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King Jewelry

August 23, 2018

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Not so much Works Thai weavers no more than 4 hours. And not because their rights are fiercely protected by unions, but because the weaving work requires great care and concentration. Products made of snakeskin and crocodile leather. Belts, wallets, handbags, purses and shoes. Snake Thailand's popular is not less than elephants. The snake – a symbol of wisdom. Even the daughter of the King of Thailand has been researching snakes and snake venoms. No king, it would seem the case, but the fact remains.

Nevertheless, deciding to buy products from snake skin, beware of imitations! As for the alligator, that in Thailand there are many crocodile farms. They offer not only sightseeing program, but also a large selection of products. Yes, probably the most unruly crocodiles (or rather, their skin) to help farms stay afloat And how could it be otherwise? Law of the jungle and business. Wooden souvenirs. Since the tree is a versatile material, then from him in Thailand produce almost everything: figurines, pottery and jewelry.

If you want to present an original souvenir, it's worth a look at one of the smaller special stock markets. There you can select an item from the Thai kitchen utensils. Ceramic ware. For over 700 years, it is an important export category in Thailand. Ceramic signs by hand. Collectors around the world appreciate the quality. Thai Ceramic Teapots in demand by travelers around the world: it was thought that this stuff makes the water cleaner. Interestingly, the pottery of Thailand have their own geographical features. For example, the northeast produces flower pots, dolls, jewelry rusty-red. North different articles of precious sea green (celadon, white porcelain). Wickerwork. For their manufacturing rattan, bamboo, reed, sedge. Pleasant appearance and durability will surprise you shoes, furniture, small carpets, all sorts of hoops, jewelry. Until a few centuries ago, most of wicker products are made by Buddhist monks. Before the process of weaving, they meditated. Wove not only to sell, but also for gifts. By the way, original gifts can be a beautiful wicker box for storing cigars. Artisans decorate it with precious stones, which makes it very elegant look. Boat. Tiny and very beautiful. Mainly produced in the province of Narathiwat, owned by the Southern regions of Thailand. In the old boat performed not only transport function, but also played a role in the lives of people. The fact that the presence of boats in Thailand is equated with independence and freedom, and hence viability. The man considered valid only when he could build a boat for himself and their families. Tradition with a sense So, think about buying this boat. Size? You'll find all sizes:) Get all of these treasures you can in small markets. Some of them work late evening, and some – at night. You are guaranteed vivid and unforgettable experience. Imagine: Another empty day street suddenly filled with traders, small lamps are lit all around me alive. Unending stream of people, scurrying along the stalls, only closer to running out of the morning. Of course, feel the romance of an exotic night markets – the holy duty of every self-respecting tourist, but it's worth to be alert: con artists – the same people, and Thailand inhabited by people. By the way, do not forget to bargain! Do not trade in the market – a sign of bad taste. Impressions brought from the Kingdom of smiles will make you happy for a long time. A selected gifts – will give happiness home, which will be.


Living In Paris

August 9, 2017

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Paris – French capital Paris for more than 2 thousand years. The city is situated on the River Seney, near the confluence of its tributaries, Marnie and Oise. In the 1 st. bc gallske (Celtic) tribe of the Parisi has established a settlement here. The tribe gave the city its name.

Paris lies in the valley of the Seine, in the hills of Montmartre, Valeri, des-Alyuet. An ancient center of the city – island of the Cite. On the island of the Cite is Notre Dame Cathedral, which was built from 1163 to 1320, however, is not only a cathedral, but all the buildings on the island – original museum of ancient monuments. Around the island of the Cite, growing around and grew Paris. Now, the ancient city walls that surround the city, extended range of avenues.

On the right bank of the Seine in the heart of the city, are the main business and shopping districts, banks, large stores, theaters, newspapers. To the west of the center, over , is one of the best districts of Paris. Here are the Place de la Concorde, Thuile- garden, and Of course, the Louvre – the Royal Palace 16-17 centuries. In the 70's 17 th century French King Louis xiv built Versailles, near the then limits of Paris, a new palace, his incomparable splendor and beauty, and the Louvre became the repository royal treasures. Now the Louvre – the national art museum. On the high left bank of the Seine, opposite the Cite is the Latin Quarter. Here in the historic Sorbonne University for centuries lived and taught students. Now in this area are publishers, booksellers, antiquarian book store. On a hill not far from the Sorbonne, is dominated by the Pantheon, in which lie the remains of the great men of France: Voltaire, Hugo, Rousseau and others. Troch located just west of the Houses of Parliament, ministries and embassies, the imposing edifice in the House of Disabled Persons, in the cathedral which houses the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte. In the western part of town in the middle of last century grew wealthy bourgeois mansions. Main Street: this respectable district – Champs-Elysees. There are a lot of expensive hotels, shops, restaurants, cinemas, agencies, successful companies, newspapers. At the Elysee Palace operates the country's president. In this part of town is the famous Eiffel Tower in height 314 m. The Outskirts of a village west of the city ends Bulonskim forest – a big beautiful park, which arranged the ethnographic museum. On east and north of Paris, living mainly clerks, workers and artisans. There are a lot of old, no amenities, homes. Often, industrial plants, railway stations and warehouses are located close to residential buildings. Especially interest in the northern part of Paris Montmartre hill with a white church Sacre-Coeur on top. On a small platform on top of the hill is going to the second century artists. Here for them and the club where you can meet and talk, and workshop where you can work and shop.