The country of snow-capped Andes, Chile isgreat interest for mountaineering and skiing fans on skiing when the Northern Hemisphere summer heat prevails. Here are the blue glaciers, volcanoes are the hottest, the most southerly city in the world and rich cultural traditions. Chile's definitely worth the long flight, and be on the other side of the world dreams of any traveler, who only mention of South America enthralls and awe.
Almost like in Italy
One of Chile's most famous traditions concernsnational cuisine. A popular dish "pasta salsa con carne" is an ordinary pasta with meat sauce, served Chilean housewives and for lunch and dinner, and even as a breakfast. They give their children to school and prepare for guests, but because pasta with meat is considered one of the national Chilean traditions.
By the way, about school! The lessons here are positioned as communication with the teacher, so the student can sit on the floor, quietly move around the classroom and approach classmates. Teachers explain the subject using a variety of visual ways and do not mind to tell the subject again, if someone did not understand. But homework in schools do not ask. This tradition of Chile secured legislation by presidential decree.
Handkerchief - is not a luxury ...
... but only a necessary attribute for the performance of national dance KUEK. Chile's tradition of dance in the streets and squares initially amazes foreigners, but very soon they get used to the bright spectacle and cute motif. The dance is designed to enchant your favorite lady and get her location. Here, all means are good: and rhythmic feet peretopyvaniya, and proudly straightened back, and even a handkerchief, soaring over the head of the dancer as a small banner. Enchanted lady finally surrenders and happy gentleman takes her by the arm and leads to the applause of the audience.
Celebrate the best choir
But the tradition of Chile to celebrate the New Yearcemetery could plunge into shock even seasoned travelers. In many provinces of the country it is customary to go to the last night of the year on the graves of ancestors and relatives there, and in the circle of the living and the departed to another world to meet the next year. For added convenience, the Chileans to take a chair, and next to the grave is covered with a festive table.