Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
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„I took this photo in the grasslands of Inner Mongolia. When a boy is born, his family prays that he will become a good wrestler. The ancient tradition is still a status symbol in the nomadic community here, and the focus of many young men’s lives.“
… Thirteen percent of Scots are natural redheads, putting them ahead even of the Northern Irish and Welsh (each roughly ten percent). Red is the least-common hair color, as only two percent of the world population has the “ginger” gene, which is also responsible for freckles.
On April 15, Buddhists in Myanmar use plastic bowls and water pistols to soak each other with water. The water festival is part of the New Year’s celebrations there – and for many a welcome opportunity to cool off.