Did you know that real life crucifixions happen every Easter in the Philippines? Or that the cheesy-smelling H‡karl is a local Icelandic dish that consists of basking shark that’s been buried and fermented for several months? Perhaps you know that the largest living organism is the humongous fungus that lives on the Wisonsin border or that if you eat a different kind of apple every day for six years you still wouldn’t have eaten all the varieties that can be grown in England. Just some of the extraordinary facts that you’ll discover in this snapshot of fifty countries and their local customs – perfect for anyone interested in the world around them.
Africa: Algeria, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa; Australia: Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore; Europe: Bosnia, England, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Malta, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine; Far East: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, Japan, Pakistan, South India, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan; Middle East: Egypt, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria; North America: Canada, Jamaica, United States, The Bahamas; Oceans & Seas: Bay of Bengal, Black Sea, North Sea, Pacific Ocean, The Atlantic; South America: Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia.
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