Lake Louise (Lake Louise) in Banff national Park (Canada)
Lake Louise (Lake Louise) is located in Banff national Park in Canada, the southern canadian Rockies. The lake area is 0.8 sq km, a length of about 2 km, width…

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ExtremeGuide - Hike to the foot of Belukha
HOW TO GO HIKING: To submit a request. Agree on the details. Prepayment 30%. Payment and preparation of equipment. Start of the hike. Day 1 — a Meeting of the…

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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

The Lake of Samara and the Volga Federal district

Volga Federal district is a territory adjacent to the Volga or close to it situated, economically and geographically adjacent to it. Within the Volga region allocated comparatively upbeat with the right Bank of the Volga upland and the left Bank — the so-called Zavolzhie. Earlier was a part of Volga Bulgaria, great Tartary.

The area is located in the Eastern part of the Russian plain on the banks of the Volga. The Park area is approximately 536 thousand sq. km. In the district include: Astrakhan, Penza, Orenburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Kirov, Saratov, Ulyanovsk, Volgograd, Samara region, Republic of Udmurtia, Bashkortostan, Tatarstan, Chuvashia, Mari-El, Mordovia and Perm region. Center of Volga Federal district Samara is considered. In the name of Samara can be traced from Eastern roots. “Himself” (or “sham”) – arid, steppe, hot. “Ar” is a water stream, river, ditch. Samara – river steppes. The city has a variety of hydrological objects in the first place, of course, the Volga and the rivers Samara and Juice, the springs and lakes of Samara.

The most famous of the lake Samara– Voronezh lakes – a unique monument of nature, miraculously survived among the stone houses. Unfortunately, during the construction of the complex “Empire” were closed ground water and one lake went dry. One of the oldest resort areas of the Volga region are the lakes Elton and Baskunchak Continue reading