1. Gujarat, India
Country’s largest producer of cotton and salt, Gujarat is the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi. In 2005 and 2006 heavy monsoons caused severe flooding, which killed more than 1,000 people, severely damaged infrastructure and agriculture. According to the expectations of scientists, a rapidly changing climate will lead to increasingly unpredictable monsoon rains and floods.
2. The Maldives, Indian ocean
The Maldives consists of 1200 tropical Islands, with white beaches, swaying palm trees and brightly colored coral reefs. The Republic of Maldives stretches across more than 600 miles. According to reports by the UN, by 2100 the sea level will rise 59 centimeters. In this case, the chain of 1,200 Islands and coral atolls 800 miles from the tip of India will be partly flooded, because a large part of the Maldives lies just one and a half metres above sea level (the highest point in the state – 2.4 meters above sea level). Even minor sea level rise could lead to the fact that some of the Islands will die.
3. Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok – tropical capital, where the traditional East meets the modernity of the West. This city constantly tolerate flooding, especially during Continue reading
Tours in Tajikistan, See our topic sentence
Tajikistan – a country with ancient culture and traditions. Tajik culture is unique and requires enhancement and conservation of national values. The Tajiks made a significant contribution to spiritual Treasury of civilization, gave the world a wonderful and outstanding scientists, philosophers, writers, poets and architects whose works became an integral part of scientific and cultural baggage accumulated by the world civilization. Examples of this – poems of the founder of Persian-Tajik literature Abuabdullo Rudaki, immortal national epic poem the “Shahname” abdulkosim of Firdausi, which absorbed the legendary history of the Persians and Tajiks, and the “Canon of medicine” Abu Ali Ibn Sino (Avicenna) treatise, which for many centuries served as main guide on medicine in educational institutions of Europe. Scientists al-Khorezm, al-Farabi and Aburaihan Beruni, such (according to Goethe) stars of the first magnitude on the firmament of world poetry, Khayyam, Rumi, Saadi, Hafiz, Jami, masters of artistic creativity Borbad, Mani, Bekhzod were famous way beyond ancient Sogd, Khorasan and Movarounnahr (second anniversary) – the main territory of modern Continue reading
Every year on the second Monday of January, Japan celebrates coming of age Day (Seijin no Hi), in 2010 the celebration was on January 11.
It is a public holiday. It is a public holiday.
Coming of age in Japan in 20 years comes. Under Japanese law, from that moment young people have the right to participate in elections, bear full responsibility before the law, they are subject to labour legislation, the right to enter into banking and commercial transactions, to conduct real estate transactions, purchase and consumption of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products.
It is believed that the first day of age was observed in Japan in the year 714. Then the young Prince, the heir to the throne, on the recommendation of the priests changed the hairstyle and the shape of the garment, noting its entry in the adult age.
Until the mid-nineteenth century boys and girls become adults at different times. In a series of Shinto rites this ceremony was called genpuku, which roughly meant “new hairstyle”. The boy aged 10 to 16 years shaved off the curls over the forehead and tie the remaining hair in a pigtail, ukladyvaya on the crown. It was a hairstyle (eboshi) adult male, samurai. At the same time the boy children changed the name to adult. For girls Continue reading