They have their own secrets.
In hot climates people have to fight the heat not only 3 summer months of the year. Besides, summer here is much hotter than, for example, in Central Russia. How do they cope? The answer is in our article. Some brilliant ideas you can borrow.
Talk about how people from hot countries adapt to a difficult climate.
In Myanmar, widespread homemade cosmetics Tanatar. Here grows the tree Tanaka. People take the sawdust of this tree, grind them into the dust and moisten with water — it turns a kind of paste. Women and children apply it on your face, and it solidifies on the skin. When it tightens it rather cool. This mask protects from the sun and from drying out of the skin. By the way, these filings are sold at every step.
Here, demand for natural deodorant crystals. You can buy them at the pharmacy. And there is a special powder Lola: Thais put it on the face as protection from the scorching sun.
And in the heat of the Thais love to drink a refreshing iced coffee.
As everywhere in hot countries, the first rule here is to drink plenty of water. The people of Tanzania also drink sugarcane juice. A night of no sleep in pajamas or nightgown in the usual sense — sleep in traditional clothes called “canga” (or “hang”). It is very light and thin cotton handkerchief.
4. Sri Lanka
One of the main methods of the struggle with summer heat in many Mediterranean, Latin American and Asian countries is Siesta — Siesta. In Sri Lanka, for example, approximately 12 to 16 hours closed all stores. In the food use of watermelon, melon, cucumber, mint, zucchini, cabbage, and other “cooling” products. Add some lime, but the ice is not used. At lunchtime Lankans use coconut juice: it is very refreshing. Many households here you can see the coconut trees.
Indian cuisine is famous for its abundance of spices: such food helps intense sweating. People here wear light cotton clothes and cover their heads with white handkerchiefs — even men, though it looks to an outside observer, very funny.
The heat makes a good mango. Thus, in Indian families, popular homemade refreshing mango cocktail, which is prepared from unripe fruit. This cocktail is particularly suited for countries with high humidity.
In the daytime, the Vietnamese are trying to move less, sit for a long time in a cafe, go slowly. About exercise and not talking — they should be postponed until the evening or until morning.
Inside the cafe install air conditioners or fans and on the terraces — the fans with the spray of water.
Men love bully t-shirts and shirts and the bare belly for better cooling. And, of course, are the fans.
Lime or lemon juice, which can be found on every corner, helps the people of this country to cope with the heat. People carry small towels that they regularly moisten with water, and then wipe their face and chest area.
Italians try to eat more fish than meat, and not to appear on the street from 11 to 16 hours.
In every Italian house, you will definitely find aloe Vera: the juice of this plant saves people from sunburn.
Also fans and parasols to beat the heat helps Chinese green tea that is consumed here in large quantities. Everywhere you can find special glasses just containers for the beverage, so you can always carry it with you.
In the heat in China eat sorbet and jelly desserts, green tea including.
Residents of Brazil are advised to wear in the heat of a white robe. In this country, everywhere drinking branded alcoholic drink — the Caipirinha (prepared on the basis of lime, cane sugar, ice and strong alcohol — rum). And, of course, familiar to us from the TV series coconut juice straight from the coconut. And they freeze the juice and use coconut ice cubes as a kind of candy.
11. Caucasus countries
Here in the heat drink dairy products such as ayran. And the Kalmyks are advised to drink salted tea with lamb fat. I wonder what that drink taste like?
In Japan there is a special bell — furin. It is believed that they are “cool mind”. This fixture is made of glass, metal and ceramics. The tongue is attached paper tape, and at the slightest movement of air, the chimes emit delicate and gentle sound associated with wind and water. Sound furina at the subconscious level is associated with a feeling of coolness.
Bonus: the heat affects not only people, but animals
Workers of zoos offer animals a refreshing fruit such as watermelon.
Lemurs in the zoo, Changzhou issued a watermelon on a piece of ice, because China is now very hot. According to one of the lemurs in the photo above, it really is.
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