The Indian culture can be compared to the mighty river which originates highly in the Himalayas and continues the current among the woods and plains, gardens and farms, villages and the cities. Numerous inflows join it, its coast change, but the river remains invariable. The unity and variety, commitment of tradition and a susceptibility to the new are equally inherent in the Indian culture. It was necessary to worry about centuries-old history of India much, to much to adapt, assimilate elements of various cultures, but thus she managed to keep the ancient heritage.
In the evening the bride is brought to the open area in front of the house where she patiently waits for arrival of the groom. Panjabi girls are considered very modest and timid. It is emphasized that the face of the bride is half covered by a sari. At last astride a horse there arrives the groom — his clothes are embroidered by gold sewing, he a fiery belt, on the head a bright turban. Behind on the decorated horse jumps the friend — "the little groom" in the same dress.
It is located in mountains Vindya. In park the various fauna including panthers, sambars and gaur. Airport: Jabalpur, 166 km. Railway station: Umariya, 34 km. Accommodation: forest hotel in park.
Wide valley; hillsides. Here live a rare species of a deer —, black and brown bears, leopards; herons. Airport: Srinagar, 22 km. Railway station: Jammu. 311 km. Season: June - July Accommodation: - houses on water on lakes also Nagin Gave Srinagar.
A little to the north the iron ore there are main pools (in states Bihar, the Western Bengal), but these coals have low quality. Explored reserves of coal in the country make about 23 billion t (the general reserves of coal in India, according to various data, are estimated at 140 billion t). In the northeast of the country concentration of minerals, especially favorable for development of branches of the heavy industry, is observed. The State of Bihar - the richest with minerals the region of India.
In chemical industry production of mineral fertilizers is allocated. Value of petrochemistry grows. Pitches, plastic, chemical fiber, synthetic rubber are made. The pharmaceutics is developed. The chemical industry is presented in many cities of the country.
At last there comes the wedding day on which collect to 700 — 800 guests. Parents of the bride have to provide them with an entertainment and housing. The bride is dressed in a bright red sari, on hands at her by surely bright red bracelets meaning that the girl marries. It will carry these bracelets, at least, a month more after a wedding.
Usually between engagement during which the groom puts on to the bride a finger a wedding ring, and a wedding pass one-two very intense months. These days parents of the bride collect the daughter's dowry:
Now they already spouses. Upon return to the house of the bride of the young husband with jokes and humourous catchphrases put to bed in the certain room, and the wife remains in the maidenly bedroom. Relatives of the husband go to spend the night to themselves home. In the morning all in the same wedding dress take away the young wife to the house of the husband. Now the young wife will come to the house of parents on a visit only in a month — will pay "the first visit".
One of the most picturesque mass gnezdoviya in India. Cormorants, herons, storks, pelicans, chomg and many others. Airport: (Madras), 85 km. Railway station: To Chengalpatt, 28 km. Season: October - March. Accommodation: forest rest house.
Minerals of the Southern India are various. These are bauxites, chromites, magnesites, brown coal, graphite, mica, diamonds, gold, monatsitovy sand. In the Central India (east part of the state Madkhya-Pradesh) also there are considerable fields of metals and coal.
Woody plains and lake. Only habitat of an Asian lion; other fauna: sambar, chousingkha, nilga, leopard, chinkara and wild wild boar. Airport: Rajkot, 153 km. Railway station Sasangir, 0yu5 km. Season: January-March. Accommodation: in the territory of park.
In India monsoonal climate. 3 seasons: the dry cold - from October to March (it is considered the best time for visit), dry hot - from April to June and damp hot - from July to September. The best time for