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The History of Sauces

Even Voltaire used to notice in a rather acrid manner that there are more than twenty religious sects in England but only one sauce. In that way he underlined that the English traditional cuisine was too poor and dull according to his opinion. But we never hear the same words addressed to the French cooking culture. Today one can find more than three thousand different sauces in the French cuisine and in the time of Voltaire there were a little fewer recipes.

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Tibet: Center of Spiritual Tourism

Nowadays this relatively small place in Himalayas is a real magnet for the huge flow of tourists. Among them one can meet the lovers of the exotic cultures, the extreme fans who prefer the mountains and sleeping outside to the comfortable hotels and sunny beaches and the serious pilgrims who want to get acquainted with the center of Eastern philosophy. The ones who enjoy the unusual nature full of contrasts also may find a lot of interesting in Tibet.

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