9 of the strangest souvenirs

9 of the strangest souvenirs

According to a survey by SkyScanner, every year tourists all over the world spend nearly six billion euros on souvenirs. The sixth part of the purchases brought immediately sent to the trash. And seven percent of the respondents admitted that they could not stand it when they were given fridge magnets as a gift from their trips.

But, besides the usual magnets and trinkets, there are a myriad of other memorable gifts that can be brought from the trip. Beer from elephant dung, key chain from scrotum kangaroo and other strange souvenirs that are sold in different countries of the world.

1. Bolivia: the embryos of llamas and other animals

Lama embryos are very popular with the locals. They are sold on the famous Bolivian Witch market (and not only) among other strange sacral objects. During the construction of a new house in the basement under one of the corners, the embryo of a llama or alpaca is buried. It is believed that a house built on the embryo of a llama will last for a long time and will attract prosperity and wealth.But the embryos pigs are used as a guardian in a long journey.

2. Japan: Beer from Elephant Feces

Inventive Japanese created an unusual dark beer, the raw material for which was coffee cherries, which were in the elephant's intestinal tract. This variety is called Un, Kono Kuro, from the Japanese word Unko, which actually means “shit”. A dark liquid with a specific aroma is not only an exotic souvenir, but also an expensive gift: one bottle costs about five thousand rubles.

3. Malaysia, Philippines: wallets and handbags from toads

From traveling in Southeast Asia, you can bring such an original and practical gift to your beloved mother-in-law or boss. Made from whole toad, this souvenir can cause a fit of disgust in many. Here, double standards clearly work: for some reason, the purse from a crocodile or python skin does not cause rejection in most of them ...

4. Japan: Tuttuki Bako

This strange gadget is a small box with a built-in display and a recess for inserting a finger. The device is designed to digitize the user's finger and poke them in the characters on the display. Brilliant, isn't it? Starring: a panda cub, an amoeba, a girl's face, a little man and the sea bottom - this selection alone, to be honest, tickles the brain.There is information that the device can be reflashed and add more piquant scenes there.

5. Australia: charms and bottle openers from the scrotum Kangaroo

We say "Australia" - we mean a kangaroo. This marsupial has long been a symbol of the Green Continent. Therefore, it is not surprising that one of the most popular souvenirs is the scrotum of a poor animal, made in the form of a key fob or bottle opener. When you pet them, the kangaroo in the next world is nice!

6. Vietnam, China: Snake Wine

As raw materials for the manufacture of this unusual drink using poisonous snakes. It is prepared by insisting creeping in solvents such as alcohol or rice vodka. Ethanol denatures snake venom proteins so that it becomes harmless. Wine producers claim that it cures many diseases, but experts believe that its healing properties are greatly exaggerated in order to attract potential buyers.

7. Ecuador: dried tsantsa heads

What about the idea of ​​bringing a dried human head as a gift? Once, the Hivaro Indians, famous bounty hunters, did not just kill their enemies, but made charms from their heads, after removing the skull.Such a talisman could fit in the palm, and it could be worn around the neck.

The horrible traditions of Khivaro attracted the attention of Europeans, who generously paid for terrible and rare souvenirs. First, the demand for heads gave rise to mass killings of people, but soon the problem was solved by imitation of goat and monkey skin. Now on the Internet you can find masters who will make a personalized head from the photo - a great gift to the enemy.

8. California, USA: Scorpion Candies

Since 1982, the Californian confectionery company HOTLIX has been making unusual sweets filled with insects. Their most popular product is scorpion candies, which disperse like hot cakes for $ 5 each. And scorpions there are not toy, but the most real, edible. They are thermally treated and alcoholized, so they are completely safe to use. According to the description of those who have tried these piece sweets, the taste of the frightening candy filling resembles the taste of walnuts.

9. Different countries of the world: elephant dung

If you do not like beer (see point 1), then you can simply buy elephant dung, packed in a nice box or by weight.The zoos of the world started trading in elephant feces, since the production there goes smoothly and one animal produces up to 50 kg of product per day. Zoos in Vienna, Kharkov and Prague began to sell manure of elephants, and in the Russian Kaliningrad it was distributed in vain.

The Schenkscheisse.eu website appeared on the expanses of the European Internet, with the help of which you can anonymously send elephant dung to your abuser in gift wrapping. A box with smelly contents weighing 200 grams costs 17.77 euros, or about 1,200 rubles. That's really true: with good advertising and beautiful wrapping, you can even sell shit.

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