Nueva Delhi is an exhilarating attack on the senses through rich rural landscapes, exciting cities and a culture so diverse and so rooted in the traditions that is easy to feel torn. From the intense colors of silk saris to the aquamarine Indian Ocean, India gives us a dissonance of sights, sounds and smells that fascinates.
The Ganges River is considered a God in India, and when you are in his presence really feel you are dealing with something different. All life revolves around the river: from morningablutions to the laundry. Children bathe and play in the river, thedead are cremated and thrown into the river and is the center of attraction. Varanasi or Benares, is the city of Shiva, god of destruction and is full of picturesque temples dedicated to thisdeity. You can rent a boat for a ride down the river and with the full moon night walk is worth it, because it is filled with small candles floating left as an offering to the river, illuminating the water
Humayuns Tomb is the first to be considered a grave-yard. Therefore is considered the precursor of the Taj Mahal in style. It is surrounded by walls and has many channels with ponds andfountains probably symbolizing paradise. His second wife was Persian,Hamida Begum ordered the mausoleum built in his honor, and left it in the hands of the architect Mirak Mirza Ghiyuath Persian who had previously designed important buildings in other parts of India. Besides being buried Humayun, are also its main widow, his youngest wife and other dignitaries Mughals.
The tallest tower in the temple reaches a height of 165 meters, while the ancillary towers reach 116 feet. Geeta Bhavan, a hall decorated with beautiful paintings depicting scenes from Indian mythology. There is also a temple dedicated to Buddha in this complex withfrescoes depicting his life and work. The entire complex, including thewalls and the upper gallery are full of paintings by artists from Jaipur in Rajasthan. The rear of the temple is developed as an artificial landscape of mountains with waterfalls and fountains.
A sari is a colorful female attire that prevails in the Indian subcontinent. It consists of a long strip of fabric without stitches,ranging from four to nine meters in length and fits the body of thecarrier according to different usesand styles. The most common way to wear a sari is wrapped around the waist female by one end, while the other edge passes over her shoulder, her stomach exposed.
The Raita is a cold sauce that is typicalof the cuisine of India. Although Raita issometimes used as an appetizer or salad, also used as a condiment for other Indian dishes. To prepare Raita, also known as raita, we need: plain yogurt, tomato, cucumber, onion, leaves
The curd, known in other countriesas milk curd, is one of the essentialingredients of the cuisine of India.The curd is used in India as a basefor vegetarian dishes and to lowerthe level of seasoning and spices in some meals.
The bride usually wear red, with multiple ornaments and embroidered in gold thread and lavishly dressed in jewels and beads. The groom wears, like a costume party, embroidered cotton When meeting the couple, they exchanged a wreath, sacred passages areread, and generally, they exchange a series of amulets. The groom, as a token of acceptance of the bride, tied a lei around the neck of the bride, as a symbol of fidelity and happiness. The groom, to indicate the new status ofthe bride, spray your hair with a red powder, which indicates that the womanis already married. Once married, the couple, received the "rain" of rice as a symbol of prosperity.
The culture of Saudi Arabia is by religion and moral principles inherited from a Muslim cultural tradition.behavior, dress and food are subject tothe restrictions applying Sharia (Islamic law)
The Arab robes are very symbolic, representing the relationship between man and earth, past and Islam. The loose and flowinggarments reflect the practicality of living in a country dominated by desert. Men traditionally use a cotton or wool clothing that covers their ankle (known as thawb) and ghutra (a pocket square algodos it gets in your head and stays with laces of different styles).
Arabic unleavened bread called khobz consumed in almost every meal. Other foods are lamb, chicken, falafel (fried chickpea balls), shwarma (lamb into strips) and fuul (a paste of stew, garlic and lemon).The types of coffee are numerous, but are gradually displaced by fast food places. Arabic tea is also an important tradition that makes formal meetings orfamily. The tea is taken without milk and add herbs of different flavors.