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The Amazing lake of a thousand Islands in China Forum on Dao De

 

There are so many amazing places, and this was the result of human activity.

Known for its crystal clear water, Qiandao Lake, or thousand Islands, appeared in 1959, as a result of damming of the Xin’an river for the construction of hydropower plants in Zhejiang province formed the largest freshwater lake in Eastern China — Zandaka (Lake of a thousand Islands). Its name it received because of 1078 small and big Islands on it.

The water is so clean that served as the basis for the creation of a Chinese mineral water brand Nongfu Spring.

This unique artificial lake is 1078 Islands. 81% of the island territory covered with forests – the area is extremely beautiful Islands on the lake and around it represents the largest area of forest Park of China, home to 90 species of birds, 60 species of wild animals. Here was built the first in China hydroelectric. From here were resettled farmers from 1377 villages, 20 thousand hectares of arable land disappeared in the lake area of 573 sq km and with 1078 islets.

Currently in lake Qiandaohu mastered 13 scenic areas. If tourists wish to enjoy the picturesque Continue reading

Holiday on lake Zapolska

Vladimir region. The nature of this region — one of the most beautiful in Russia. The reserved forests of Meshchora, where grow in abundance mushrooms and berries, crystal clear lakes and rivers, fresh air — all this makes the rest of the city is perfect. Closeness to nature, tranquility, silence broken only by birdsong and the rustle of leaves, extremely beneficial to holidaymakers emotional balance, thereby restoring their health.

The pearl of the Vladimir nature is considered to be Zapolska lake, on the shore of which is situated the club hotel «vélez” – recreation. Great lake Zapolski, it is worthy of the brush of the artist and poetic odes! Crystal lake water transparent to the bottom, where amongst the seaweed, looking closer, you notice the fish. No wonder here love to ride those for whom the best rest — to sit with a fishing rod in the pond, to throw the spinning rod, and then to prepare a soup that a week those who “eat from dishes”, will discuss the pike-perch and pickerel, inevitably privirea their size.

Natural sandy beaches, well-appointed and supported by our employees, warmed by the summer sun, comfortable water temperature — such conditions are ideal for a beach holiday, where all the conditions for a relaxed and “felting” Continue reading

Journey to the unique lake Natron

We know that on Earth there are many places with extreme habitat, which sometimes look quite harmless and friendly, but it is hardly possible to say something similar about lake Natron. Should try to describe it in colors, like immediately come to mind only such epithets as alien, bloody and lifeless, that is partly true.

The lake appeared in the midst of the mountain massif of the East African rift, near the border with Kenya and in close proximity to the volcano Ol Doinyo of Lengai. Seismic activity began in this region over 2 million years ago and becoming commonplace for many years, gradually changed the landscape and has refined the earth’s crust, preparing the space for lakes such as Natron, Manyara and Eyasi. Mountain river has eroded the volcanic rocks and formed in the lowlands reservoirs, each of which acquired certain characteristics and, perhaps, the most bizarre brainchild turned out it was the Natron.

With special bacteria which gives the lake a red tint, the pond becomes like a creation of science fiction writers, just like the ocean is sentient protoplasm from the book “Solaris”. Moreover, the lake temperature reaches 50-60 degrees Celsius and the alkaline level is off the charts – it makes the pond is totally unsuitable for most Continue reading