Monthly Archives: November 2011

Eternal Spring of Hainan Island

The southernmost territory of China – Hainan Island, China is the only island where there is an eternal spring. The traveler will always find in Hainan clean healthy air, sunny and warm (average temperature 24oC, water – 26) 300 weather days a year. Apart from Taiwan – "South Sea", as translated into Russian Hainan – China's largest island. Its natives – a nation. Their little, "only" a million and a quarter. Ancestors have lived there on the mainland, but under pressure Han first moved to mainland China on Hainan Island early in the last millennium. For centuries, whether preserved their language, culture and belief in the animate all of nature. Only in recent years, some of them were Christians.

Writing of the people is based on the Latin alphabet in 1957. In a customs surviving in Hainan, but not approved by the Communist authorities of China, to decorate the face and body tattooing women. Each tribe holds own style of patterns. They are applied at the age of 13-14 years. The ritual is by candlelight in a mysterious atmosphere and in the presence of ancestral spirits, designed to protect and patronize the girl for all her life. It is believed that precisely the patterns of the ancestors will know my cousin. If no drawings on the body, the spirits will not be able to help.

The first difficulty which confronted the girl – the lack of attention to the bride and the impossibility of marriage. Traditional process of drawing on the girl's body is very painful. As a "brush" is used sharp chicken bones or sharpened sticks. The patterns are usually applied to the face, neck, chest and thighs, sometimes on the shoulders and arms. Traditional occupation is with the island of Hainan – preparation art. Some critics believe that it is the ancestors of most of the traditions of spinning, which has mainland China. Basis ornamented with patterns of red dense and wearable fabrics – cotton, wild, tall trees which (up to 6 meters) grow in abundance on the island. Traditional motifs of patterns – the totems, the dancing man. The more modern theme – characters. Source: It Happened the first time. Blog about what has not happened …

Recreation and Iron Age

It's true, look out for! Ukok plateau – it is not permanent. The weather in this location is variable and capricious: a few minutes ago to clear skies were no clouds, and suddenly the sky veiled clouds begin dozhdina. Therefore, if you wish to visit the Plateau Ukok, expect anything. In the corner of the world an abundance of beautiful and special places. And how many secrets and legends exist about the Ukok … We got professional guide, he told a lot of our group on this site reserved. Ukok plateau in one language, but I forgot exactly what is translated as "Listen to heaven!". This is the place its name.

Tops of mountains so high that it seems they cling to the white clouds, and they, in turn, somehow sometimes develop in step. According to the instructor, this happens quite often. Watching this scene, it begins to seem as if just about anyone walked from the sky. A lot of interesting places preserved Ukok Plateau. In my journey I found time to look at Bertekskuyu Pisanyza. Located on the cliff of Kyzyl-Tas.

It shows approximately one hundred and twenty characters. As I understand it, the nation, which existed here before, dorisovyvat it throughout its existence. The oldest pictures added to the early Iron Age. It is possible to see people and animals, hunters and their future prey, deer and much more. And she is surrounded by cliffs and Pisanyza it gives it an exceptional view. Having been on the mountain Molybdenum (2723 meters) you can see a few galleries. But most of them available. Survived only a single. We have gone through it 30 yards, however, expect a gloomy view, but fascinating. The walls of dripping water, ice and debris crumbling building – a great place for those who want to experience a bit of an atmosphere in which worked the local coal miners. Very vivid emotions I experienced from radon sources. The temperature of water in them attain to the level of about 20 degrees Celsius, and throughout the year remains almost unchanged. These baths are known for their recreational effect. Here to improve their health and come to Altai Kazakhs. Altai, in principle, quite amusing nation. After talking with them, you feel even more respect for their traditions and tales. On the way back, sitting on the bus, I summed up his holiday in the Altai Mountains. And I realized that I myself would like to talk about the Altai as an unprecedentedly beautiful corner of the earth. And what I've read online, was true. I express my gratitude to all staff and guides primarily a tour operator company 'Robinson', who organized my stay in the Altai Mountains.

Astrology and Naming Children

The fact that parents expect the child a question: How could a child be called? So there is a name lookup to the unborn baby is not a simple task, a very large burden of responsibility falls on the fragile shoulders of future mothers and fathers. In the 19 century to the this case people are not treated with such importance, but now people know how the name has a huge impact on the fate and human health. Sometimes, parents sometimes do not know how your child's name. In the past century give their children names from the church list, and he was poor, because of this, many people were called the same names, but now all is not well, as in the garden will be set in a group of children whose names are so similar have children to call by name. And do not over-bend the stick while being non-standard names, and even better to know its meaning male name to be able to find the name of the happiest girl and a boy. And do not children choose the name as a family, baby is probably otherwise acquires the character of their personality, because it is important that the child has grown person. Name can be given usually twice, first name anoint parents, called the second name of the church okreschaet when called as a name-last name-the importance of people have suffered heavy than even his name, was carried out after this great holiday with great diligence, now in our time, this holiday can not be equated relevant.