Sweden – the land of the rising sun, the mysterious land on the Eastern edge of the world. Its territory – a small group of Islands in the Pacific, but Japan’s influence in the political, economic and cultural terms extends practically to the whole world. Here all is unusual: and climate, hot in the South with palm trees, and very cold in the North, where for four months out of the year there is snow; and the story, more like a mysterious legend than a reality; and the structure of society, which the uninitiated European often resembles an anthill, but it allowed Japan to enter the top ten countries – world leaders. It is ruled by the Emperor. In the country the sacred customs of their ancestors, and yet, Tokyo is one of the most modern and largest cities in the world. Japan is another civilization, is largely incomprehensible to us, yet it is good to come, to see how it blossoms Sakura, or as the fire darkens the sky over the cone of Fuji, and in order to understand the mysterious Japanese soul.
The capital of Japan – Tokyo, is one of the most populous cities in the world. The four main Islands of Japan and numerous small islets stretches for approximately 1,500 miles (2,400 km), from Hokkaido in the northeast to the island of Nansei (South of Kyushu) in the southwest. Continue reading
Usually the media in North Korea is presented as a completely isolated country that is willing to destroy anything and everything in their own power ambitions. Maybe some truth in all of this is, but still North Korea is more than just an isolated little world.
Marijuana/hemp is not prohibited
In fact, in North Korea, marijuana is not considered a drug, it can even be transported by stacks, smoke, there is no one word to say. Many local smoke cannabis regularly. By the way, hard drugs are forbidden in North Korea under penalty of death.
If North Korea could easily get rushed there would be hundreds of thousands of lovers of Smoking “grass”.
Six American soldiers defected to the North Korea in 1962 and still live there
Yes, not only the northerners run across on the party of southerners, but in North Korea passed enemy soldiers. So, back in the 60’s in North Korea left six U.S. military. Some threw in the homeland relatives and friends.
Six Americans now live in North Korea together, participating in various awareness programmes Koreans. The interesting thing is that in 1966, four soldiers wanted to leave North Korea and tried to appeal to the Soviet Embassy. But nothing happened, the Embassy Continue reading
The history of meat consumption in Japan, Japanese Kobe beef, serves Sukiyaki and shabu-shabu, as well as “Sukiyaki song” in this review.
About the best beef in the world we will talk later, and while the tradition of meat consumption in Japan, the tradition of the story is much more meandering than in Europe, for example.
Developing the topic, the semi-official journal for Japanese abroad «Nipponia” were noted in his review of the history of Japanese food culture:
” the History of Japan includes the many centuries when eating the meatof mammals was forbidden. The first prohibition act was released in 675 g . after little more than a century after the arrival of Buddhism.
In the VII and VIII centuries, when a new ascended the throne, the Emperor issued another Imperial edict prohibits consumption of meat. This was associated with Buddhist beliefs . according to which killing an animal is evil. Re-publication of the edict is explained, most likely, that wasn’t so easy to give up meat. However, by the tenth century it had stopped eating. Continue reading