CASABLANCA…….Dar al-Bayda……CAPITAL CITY OF MOROCCO.

Few years back We traveled from Lahore (Pakistan) to Morocco.Our main purpose was to enjoy vocations in Casablanca.During this visit I had lot of things to write and many photos to display on my blog but unfortunately my wife died and I forgot to write any thing about our stay in Casablanca. Last November when Foot ball team of Morocco played their first match of FIFA cup in Qatar and defeated Brazil,then I got my memories back and decided to write a blog on Casablanca.

Casablanca, additionally recognized in Arabic as Dar al-Bayda.when Sultan Mohammed ben Abdallah (c. 1710–1790) rebuilt the metropolis after its destruction inside the earthquake of 1755, it become renamed “ad-Dār al-Bayḍāʾ ”  The White residence), although in vernacular use it changed into pronounced “Dar al-Baiḍā” actually residence of the White, although in Moroccan Arabic vernacular it keeps the authentic feel of The White house.Casablanca has a hot-summer Mediterranean local weather (Köppen local weather classification Csa). The cool Canary Current off the Atlantic coast moderates temperature variation, which consequences in a local weather remarkably comparable to that of coastal Los Angeles, with comparable temperature ranges. The metropolis has an annual common of seventy two days with extensive precipitation, which quantities to 412 mm (16.2 in) per year. The very best and lowest temperatures ever recorded in the metropolis are 40.5 °C (104.9 °F) and −2.7 °C (27.1 °F), respectively. The easiest quantity of rainfall recorded in a single day is 178 mm (7.0 in) on 30 November 2010.

INFORMATION & FEATURES ABOUT CASABLANCA.

1- The historical “Excelsior” Café: one of the most vital cafes that used to be designed in 1916.

2- Al-Ajbas neighborhood: It is one of the foremost vacationer points of interest in the metropolis due to the fact of the architectural building, which is stimulated by means of the spirit of Arab, Islamic and European architecture.

3- Hassan II Mosque: The seventh biggest mosque in the world, with its Andalusian minaret at a peak of 210 meters, which is the best possible non secular constructing in the world.

4- Ain Diab Corniche: It stretches alongside the seashore and is a waterfront that consists of a collection of lovely pools, hotels, cafes and restaurants..

5- Mohammed V Street: which is characterised by way of constructions of French elegance, with a size of two km.

  1. Burj Dubai Casablanca Towers: It is an built-in complicated for business, shopping, tourism and entertainment, with a luxurious lodge and a complicated of residential apartments.
  2.  Morocco Mall: Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on an place of 250 thousand rectangular meters, with 350 retail outlets imparting merchandise of 600 worldwide brands, in addition to restaurants, leisure facilities, resting websites and vast inexperienced areas.
  3.  Arab League Garden: courting again to 1913, designed in the fashion of French gardens with an place of 30 hectares
  4.  The historical city: a historic region surrounded via a wall that has countless most important gates, the most well-known of which is the Marrakesh Gate, and it is one of the most well-known areas in tourism in Casablanca in spite of its historic age, as it consists of historic monuments represented via historic mosques and vintage homes The coast is one of the most well-known neighborhoods.

Bab Marrakesh is one of the most necessary symbols of tourism in Casablanca, one of the gates of the ancient metropolis and it is meant via most site visitors to Casablanca for the motive of purchasing or to study about the records of the ancient metropolis no matter its crumple due to the earthquake that struck the location in 1775

Top movies filmed in Morocco.

Casablanca.

Casablanca, Nest of Spies

Lawrence of Arabia

Gladiator

Babel

Sex and the City 2

Othello

The Man Who Knew Too Much

Marrakech Express

The Mummy

Black Hawk Down

American Sniper

Captain Phillips

Spies Like Us

Days of Glory

Of Gods and Me

Mission impossible and many more films were pictured in Morocco. Below are posters  of few movies filmed in Morocco.

Most people not only visit because of its world class attractions and stunning locations but also for its safety and security. Morocco is renowned for being one of the most peaceful destinations in Africa with a low crime rate.

 

 

Many distinctive film administrators have visited Morocco over the previous few years along with Ridley Scott, one of the most treasured and skilled administrators in the world who is famend for his fashionable important points and has most of his films shot in the Sahara Desert such as Black Hawk Down, Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven and Body of Lies.Most provinces of Morocco are regarded a best stage for film production. Casablanca is the shoot place for the famous film Babel and some other warm spot the place movies are produced is Ait Benhaddou. Some different films filmed right here consist of Jesus of Nazareth, The Sheltering Sky, Lawrence of Arabian and Kundun.Morocco is really worth your precious holiday time due to the fact it is a lovely  place that now not solely attracts heaps of lots of traffic yearly however additionally documentary and film makers.

MOROCCO  FOOD.

Morocco food is fueled by exchange of many nations and cultures on last several years. Moroccan cuisine is a mixture of Arabic,Andalussi,Berber and Mediterranean meal.The most commonly cooked Moroccan food dishes consist of lamb, followed by chicken, and are usually prepared the traditional way in a tagine. A tagine is a traditional round clay dish with a cone-shaped lid used to lock in heat and flavour, braising meat and vegetables until tender and super-fragrant. Along with meats, legumes such as lentils and chickpeas are also popular to add protein. Hearty vegetables like pumpkin, potatoes, and carrots are commonly added to tagines with the clever additions of olives for saltiness and fruits like currants and pomegranate seeds for sweetness.

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Grindelwaldl………mountain resorts in Switzerland

Last October it was long week end,so we decided to travel towards Switzerland’s famous mountain areas.It is a small town which is called “GRINDELWALD”. We planned to travel by car.

Driving distance is  523 km (325 mi) estimated cost of fuel is US$100–144,it took 6 hours and 30 minutes to reach destination from Luxembourg.Grindelwald is one of the most famous mountain motels in Switzerland. It’s well-known for its amazing surroundings of the mountains, a huge range of out of doors things to do in all seasons, and additionally shopping.The village of Grindelwald is placed in the Swiss Bernese Alps and is bordered through the north face of the Eiger and the Wetterhorn. Known regionally as ‘the bright Eiger village’, Grindelwald presents awesome views and lots of things to do to hold traffic happy.During the wintry weather months, Grindelwald buzzes with ski enthusiasts; you solely have to take a seem to be at a Grindelwald map to find out the extensive range of Grindelwald ski trails on offer.

As you’ll study in this blog, there are sufficient things  to do in Grindelwald to spend a week there. But, if you solely have a day or two, you won’t be disillusioned either.If you are heading to the Jungfrau location and are thinking about activities to do, Grindelwald in Switzerland is solely about half-an-hour from Interlaken by using educate and gives a lot of options.Whether you decide on to take section in some Grindelwald hiking, would like to take an adrenaline-fuelled trip via the summer time skies, choose to take a day out to the summit of the Jungfraujoch or would certainly love the hazard to loosen up at a spa, there is masses to do in this charming Swiss town.

 

Grindelwald has many delights to discover, and the Jungfraujoch tour is one of the best. It’s additionally one of the pinnacle motives that travelers go to Grindelwald.This super trip to the summit of the Jungfraujoch at 3,454 metres is one of Switzerland’s most famous day trips.Known as Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe, the mountain top can be reached with the aid of teach from Grindelwald in round ninety minutes, or, as of December 2022, through cable automobile to Eiger Glacier station with a connecting teach to Jungfraujoch in round 30 minutes.Numerous Grindelwald matters to do watch for you at the summit which includes an ice palace, the Sphinx Observatory which gives awe-inspiring views of the Aletsch Glacier, retail outlets and restaurants, and snow things to do in summer.The Jungfraujoch can be visited 365 days of the year.Due to the reputation of this excursion, it is encouraged that you purchase your tickets in advance.

 

 

Grindelwald – Männlichen – Grindelwald offerings function from 9am to 5pm day by day (Closed till 25 May, 2022 and then from 24 October to sixteen December, 2022).

 

If you revel in hiking, Grindelwald will go well with you perfectly. There are several paths and trails appropriate for any degree of hiker, from novices to greater superior walkers. We’ve already cited the hike to Bachalpsee above but there are lots of different hikes to pick out from, as you can see on this Jungfrau Region trekking map.

THINGS TO DO IN WINDELWALD:

1.Swiss Alps

2.Louter Brannen water fall

3.Moennilchen romantic trail.

4 . Attitude ski.

5.Faulhorn

6.Gross schelolegg.

 

                        ”  I don’t know as much about this place as other people,so these are just my thoughts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Istanbul….is the new cool

 

A year ago, I ventured out to Turkey with a friend of mine. To ensure we could taste a touch of all that Turkey could offer, we remained in the country for about ten days. We were additionally joined by a decent family companion who had relocated to Turkey many years back. “Two weeks will not be sufficient to investigate Turkey,” she cautioned us. Yet, at any rate, the fourteen days gave us a feeling of all that Turkey is acclaimed for. We landed at Istanbul international airport early in the morning and went straight to the residence of our Turkish friend who had already arranged for our stay in a good and neat and clean location .Below is the picture of building where we stayed for almost 14 days.Empire based totally itself right here for centuries, battle struggle after war, struggle after battle. The name Istanbul was being utilized from the 10th century onwards. It gets its name from the Greek “eis ten polin” which means “around there.” In the 1930’s the Turkish Postal Service made a law legitimately declaring the sole name be Istanbul.Istanbul is one of the world’s amazing cities. There are so many notable motives why you ought to go to this city. Istanbul is old, relationship returned heaps of years, and with that, there are many historic locations to visit. Istanbul is gorgeous, with its assortment of mosques and their colourful tile work and dramatic architecture. Istanbul is charming; we met so many welcoming, pleasant humans here. And finally, Istanbul is domestic to the Hagia Sophia, an splendid architectural feat and one of the Wonders of the World.

 

Galata Tower

Istanbul, one of the more importantly appealing cities in the world, has got several historical buildings with comely architecture and stories. Galata Tower is one of those structures which draw travelers and tourists as it’s situated in a engaged zone interconnecting Karaköy, Eminönü, and Beyoğlu.Galata Tower is strategically located on top of a hill with an approximate altitude of 35 meters.The Galata Tower is mostly known throughout the world for “Hezerfan Ahmet Çelebi” who tried to fly across the Bosphorus with his wings composed of eagle feathers from the Galata Tower and succeeded in landing safely.

Haiga Sophia.

Hagia Sophia served as model for several of the great Turkish mosques of Constantinople.Considered as one of the world’s most prominent designs, Hagia Sophia is a social diamond. Worked as a Christian church, Hagia Sophia ultimately developed into a mosque, and afterward a gallery. Right now, the construction remains as a mosque once more; yet, vacationers are still allowed to enter and investigate it.

GRAND BAZAR.

 

Istanbul is inspiring because it has its own code of architecture, literature, poetry, music.

Consistent with its name, the Grand Bazaar is known as perhaps the biggest market on the planet. With this, it offers a wide assortment of products: under its rooftop, it covers more than 4,000 shops and invites practically a large portion of 1,000,000 clients every day! Implicit 1455, the Grand Bazaar is additionally probably the most established market; henceforth, it has become a recorded fortune of Turkey also.

 

GALTA BRIDGE.

 

Its unmistakable quality in postcards and works of expressions demonstrates that the Galata Bridge is one of the tourist spots Turkey is acclaimed for. Spreading over the Golden Horn, it makes a well known touring course for travelers in Istanbul. Just beneath it, bistros and cafés line up, permitting individuals to assemble in a quintessential Turkish way.Istanmbol carried different names during different ears.Up until the year 330 Istanbul was known as Byzantium, and then until 1453 Constantinople. Its current name of Istanbul only came into being on the 28th March 1930. Istanbul was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire, and later of the Ottoman Empire.List of its name is long as produced below;

Lygos

 Byzantium

 Augusta Antonina

 New Rome

 Constantinople

 Other Byzantine names

 Kostantiniyye

 Istanbul

 Stamboul

 Islambol

 

TURKISH TEA  AND COFFEE.

 

In Turkey, offering tea is a typical standard of behavior. Regardless of whether you visit a nearby home or drop by a trinket shop, hope to be introduced a glass of tea. Commonly, Turkish tea is served in a small glass, on a curious saucer with desserts like kurabiye (rolls) or Turkish joy.The Turks have a quite certain strategy for their espresso: They just use finely ground beans, heating up the combination on a cezve (little pot) until it froths. Sugar, whenever liked, is added while bubbling.

When the readiness is finished, the espresso is filled a kahve finjanı — a small porcelain cup the size of a coffee.In the Balkans and Turkey, a most loved sit back is drinking Turkish espresso followed by having your fortune told from the extra coffee beans in the cup. Turkish espresso readings fall in the class of Tasseography, the divination strategies for deciphering designs in tea leaves, coffee beans or wine residue. Turkish espresso readings are finished by proficient psychics or between companions who have some involvement in it yet it’s anything but custom to peruse your own cup. For instance, I grew up with my grandma offering readings to her companions and the expertise of Turkish espresso readings is passed down the ages.

At the point when a perusing is mentioned, the soothsayer will do the accompanying:Set up a solid, smooth Turkish espresso Serve the espresso in little cups with a strong white inside Ask the individual drinking the espresso to drink the espresso with expectation, which means to consider their inquiries they drink. In certain nations the individual will be needed to drink the espresso in a specific number of tastes, generally 1,3, 5 At the point when they are finished drinking, they will flip around the cup over on the saucer Then, at that point, request that they bring the topsy turvy cup and saucer and keeping in mind that contemplating their goal, whirl the cup and saucer multiple times clockwise or counterclockwise, extricating the silt inside.

 

EVIL EYE.

I always wear my evil eye necklace to ward off bad karma. I always wear one to protect me.

In Turkey’s way of life, the hostile stare is regularly worn as an appeal. Individuals who wear this, ordinarily as an arm band or a pendant, accept that the appeal avoids underhanded spirits and misfortune. You can track down the well-known hostile stare in a few trinket assortments as well, for example, key chains, divider adornments, even teacups! The history of the evil eye dates back to ancient Mesopotamia, followed by Assyrians and Phoenicians, Celts, the Hellenistic Era, Roman, Jewish through to the Bible, Europe, and the modern-day world.

 

 

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PRAGUE…… CITY OF HUNDRED SPIRES.

Prague,the capital of Czech Republic

 

Although it was our plan to visit Prague in last summer but due to covid-19 and few other issues, we had to postpone our program.Now after buying new BMW, we decided to travel to Prague in December holidays by road.According to our calculation if going by car, the driving distance between Luxembourg and Prague is 730.4 km. If you drive your car with an average speed of 110 kilometers/hour, travel time will be 06 hours 25 minutes. However we took almost 8 hours and 40 minutes to reach Prague. Our first stop was Rhine River & then Heidelberg, then Nuremberg. Our last stop was Plzen and then we were in Czech Republic.Prague is a legendary for castle, Baroque and gothic cathedral, medieval squares, dreamy bridges, night life spots and an energetic arts scene. It is notable for its centuries of history and cultural heritage. Wherever the medieval heart of Europe will be felt in its paving stone streets.

Located in the Mala Strana in the coronary heart of the city, the Infant Jesus of Prague (also recognized as the Child of Prague) is a Roman Catholic statue of Jesus Christ as an infant. Everyday thousands of believers pay a go to to this shrine to pray, bow and make needs hoping that they will come true. The statue itself is encased in an ornate gilded shrine and whilst the beginning of the discern is unknown, it has been dated lower back to the sixteenth Century.Prague, capital town of the Czech Republic, is bisected by using the Vltava River. Nicknamed “ the City of Hundred Spires,” it is recognized for its Old Town Square, the coronary heart of its historical core, with colorful baroque buildings, Gothic church buildings and the medieval Astronomical Clock .

 

The astronomical clock in Prague is also known as the Orlog.It shows the positions of Earth,Sun.Moon and Zodiac constellations.

Shopping from modern garments to charming souvenirs, Prague is one in all the simplest destination for shopaholics in Europe.If you are looking for the most recent trends, parizska street may be well-known searching district in Praha with designer boutiques.Prague is placed on the banks of the Vitorva river and what higher thanks to expertise this river side capital than to sweep through its most historic sights. Floating on a cruise on the Czech republic longest stream enable you to see the bridges and red roofed homes of Prague from distinct perspective. This way you won’t need to vie with the crowds permanently photos of the attractions too.

                                                                                          Restaurant with medieval them

                 Must visit

  • Astronomical Clock Tower (advance tickets →)
  • Clementinum.
  • Petrin Hill & Lookout Tower.
  • Old Town Bridge Tower & Lesser Town Bridge Tower.
  • Hotel U Prince Rooftop restaurant.
  • Vyšehrad.
  • Grounds of Prague Castle.
  • Letna beer gardens.

                                                                                                   Letna Beer garden.

 

 

People of the Czech Republic drink beer more than any other country. Beer garden called Letna beer garden is situated on the top of hill and you can view most of the city locations.In Letna beer garden you will find long wooden benches line on the eastern corner of the park.During business hours there is always huge rush and you have to share a table with other visitors mostly local young guys as well as foreign tourists.

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NORMANDI…..A FANTASTIC PLACE TO VISIT.

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During long week end in last November, few friends of mine planned to visit Normandy. We planned to travel from Luxembourg to Normandy By train which is almost six hour journey. We took train from Luxembourg to Le Havre via Paris Est, Magenta, Haussmann Saint-Lazare, Paris St Lazare, Le Havre, and Gares .Traveling for almost six hours we all were exhausted,so after having dinner we went to hotel rooms and had a sound sleep.With its stunning, wealthy records and multifarious scenery, Normandy has a great deal to provide travelers and different visitors. The French place has one of the country’s most famous vacationer sights, Mont Saint-Michel, as nicely as extraordinary castles, fantastic churches, and scenic historic cities like Rouen.So first of all we took a taxi for Mont Saint Michel which is located at the mouth of the Couesnon river.it’s a medieval village constructed on pinnacle of a big rock, which include an abbey constructed in the eighth century. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is like you have traveled again in time. The Abbey of Mont Saint-Michel and Notre-Dame Sous Terre Chapel are simply two of the must-see locations here. Food-wise, you’ll locate many crêperies – wheat flour and buckwheat pancakes eating places – as properly as the world-famous Omelet de la Mère Poulard – a restaurant reputed to serve the satisfactory omelet in the world, however additionally one of the most steeply-priced.


 

Normandy is a rural place properly recognized for its cheeses and apple cider. Head to Livarot to pattern 1 of the four famed cheeses produced in Normandy, known as Livarot. The three others are Camembert, Pont l’Evêque and Pavé d’Auge. Accompanied with the aid of a glass of candy and crisp apple cider, the nutty and fruity style of Livarot is sublime. The excellent vicinity to pattern Livarot is at the Fromagerie Graindorge. You’ll examine how this cheese is produced and have the opportunity to pattern and buy many nearby products. Accommodations wise, there may be a variety of inns in the metropolis of Lisieux, 15 km away from Livarot and incredibly livelier.

 

 

On June sixth 1944 the Normandy landings started out the integral hostilities to supply France and Europe from the Nazis. This historical navy operation – first of its sort at such a scale – has left many memorials, monuments, museums, and cemeteries that offers you the probability to study extra about this period. Many human beings come right here to pay tribute to these who sacrificed their life. From the extraordinarily transferring Normandy American Cemetery & Memorial close to Omaha Beach to the informative D-Day Museum in Arromanche, there are many web sites devoted to these tragic occasions alongside the Norman Coast.Taking a wider view, during the Battle of Normandy over 425,000 Allied and German troops were killed, wounded or went missing. This figure includes around 210,000 Allied casualties, with nearly 37,000 killed amongst the ground forces and a further 16,000 deaths amongst the Allied air forces.

                                                                               Containing more than 9300 graves,American cemetery,most visited place in Normandy.

Our trip to Normandy was very informative as lot of historic events came in to our knowledge.The very next day in the morning , we started our journey back to Luxembourg.Staying three days in Luxembourg,I took my flight for Pakistan where I had to attend a wedding ceremony.Also I  stayed one week with my elder daughter and grand kids.

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FASCINATING THINGS & NOTIONS ABOUT SUPERTITIOUS.

 

Since last many  years I had the opportunity to visit many countries. Where ever I went, who ever had a chance to verbalize with me, I always endeavored to ken their faith and credences.From my own country to India, Afghanistan,Iran,UAE,Egypt,Luxembourge,Belgium,France,germany,Hong Kong, China, Thailand,Korea,Japan and many more countries, I met several people and had a chance to discuss about their faith upon superstitious verbally expressions The number 13, ebony felines, breaking mirrors, or on foot underneath ladders, can additionally all be stuff you —superstitious.Even in case you don’t bear in mind your self a specially superstitious person, you possibly verbally express “bless you” when a person sneezes, simply in case the satan should decide to glom their soul—as our predecessors thought viable in the course of a sneeze.On top of this, some airlines together with Air France and Lufthansa, do no longer have a 13th row. Lufthansa additionally has no 17th row—because in nations like Italy and Brazil—the typical hapless number is 17 and not 13.Carrying charms, sporting positive apparel, visiting places cognate to congruous fortune, preferring particular colorings and the utilization of concrete numbers are all elements of superstition. And albeit these deportments and forms of kineticism can appear nugatory, for a few people, they can conventionally affect picks made in the genuine world .In this blog, I am going to discuss inordinately fascinating things and notions & saying about superstitious.

Superstitious.. . “Dark feline simply crossed my way damn it something terrible will occur!”

COMMENTS:  The feline ought to be totally dark, let me explain that. Poor people feline is possibly following a mouse, not thinking about you and here numerous people simply go odd reasoning ‘something terrible will happen now’.

Superstitious.. “A crow is cawing like insane – Guests are coming.

COMMENTS.  Alright how about we guess the crow realizes that somebody is coming and starts cawing to tell you that you need to clean your home, wash your face and shroud all the humiliating stuff. Crow is extremely great. In any case, I guess it has no clue. Right

Supertitious.  Drink milk after eating fish-welcome  skin infection.

COMMENTS. This one is abnormal and has been taken care of to us *Pun intended* so often that we don’t generally have the foggiest idea what it feels like to have warm

Superstitious.. “Palms bothersome wealth is coming your direction”

COMMENTS:  Recall when you had a bothersome palm and out of nowhere the entirety of your companions began arranging what they will do with your cash? At whatever point your palm and let me be explicit, the correct palm is irritated expect some cash flying your direction.

Superstitious.. Sit under a tree after its dim be controlled by a jin.

COMMENTS.  As a matter of first importance, you are a jin in the event that you are sitting under a tree nowadays, right fellas? I mean it’s cold outside the present moment and evening is extremely dim on the grounds that our administration chosen to favor us with power outages, I mean who might sit under a tree?

Superstitious.. . Left Eye jerking – Something terrible will occur

COMMENTS.  The jerk is one more awful sign, it implies your general surroundings is scheming something against you. Experimentally, a jerking eye can be one indication of stress, particularly when it is identified with vision issues, for example, eye strain. Be that as it may, such as tingling if the jerking is determined please go to a specialist.

Superstitious. You sniffle When someone is pondering you.

Comments.  This essentially doesn’t have any significant bearing on the off chance that you have influenza or cold, however in the event that you don’t. It is absolutely appropriate. The enjoyment part is think about who must consider you….May be corona virus…God forbid me.

Superstitious.. it is awful success to go away your chopsticks caught upright in a bowl of rice.

COMMENTS. This is due to the fact in Korea, as in many Asian cultures, incense sticks are positioned in bowls in a comparable manner to honor deceased ancestors; so, sticking your chopsticks in a rice bowl in this way is reminiscent of death, and concept to convey misfortune.

Superstitious.. The wide variety 4 is notion to be unfortunate in Korea and china but 8 ??

COMMENTS. . This superstition has its foundation in China, the place the phrase for “four” is comparable in sound to the phrase for “death.” This is additionally the case for the quantity 4 (사) in the Korean language’s Sino-Korean wide variety system, which is based totally on Chinese. Accordingly, many public constructions and elevators in South Korea will sincerely have an “F” ground rather of a fourth, with no “4” in sight.  Eight, on the different hand, is a fortunate number, concept to deliver.

Superstitious.. Don’t put a replicate in the front of a door

COMMENTS. Mirrors are the basis for a variety of superstitions all round the globe. While Europeans and North Americans take care now not to spoil mirrors, Koreans keep away from placing them without delay in the front of a door, as this will deflect exact good fortune from entering.

Superstitious.. If you put your pillow to the north, you will die earl

COMMENTS. There are many speculation to show a motive for this superstition. Maybe cats can feel the moisture in the air, or cats do not like to have their whiskers wet, so it takes care of its face when there is a lot of humidity in the air. Nobody is aware of why scientifically, however this is very famous amongst the Japanese.

 

Superstitious.. garments clutched the proprietor’s soul much in the afterlife

COMMENTS. . In this manner on the off chance that you keep your clothing outside around evening time, the garments would call dead spirits and become frequented. This is not, at this point a notable superstition any longer.

Superstitious.. catfish can detect tremors much sooner than human instruments can.

COMMENTS. and there are a few researchers who attempted to demonstrate it utilizing present day strategies. In any case, it’s not affirmed at this point however many anticipate the aftereffect of reality.

Superstitious.. snakes are extremely sacrosanct creatures

COMMENTS.. If you place skin of snake in your wallet, it is  accepted to bring more fortune into one’s life.

Superstitious..  Nine is the Number for Suffering

COMMENTS.. In emergency clinics, the ninth floor is frequently skipped on the grounds that the number is articulated as “ku,” which is likewise the sound for misery.

Superstitious.. Seeing a Spider in the Morning is Lucky

COMMENTS….. Despite the fact that the Japanese culture recommends that seeing a bug in the first part of the day is fortunate, it is unfortunate to see a bug around evening time.

Superstitious.. Hiccupping 100 Times Brings Death

 

COMMENTS….. It is accepted that 100 continuous hiccups will bring about the demise of the person.

Superstitious.. The Thunder God Eats Belly Buttons.

COMMENTS… In Japan, it is prescribed to conceal tummy catches during a thunder storm. Something else, the divine force of thunder will eat it.

Superstitious.. you need to toss salt on yourself.

COMMENTS… Salt sort of scrubs things. At the point when a companion is with you, you toss salt on one another, or on yourself on the off chance that you are separated from everyone else.

Superstitious.. buildings in Japan don’t have fourth or ninth floors.

COMMENTS…. . Japanese Buddhists praise a child’s seventh day of life, the Shichifukujin are the Seven Gods of Luck, and Japanese individuals observe Tanabata, (the Evening of the Seventh) each mid year on July seventh.

Superstitious…. Be cautious how you stand when you take group picture.

COMMENTS…. As indicated by Japanese superstitions, the individual or relative in the center will kick the bucket before the other two individuals

Superstitious…. Flying creature (and other creature) Droppings

COMMENTS… Droppings Are Lucky One of the quirkier Japanese superstitions, this yucky event is really fortunate.

 

Superstitious.. Toss your shoe noticeable all around.

COMMENTS… . On the off chance that it arrives on the sole, the climate will be decent. On the off chance that it arrives on its side, it will be a shady day. At last if your shoe lands topsy,it will rain.

Superstitious..       Undesirable visitors

COMMENTS…  In the event that you have a guest in your home that has exceeded their welcome, Brazilian superstition says that putting a floor brush behind the entryway will make them leave.

Superstitious..       Elephant trimming

COMMENTS…..   Keep a trimming in your home of an elephant with its trunk not yet decided. It as far as anyone knows brings money related karma.

Superstitious..      Entryways…

Comments……   If you go into a house, make sure to leave through a comparative portal as you walked around. Going out through a substitute gateway plainly brings hardship.

Superstitious..     Mango and milk

COMMENTS….   Eating mango by then drinking milk will execute you.

Superstitious..    Clearing feet

COMMENTS…..   In case someone clears your feet with a sweeper, you will obviously have disaster and not ever wed.

Superstitious..       Butterflies

COMMENTS….  In case the essential butterfly you find in a year is white, you’re in karma—it’s a sign of a time of great karma.

 

Superstitious..    Chinese Superstitions with Colors

COMMENTS…..       The shading white is known as one of the unluckiest Chinese hues since it is related with grieving and misfortune. You will periodically observe Chinese individuals sporting white to memorial services.  The shading green can likewise be viewed as unfortunate as it is connected with treachery. A man wearing a green cap is said to have an unfaithful spouse.  The shading dark is viewed as unfortunate too given its relationship to the dimness and mystery. The word ‘mafia’ means ‘dark society’ in Chinese.   It does not beat the shading red in China.It is the shade of banner and it speaks to satisfaction.     In Chinese culture, the hues white  and dark  are both related with grieving and misfortune, and are thusly viewed as unfortunate

 

Superstitious..       Owls are accepted to be a terrible sign.

COMMENTS…   They may be the image of insight or even a stylish embellishment for individuals in the West, however Arabs sure don’t share those perspectives! Owls are accepted to be a terrible sign and in the event that it hoots, your setback is much more prominent.

Superstitious..            Other fortunate numbers

COMMENTS……              Just as eight, Chinese superstitions state that the numbers 88, 18, 13 and 168 are likewise fortunate. So these numbers are likewise all around looked for after in the lodging market. The number 8 is the most fortunate Chinese number since it seems like the word for “riches”. 88 is considered especially fortunate in light of the fact that it symbolized the “twofold satisfaction” character

 

Superstitious..       Totes

COMMENTS….    This is one of the most renowned and expansive superstitions in Brazil: if you leave your pack on the floor, you will lose money. It is remarkable to see someone leaving their sack on the floor, getting a kick out of the chance to leave it on their laps, on a table, or swinging from the seat.

Superstitious..       Cutlery.

COMMENTS…..    Be wary when you drop cutlery during dinner. Dropping an edge on the floor infers a fight will happen—anyway this can be avoided by making a cross on the floor with a comparable sharp edge. Dropping a fork suggests a man will appear at your home, however in case you drop a spoon, envision that a female visitor should pound at your door.

 

Superstitious..         Did you have a terrible dream  ?

COMMENTS…….    Offer the alert and edify someone with respect to your awful dream or you chance it turning out true to form. In case it’s a fair dream, in any case, keep that in—it won’t work out something different.

Superstitious..           Newly born child.

COMMENTS…   Make an effort not to permit anyone to acknowledge or contact your newborn child to an outrageous. Doing so can berate the kid with “Mal de Ojo”, or the Evil Eye. It can make a newborn child cry fiercely, develop a fever, or progressively awful.

Superstitious..            Abstain from trimming a child’s hair

COMMENTS…       Abstain from trimming a child’s hair too soon. Do as such before they walk can and they’ll take more time to ace the expertise. Trim their hair before their first birthday celebration and they may never figure out how to talk.

Superstitious..            Are your ears ringing or humming?

COMMENTS….       Somebody may be discussing you. On the off chance that it influences your correct ear, don’t stress—the discussion is acceptable. The left ear implies the discussion is terrible, so stay quiet. It’s said to make the speaker chomp theirs and can avoid their negative considerations.

Superstitious..            Ready to celebrate the New Year?

COMMENTS….          Eat 12 grapes before 12 PM on January 31 and you’ll see a year of bliss.

Superstitious..     Birthdays in Argentina commence at midnight the time concerning or now not a 2nd before.

COMMENTS….  . If you genuinely fancy your Argentine friend, don’t thou call want to them a colorful birthday earlier than the clock strikes midnight.

Superstitious..      If thou see  nine cows of a move together with a grey bull next in imitation of the door

COMMENTS…. , you are between luck, because ye choice stand granted one wish.

Superstitious..      Saying “Tvi Tvi” to a buddy

COMMENTS…  In Norway people believe it brings  excellent luck.

Superstitious..      Do not Knit Sweater.

COMMENTS…. Norwegian female need to not knit a sweater for her boyfriend, due to the fact then she intention depart her.

Superstitious..      taking walks beneath a stairs.

COMMENTS….   Swedish people believe you will face 3 weeks of incorrect luck.

Superstitious..      Murder of Spider.

COMMENTS…… Finland people believe that brings deteriorative luck…

Superstitious..      Putting 7 distinctive sorts of flora.

COMMENTS….Finish people believe if you put 7 different kind of flower under the pillow of St John’s night, it brings strong good.

Superstitious..      Throw broken dishes over your friends.

 

COMMENTS… Danish people agree with Throwing broken dishes over your friends’ portal brings helpful good fortune while hoisting the Danish flag at night time brings imperfect luck…

Superstitious..      Meeting dark haired guys.

COMMENTS…..   In Holland,  humans consider permanency toughness Meeting dark haired guys on New Year’s day heralds good success whilst lending powder brings incorrect luck…

Superstitious..      Eating raw garlic.

COMMENTS…  In Austria people trust as permanency  longevity Eating raw clove garlic mixed above with yogurt brings good success (yuk!) while telling desires before ingesting regarding water brings bad luck…

Superstitious..      Figure  13 and 17

COMMENTS…..Italian people believe . Encountering the quantity 13 is considered fortunate whilst encountering the variety 17 is viewed as a faulty omen…

Superstitious..    Throwing a shoes.

COMMENTS…..  Czech  people believes Throwing a shoe upon thine shoulder brings luck but pouring beer of an improbable mug brings imperfect luck…

Superstitious..    Throwing water.

COMMENTS…. Salvakian people say Throwing waters in conformity with women (on unique occasions!) brings good  fortune while slaughter spiders brings bad luck…

Superstitious..    A hen shitting

COMMENTS…… …….. A hen shitting over you  brings excellent good fortune whilst shaking fingers via a commencement brings faulty good fortune .

Superstitious..    Eating Fish

COMMENTS…..In Latvia people believe Eating fish about New Year’s Eve brings luck whilst inserting gloves concerning a desk brings misfortune…

Superstitious..    Do not walk backward.

COMMENTS….In case of walking backward, people in Portugal believe that  it teaches the satan the course you’re walking.

 

Superstitious..    Touching the purple pompom.

COMMENTS…  Touching the purple pompom on a sailor’s beret brings success while placing tommy upside under concerning the table heralds imperfect luck…’

Superstitious..       seeing bugs can be somewhat dreadful.

COMMENTS….  Truly, seeing bugs can be somewhat dreadful. In any case, don’t be apprehensive in the event that you locate a bug wandering around the house. Middle Easterners accept that it is an indication that visitors are coming and, being as emergency clinic as we may be, who wouldn’t invite that?

Superstitious..       Pick which venture to enter with carefully

COMMENTS….   ! It is accepted that entering another home with the correct foot brings good karma and favors the new premises, though washrooms ought to be entered utilizing the left foot or, in all likelihood awful things will transpire.

 

 

And now last superstitious..very interesting and very true….It was first week of December,2019,very cold and foggy day, MY mali (Gardner) was planting  rose plants in front lawn and was continuously coughing..I advised him to take some medicine but he denied. He sat near me on a chair having a glass of water in hand waiting for something to happen. After waiting for more than 10 minutes I heard voice of a bird. In local language it is called TITIRI (In English you can call it  Red watted Lapwig.The moment this bird started voicing  pee-wit-wit-wit, My Gardner drunk glass of water .After drinking glass of water, he remained busy in  planting roses for more than 3 hours but without cough. According to him it is a tested formula that if you have cough, wait for sounding this bird and when it started  voicing pee-wit-wit, you should drink water immediately and cough will be gone..Yes off course it happened  in my presence but even then I do not believe in such superstitious.

TITIRI—- RED WATTLED LOP WIG.

Last Superticious  at my home.  Camel bones can protect from black magic.

COMMENTS.. 3 year ago,I had built a new house and was packing to shift there when my wife who is well educated and remained in teaching career for many year, advised me that prior to shift to new house,you must burry 2 leg bones of camel in front and back yard one each. According to her thus we can make ourselves safe from Black magic. Moreover it can save our wooden doors from destroying by insects……. and I…..did it

The main purpose of this blog is just to entertain my readers during these worst days of CORONA virus…..STAY AT HOME……KEEP DISTANCE…..GOD BLESS ALL OF US.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CITY WHERE THE WIND BLOWS……..BAKU

 

We flew from Bahrain airport at about 9.40AM through Gulf air and reached Baku at 3.00PM.From air port we  went straight to  qafqaz  Tufondong resort hotel.We stayed there for next 5 days & enjoyed our vocations, visited different  worth  seeing places in Azerbaijan. Some of  information about this  wonderful  and  peaceful and neat & clean city are mentioned below.folk etymology explains the name Baku  derived out of the Persian Bādkube , meaning “city the place always air blows”, appropriate to ordinary winds blowing of Baku. However, the word Bādkube used to be invented solely between the 16th and seventeenth century, because Baku was built at least before the 5th century AD. Azerbaijan is certain regarding the 7th modern-day independent Turkic states. 95% concerning its population are Muslims, 85% are Shia Muslims then 15% Sunni Muslims. Baku a  port city on the Caspian Sea which is capital of Azerbaijan and a main center for oil production. Wealthy residents chose to settle in the city center  of BAKU where oil extraction and refinery are forbidden. The area came to be known as Black City because of the black smoke and soot coming from the factories and oil refineries.

 

                                                                                                            AFURDZHL  WATER  FALL, BAKU

 

Sitting of the Azizbeyov location regarding the metropolis over Baku, Abs heron National Park spans 783 hectares regarding protected bank or is the consummate location in conformity with arrive after witness the gorgeous vegetation and fauna about Azerbaijan. The country wide advantage has a whole forces about regional flora and fauna certain so gazelles, birds, jackals, badgers, then Caspian seals.Many visitors  to Azerbaijan may not know that the nation has the biggest number of mud volcanoes on the planet. 350 to be accurate! One of the most mind-blowing known is Garasu Volcano, that has been known to heave mud north of 1,000 meters very high. The volcanoes are caused when gases under the earth develop and drive the mud high out of sight as a delivery. The main mud volcanoes are said to have emitted in Azerbaijan a long time back, and guests to Garasu frequently say that it seems to be the outer layer of the moon!

    

Shaki Khan Palace is some regarding the captivating structures on Medieval epoch Azerbaijan. It is located in Shaki city on Azerbaijan. Though this is known as a Palace, within reality that was a summer season dwelling regarding Shaki Khanate. The house was once part on the large executive complex placed within the Shaki Fortress. Along the palace, once in that place had been mean dazzling structures, certain as iciness palace, residential constructions of Khans’ family, establishment then army barracks among the complex. Unfortunately, with the passage of time, almost over the constructions demolished. Now, alongside with the pond and thousands years historical trees, Shaki Khans Palace is the only other structure beyond the complex.The first  Christian sanctuary in Caucasus was constructed in  Kish village in Shaki region.. Kish is very  old town in present day Azerbaijan.Some individuals are of the assessment that the congregation in kish remains on the  same  place where St. Elisha established his own Church. The sanctuary of St. Elisha in Kish is most often visited landmark tracing all the way back to the Caucasian Albanian time.Anything you could ever want, you will undoubtedly track down it on Nizami Street. This is one of the most renowned shopping roads in Baku, a hip and clamoring pedestrianized road with a rich assortment of shops, including little outlets, keepsake stores and stores. The fundamental shopping region starts at Fountain Square, and it is a focal point for garments, particularly in the very good quality shops. This area of the city is likewise remarkable for its costly and slick eateries and lodgings. Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan is renowned for a few touring spots, for example, Flame Towers, Old city or ghetto of Baku, Baku Boulevard, Shrivanshahs Palace, Bibi Heybat Mosque, National Museum of History, Fountain Square,Maiden tower  and Nizami street and more.Every person who visits  Baku  does   come to Nizami  street, Baku.

Cold Hands, Warm Heart” is a Christmas market coordinated in Baku, Azerbaijan for a foundation by Nargiz Fund consistently. The market is situated in the downtown area – Fountain Square. It is feasible to track down the range of items here, like dinner, toys, books, home items and so forth. Moreover, those guests partake in a lovely view and the soul of the occasion with embellishments and the music.

 

Gabala is one of the most gorgeous urban areas in Azerbaijan. It has numerous attractions, either verifiable or normal places that are attractions  for tourists. Individuals pick this locale to visit due to its many touring amazing open doors. Gabala is an extraordinary spot for its old designer from history as well as for the normal scene. Contrasted with past this locale has changed a ton, and presently it even has new framework which remembers skiing resort for the mountains as well as the carnival.

 

    THANKS A MILLION FOR VIEWING & COMMENTS.

 

 

LOVE IN THE AIR

 

 

Although our national bird is CHUKAR ( Alectoris chukur) and Shaheen Falcon is the symbolic icon of Pakistan Air force but here the purpose of writing this blog is to tell my readers about  behavior and living of many birds all over the world. It was early 2016 when I started constructing my house. It is big and large housing society & at that time had few constructed houses and a lot of trees. Behind my house there were Sugarcane, Wheat, Rice and maize fields, so I got an opportunity to see and study living and behavior of various species of birds like barn owls, tree babblers, Common Myna, wood packer, green bee eater, Crows, Yellow Weber, Black drongo , Dove ,Bulbul .common house sparrow oyster catcher ,Teeter. long tailed tits, and many more.

                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                                  Barn Owls

nest and roost in cavities, abandoned barns and other buildings, and dense trees. At night, Barn Owls hunt by flying low, back and forth over open habitats, checking out small rodents primarily by sound. Barn Owls require large areas of open land over which to hunt. this will either be marsh, grasslands, or mixed agricultural fields. For nesting and roosting, they like quiet cavities, either in trees or man-made structures like barns or silos., barn owls tend to divorce only when breeding isn’t going well—for example, if there are only a few eggs laid or now not many surviving chicks. When a pair is making a lot of babies, the birds continue to be quite loyal—and that chick-making relationship only gets higher with time due to the fact the two mate more often, doubtlessly maximizing the size of the household long-term.Barn owls are productive parents, often laying two broods per 12 months with up to eleven (an average of six) eggs per bro.But if  they don’t have many babies, both accomplice may choose to are looking for a new mate. Females have a tendency to go away the nest after divorce, even though some would possibly be pushed out as an alternative than choosing to go. What is regarded is that younger males are greater possibly to divorce than older ones are. When choosing partner, male barn owls prefer ladies with more  and large black spots on the pointers of their feathers, even though why precisely that’s regarded better is unknown.

 

                                                                                                               

       Black Drongo    

The Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus) is a little Asian passerine feathered creature of the drongo family Dicruridae. It is a typical inhabitant raiser in quite a bit of tropical southern Asia from southwest Iran through India and Pakistan east to southern China and Indonesia. It is an entirely dark fledgling with an unmistakable forked tail and measures 28 cm (11 in) long. Benefiting from bugs, it is regular in open rural territories and light woodland all through its range, roosting obviously on an uncovered roost or along force or phone lines. The species is known for its forceful conduct towards a lot bigger winged animals, for example, crows, never dithering to plunge bomb any flying creatures of prey that attacks its domain. This conduct gains it the casual name of King Crow. Littler feathered creatures regularly home in the very much protected region of a settling Black Drongo. Recently viewed as a subspecies (Dicrurus adsimilis macrocercus) of the African Fork-followed Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis), it is presently perceived as a full animal categories.About birds…Black Drongo are socially monogamous birds.

 

      common myna 

The common myna is promptly recognized by the earthy colored body, dark hooded head and the exposed yellow fix behind the eye. The bill and legs are brilliant yellow. There is a white fix on the external primaries and the wing lining on the underside is white. The genders are comparable and winged animals are normally found two by two. The calls incorporate croaks, screeches, twitters, snaps, whistles and ‘snarls’, and the winged creature regularly cushions its plumes and sways its head in singing. The normal myna shrieks alerts to its mate or different winged animals in instances of predators in vicinity or when it is going to take off flying. Common mynas are famous as confine flying creatures for their singing and “talking” capacities. Prior to resting in mutual perches, mynas vocalize as one, which is known as “common clamor. .The pair never mate in open space rather they hide themselves before doing sexual activities. Common Myna mate for life.

        green bee-eater     

The green bee-eater may be a tiny bee-eater bird that lives in components of Asia and Africa. it’s a small exquisite bird that has bright emerald inexperienced body covering. it’s a slender black stripe called a ‘gorget’ on its throat, and a black ‘mask’ running through its crimson eyes. Its 2 central, narrow, long black tail streamers also are distinctive, and are solely gift in mature birds. Male and feminine birds look an equivalent. Their breeding time starts in March. They often make a tunnel in a sandy bank. Their tunnel can be five feet long. The eggs are glossy white. Egg incubation time is fifteen days.

WOODPECKER     

 

 

The red-headed woodpecker is a little woodpecker around 7-9 crawls long with a wingspan of 14-17 inches. It has a red head, neck and upper bosom. It has a white lower chest and stomach, dark wings with a white fix on the back and a dark tail. It has a long, solid, sharp bill and bruised eyes. Guys and females resemble the other the same. Its eats creepy crawlies, bugs, nuts, seeds, berries etc.The red-headed woodpecker is omnivorous. It eats creepy crawlies, bugs, worms, nuts, seeds, berries, products of the soil little well evolved creatures. It might likewise eat fowl eggs, youngsters, and mice. The red-headed woodpecker doesn’t penetrate into trees to unearth creepy crawlies as frequently as different woodpeckers. Rather, it roosts on a tree limb or fence post and trusts that flying prey will pass by, or it scavenges on the ground for nourishment. Woodpecker pair mate for life. It is a homogeneous bird.

 

 Quail   

Quail, Small pear-shaped game bird. Breeds in taller grassland and grain fields in east to central Asia and winters in similar habitat in Africa, southern Europe, and South Asia. Rarely seen, and most frequently detected by male’s emphatic whistled “wet-my-lips!” song, which may tend in the dark . When flushed, explodes from underfoot and flies off strongly with whirring wing beats and short glides. Plumage cryptic and streaky brown with pale eyebrow; male has black throat stripe. Very almost like Japanese Quail, whose male features a much darker face; females, immature birds, and domestic types (kept as captive for eggs and may escape) are probably not safely separable within the field. Meat is very delicious and people love to catch quails during wheat harvesting time.

                                                                                                                           Hoopoes 

 

Hoopoes are very beautiful and colorful birds with black beak. These birds are available all over Asia and Africa. Hoopoe eat earth worms and insects and get feed on the ground. They are territorial birds and male Hoopoe usually publicize the ownership of the territory. Male Hoopoe fight with rival male. They make their nests in a hole of a tree or in walls with very narrow entry point. Female Hoopoe alone incubate eggs for more than 15 days while during incubation period male feed the female. This bird has an oil gland that can produce smelling secretion foul. Hoopoes are monogamous and female never cheat.

ABOUT SINGING, DIVORCE & PROSTITUTION AMONGST BIRDS.

In the spring, a youngster’s extravagant softly goes to musings of affection,” the saying goes. The equivalent might be said of winged creatures. That is on the grounds that spring is when most flying creatures go to family commitments—they mate, manufacture homes, lay eggs and raise youthful. For what reason do winged animals sing such a great amount during this time, however?  Singing is a significant piece of the rearing cycle, which starts when transitory male fowls arrive at their settling  ground.They for the most part show up before the female winged creatures, giving every male time to set up a settling an area and guard it against different guys of similar species. Singing is a type of correspondence that fortifies this proprietorship—declaring through flying creature tunes that “this is my region.”like humans, they routinely provide parental care and are socially monogamous. And like us, birds divorce. But instead of the complicated emotions that drive our own behavior, birds are presumably motivated by powerful biological forces to divorce. The key to understanding divorce in birds is in understanding their reproductive behavior and the urge to maximize individual lifetime reproductive success, i.e., the total number of young that are successfully fledged over a lifetime. According to the report about the study published by BBC News Online, some female penguins sneak around on their partners. These birds have sex with unattached males and take a pebble from the male’s nest after having sex.We’ve all heard it countless times: Certain species of bird’s mate for life, including geese, swans, cranes, and eagles. It’s a true statement, for the most part, but it’s only part of the story. Lots of monogamous bird species cheat, and some “divorce”—but at rates much lower than humans. To my way of thinking monogamous are not necessarily faithful partners, but thy care for each other and for the young of their nests. Cheating, or “extra-pair copulation” also occurs, but rarely, among birds of sexually monogamous, mated-for-life species.We’ve all heard it countless times: Certain species of bird’s mate for life, including geese, swans, cranes, and eagles. It’s a true statement, for the most part, but it’s only part of the story. Lots of

 

Coming  Valentine’s Day, take inspiration from some of the great bird species that mate for life.

Black Vultures stick together. Bald Eagle mate for life unless one of the two dies.Laysan Albatrosses, which don’t breed until they’re eight or nine years old, are monogamous. Mute Swan pairs stay together for life. However, divorce does occur in less than 3 percent of mates that breed successfully and 9 percent that don’t.Whooping Cranes—which are monogamous and mate for life.Atlantic Puffins stick with their partners for good, returning to the same burrow each season, sharing egg-incubating and parenting duties.

CONCLUSION.

For every 100 marriages in Iceland, there are 31 divorces; in Belgium, the divorce rate is almost 60 percent; and for every two marriages in the United States, another one falls apart [source: CDC, NationMaster.com]. Perhaps humans could learn a thing or two from the birds on this one: More than 90 percent of all birds are monogamous, meaning they maintain an essentially exclusive relationship, or pair bond, with just one member of the opposite sex.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A MEDIVAL TOWN OF BELGIUM.

 

 

The year was 1979 when I made my first visit to Germany. I was 26  with smart young physique looking person having attractive black & brown eyes (sorry for the self-praise) but it is dam truth as many ladies including my wife had the same opinion. In summer 1980, Me and my friend Mr. Rana Khan (who still lives in Germany) planned to visit Belgium. At that time European Union was not in existence and it was very difficult to get Belgium Visa. However, with the help of a belgique lady we got the visa and visited Brussels and Antwerp. After that I been to Germany many times but never thought to visit Belgium again. Even in August last year I along with my wife landed at Brussels airport but without staying there we went to Luxembourg and then to France.

I had a plan in my mind to visit Belgium in 2020 but due to corona virus, it was not possible to travel abroad and this year I will remain at home. From January 2020 till today I am at home spending much of my time sitting before computer in learning Coral Draw and now I am able to create logo designs.On 4th July,2020, a few countries of European Union lifted lock down. Taking this opportunity my younger daughter & her husband (Both live in Europe) drove toward Belgium by their Mercedes car.Their 2-day stay was in BRUGES city of Belgium. Upon return they provided me few pictures and material for writing my next blog. So, this blog is about Bruges to whom some people say city of Castles while many call it Haunted City. It is also called city of canals. Situated in northwestern Belgium, Bruges is one of Europe’s most very much protected medieval towns, flaunting an old-world appeal and sentimental climate. When a significant community for Flemish workmanship and materials, Bruges today is most popular for its delightful waterways.Situated in northwestern Belgium, Bruges is one of Europe’s most very much protected medieval towns, flaunting an old-world appeal and sentimental climate. When a significant community for Flemish workmanship and materials, Bruges today is most popular for its delightful waterways.

Bruges might be the biggest city in the West Flanders territory; however, it is still little enough to investigate by strolling. The primary fascination in Bruges is the postcard-flawless Old Town. Encircled by pleasant channels and medieval dividers, the architecturally significant area is abounding in wonderful old engineering including Romanesque and Gothic holy places like the Church of Our Lady that houses a Michelangelo design, and the Basilica of the Holy Blood, which professes to have a vial of blood from Jesus Christ. The Church of Our Lady with its 122-meter block steeple, overwhelms the horizon of the city. It is actually the ‘high spot’ of the stonemason’s craft in medieval Bruges. It took two centuries (thirteenth fifteenth) to fabricate the congregation. Among the numerous workmanship treasures is a delightful Carrara marble Madonna and Child design by Michelangelo.The city’s most acclaimed milestone is the Markt Square tower. Guests can climb this thirteenth century ringer tower to appreciate stupendous perspectives on the city. Different destinations not to miss incorporate the fantastic Gruuthuse Mansion, and the great Saint John’s Hospital, which was worked in 1188. Must-do exercises in Bruges incorporate visiting the historical centers, which display the city’s way of life, customs and fine arts by popular Flemish specialists. Walks around cobblestone boulevards offer many shops selling flavorful chocolates, Belgian brew and conventional lacework. Picturesque waterway travels are promptly accessible, while horse-drawn carriage rides present sentimental encounters.Belgium is one shocking nation to investigate! Let’s face it, for a generally little nation, it sneaks up suddenly with all the exquisite towns and urban areas in Belgium to visit. From the perpetual waffle houses in Brussels to the delightful waterways of Bruges, there are urban areas in Belgium that will suit each guest’s preferences, I’m certain. Bruges is a dazzling capital city of West Flanders, concealed in northwest Belgium. Once here, make a point to visit in the focal piazza region called the Markt. It’s the thumping heart of Bruges with heaps of little shops and eateries to visit – that being stated, they’re  FrieFries (frites in French or frieten in Flemish) are to some degree the national dish of Belgium.

BELGIUM FOOD

Moules-frites, in French, Mosselen-Friet, in Flemish, or mussels with fries, is an exemplary Belgian dish you can discover at pretty much any bistro or brasserie in Brussels. It’s one of the nourishments to eat in Belgium. The most widely recognized way mussels are served in Belgium is steamed in white wine, in large dark mussel pots. Notwithstanding wine, moules marinières additionally contain shallots, parsley, and spread. Other cooking strategies incorporate cream, lager, or even mustard sauce.You’ll never hear a Belgian call them “french fries”, not in any event, when talking in English. There’s a great deal of discussion around who developed seared potatoes, yet I guarantee you – Belgians culminated them. When you eat fries in Belgium, they’ll never taste as great anyplace else’s.

 

Meatballs are a Belgian top choice, on the two sides of the language partition, and are generally a blend of hamburger and pork. In Flanders, balletjes or “balls” are frequently served covered in pureed tomatoes, or, now and again, Frikadellen-style; seared in spread with Belgian cherry sauce.

1.More than 50 castles are in Bruges.

2.Belgium invented fries not American.

3.You can see the Burges High way from the moon.

4.There are more than 80 bridges in Burges.

5.There are countless myths and legends.

Before concluding this informative article, my Humbel request to European nations,

Please leave double edge diplomacy- Some time back you were making law against wearing HIJAB covering face by Muslim women and now you are making Law to wear face masks Mandatory.

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