Souvenirs from Spain: toy and elite, elegant and sharply sharpened, delicious and unique
Everyone who went on a journey forborder - no matter on a ski resort or exotic islands, in the historical study of cultural or architectural monuments of different countries or on a trip with the purpose of shopping, at the end of the holiday, he always thinks about choosing souvenirs. These are any little things that remind you of visiting a foreign country, having fun in it and the incredible impressions experienced during the trip, which can be put at home in a prominent place or presented to your relatives and friends.
Visiting the magnificent country of Spain, with itsan unusual culture, way of life and the whole atmosphere, you can not leave it without taking any souvenir, for example, real castanets or delicious Spanish sherry. Such things - one can be sure of that - will not serve as usual dust collectors, but remain the most vivid memories of the time spent abroad, carefree and exciting.
So, what souvenirs from Spain will be the mostunusual and interesting, the most memorable pieces of memory? As already mentioned above, such can be a national percussion musical instrument - castanets created from two concave shell-plates, connected together by a cord. The best (and most expensive) castanets are made from the hardest wood, much cheaper - from fiberglass. Buy such a musical miracle in any souvenir shop, and learn how to tap a cheerful rhythm - right on the streets. Naturally, you can not visit Spain - the homeland of the bullfight, and do not bring with you a variety of souvenirs-bulls (bulls) made of different materials. From glass and wood, metal and even plush - without their talisman-bull, no one will remain.
Souvenirs from Spain can be playful andtoy, as described above, or maybe quite different - elegant, like gorgeous fans (of all sizes, lace, paper, wood or plastic) or expensive and solid, like real weapons produced in the city of Toledo. Magnificent steel, once glorified this city, today in the crafty hands of masters turns into copies of famous swords and swords, willingly bought up by tourists from all over the globe. The sword of Toledo is not a knickknack, it is a piece of the great history of Spain, partly a symbol of it, so such a souvenir presented to someone will certainly be appreciated.
Memorable souvenirs can also be very tasty -this fabulously delicious jamon is a raw ham, which is a national Spanish delicacy. This dish can be sold in two forms: a more expensive jamon serrano (mountain jamon) and a jamon iberico (black leg) available to any guest of the country. You can also bring from a trip across Spain sherry, one of the most famous brands of Spanish wine, which is produced in the vicinity of the city of Jerez de la Frontera. Customers can choose dry sherry "Fino", featuring a bitterish-fresh almond flavor and an attractive pale straw color, a dry sort of wine called "Amontillado" with a hazelnut flavor, rich amber color or a soft "Manzanilla" variety, strong and extraordinarily aromatic.
For the beautiful half of humanitydesigned jewelery souvenirs from Spain - wonderful ornaments of skilled handmade, inlaid with gold and silver or made from artificial pearls grown on the island of Mallorca. Women will not remain indifferent to high-quality Spanish ceramics produced in some areas, including Toledo, Valencia and Catalonia, and also in Andalusia, where ancient medieval traditions of pottery have been preserved.
If you want to surprise friends, bringunusual souvenirs from Spain - a real Spanish guitar, woven multi-colored carpets with a hand pattern or Valencian porcelain, always original and high-quality. For football fans an excellent gift will be a variety of symbols of local clubs ("Barcelona" or "Real Madrid"), bought in numerous museums dedicated to these teams.