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
Small sea is a unique lake of the Mediterranean sea
In Spain (province of Murcia) is a unique so-called Small sea (Spanish name – La Manga del Mar Menor). This is a kind of lagoon, which is limited from the Mediterranean sea by a strip of sand, i.e. is in reality a lake. The length of the spit is 20 km from the sea width varies from 50 to 500 meters.
Features Small sea
Thanks to this feature, at the same time you can swim in two seas, the Small sea is so salty that, while it is impossible to drown. Mediterranean sea and Small sea here in Spain are characterized by absolute purity, and nearby there is no industry.
Small sea is the largest European salt lake, there is more than 50 magnificent beaches. The main feature of the lake is a small depth, a complete lack of waves, constantly warm water. Adds to the local flavor of the mild climate, the pleasant sea breeze, constant sunshine and absolutely clear water.
Family vacation on the Small sea
Particularly popular is the Small sea to conduct a leisurely family vacation, because of its small depth and lack of waves allows even young children to enjoy swimming. On the coast there are many tourist centers and hotels of different level, so tourists can choose the best option.
In addition to the perfect beach holiday the coast of Murcia, offers Continue reading
Slovenia was once part of Yugoslavia, but in contrast to their nearest neighbors managed with no one to fight, to preserve and to multiply the created under socialism the excellent infrastructure of recreation.
Slovenia today is a developed European country with comfortable hotels, thermal pools, saunas and beauty centres, modern highways, which are worn latest, highly polished, model European small car, a pretty Alpine villages scattered among the picturesque landscapes.
By the way, about the level of development of Slovenia and its credibility in the international arena is evidenced by the fact that it is one of 14 countries whose citizens can enter the U.S. without a visa.
Slovenia borders Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia.
It combines geographical and cultural characteristics of the Mediterranean, the Alps and Central Europe. There is a stark contrast of the local landscapes and the amazing variety of climatic zones – one hour you can be transported from the steep cliffs of the Julian Alps past picturesque valleys, waterfalls and glacial lakes, on the Adriatic coast.
Julian (Julian) Alps is a mountain range, a spur of the Alps, located in the Slovenian countryside Carniola.
The Julian Alps are in the North-Western part of Slovenia in Italy, and also borders with the southern Continue reading