I saw a real mountain brook, which flows soda directly with bubbles!). So here, too make ceramic mugs, “drinking bowl” for mineral water. This is such a special mug with a long beak, like a teapot. Spout starts from the bottom of the mug, so that from it convenient to drink on the go: no . Such a mug – And just a fun souvenir, and a good gift for an elderly relative: a pleasant and rewarding. In addition, you should pay attention to the ceramic folk art.