Our country is amazing, impresses with its vastness and beauty. Every region, city, village has its own history, culture, nature. Russia has so many places worthy of admiration, and many of them are truly wonders of the world – unique and unique in the world. Lake Baikal is one of such places. About the trip to him and want to tell.
M th a journey to lake Baikal began from Nizhny Novgorod airport. Direct flights to Irkutsk no – flight was through Moscow. Five hours flight from the capital of our Motherland, and you are in Irkutsk. The airport of the Siberian city meets welcome: Souvenirs, herbal teas, healing balms and gems for every taste.
To lake Baikal is still far. No, of course, compared to Moscow, close is some 100-120 km away. Everything in our world is relative. Let’s not waste time and go in search of transport that will take us to the largest and deepest lake in the world. From Irkutsk, the nearest town, which offers the beauty of lake Baikal is Listvyanka. It can be reached by bus or taxi. I wanted a quiet location to observe local nature, and I chose the latter. A trip to Listvyanka lasted about an hour, and I caught myself thinking that the local nature is very similar to ours. If I didn’t know that I was five thousand miles away from home, I’d think that the food Continue reading
Lake Plastira – Thessaly Switzerland
Lake Plastira (the official name of the Tavropos ) is an artificial lake . located in the mountains of Thessaly (kardítsa district), at an altitude of 750 meters, supplying water to the Hydroelectric settlement and Tavropos of Karditsa.
The Tavropos reservoir – manmade – blue “shred” on a green canvas created by nature; the creation of man and nature, which became one of the most beautiful places in Greece, ideal for a relaxing holiday in all seasons .
Interestingly, the human intervention has not worsened the climate of the region, but rather is improved, contributing to the development of this district in all spheres of life and especially in travel .
Currently the lake Plastira with its scattered here and there, traditional villages, beautiful fjords, crystal clear water, in which more than 10 species of fish, on the right is the decoration district of Karditsa.
In addition, lake Plastira has a remarkably convenient geographical position, is situated at 325 km from the capital of Greece and 250 km from Thessaloniki.
In ancient times there ran the river Tavropos . which in the South was connected to Acheloos . the second longest river of Western Greece. The very same area was called Continue reading
Lake Mushed is the largest in Maine, USA. It is located among the peaks of Longfellow and is buried in the forests that surround it. Here originates the river Kennebec.
For a long time this area was uncharted. It was opened by Henry David Thoreau, when he investigated these places with guides-Indians. It happened in the middle of the XVIII century. After nearly a century it has built several hotels for the rich tourists who tend to be very secluded and peaceful rest. Beautiful wild nature, clear water of the lake and forest air is the best suited for this.
Until recently the lake was Mushed so-called “local secret”, open only for the initiated. It was visited by residents of nearby towns, as well as extreme skiers and sports fans hard-core. Gradually, however, the lake Mushed and the surrounding area began to develop as a tourist center. And today it is very popular among tourists. Every visitor will find here beautiful landscapes, and relaxing in this area will distract from city vanity and noise of the metropolis.
For maximum comfort of tourists to travel to the lake are special routes from the cities of Bangor and Portland, and it won’t take travelers more than two hours. Here you can find entertainment for every taste. Continue reading