After Living for 9 Years in India, This Russian Girl Finds It Difficult to Adjust Within Local Culture, This Is What Surprises Her
India is known for its diverse cultures and traditions which are followed by people from different backgrounds and castes. This can also be called the beauty of India that people who have different set of beliefs live with peace and harmony. It is not easy for even an Indian to adjust with the cultures of different parts of India so how can it be easy for a foreigner to understand and adjust with it.
Today, we will tell you about a Russian female blogger, Anna Tihaya who was born and brought up in Moscow but for the last 9 years she is living in Puducherry which is in the southern part of India and we will also talk about what traditions surprise her till date. She shares her experiences on a blog, Indian Wife and here is a list of some facts that she has talked about.
1Indians like to eat freshly cooked food only
Anna found it quite strange that Indians especially the women store vegetables and other raw items in the refrigerator but they don’t like to store cooked food for getting it consumed the next day. Indian women like to cook one meal at a time because they believe that eating freshly cooked food is good for health and consuming stale food can cause sickness.
2Muslim women wear colorful clothing
Usually, the Muslim women are seen in black burqas in most parts of the world but in
3Fathers take active part in raising kids
Fathers are pretty active in taking care of their kids and they can be seen taking their kids to parks, cafes
4Everybody gets bald at Venkateshwara temple, Tirupati
The devotees from all around the world pay visit to Venkateshwara temple, Tirupati in order to sacrifice their hair to the God to get rid of the worldly evils, sins and for seeking the blessings of the God. Anna has also done that, in
5Meals are served in big plates and good quantity with variety of items
The standard serving of lunch is known as Thali in India and in some of the restaurants, many dishes are served in Thali. Anna finds it quite interesting that Indians have sweets after lunch and dinner and the tea also has a good amount of sugar and milk in it.