Western Siberia, on the border of the Yamal-Nenets and Khanty-Mansi Autonomous districts, there is an amazing place – a unique national Park Numto. A miracle of light, almost a virgin land that holds the memories of many generations of local people – Khanty, Mansi and forest. Since time immemorial people have been living here in harmony with nature. They don’t try to change it, and listen to wise counsel, and therefore survive in such a harsh climate. In the heart of the Park is the beautiful lake Numto. The lake is from ancient times considered sacred. The name itself – Numto, means God or heavenly lake. The outlines resemble a human figure, and the small island his heart and eyes. According to tradition near the lake you cannot fight, it is forbidden to fish. On the island the “heart” you can not tear the berries, and get on it only have the right men and children – there never was a woman’s foot.
According to the legend, the lake has become dropped on the ground the son of the Supreme heavenly God NUMA, Nameboy. Since then, the surrounding forests are inhabited with unseen beasts and miracles happen.
Long ago, in ancient times lived in these places deer, but not simple, and six-legged. They could easily outrun the most agile of hunters. And, if you know that you won’t get caught, Continue reading
Experienced travellers and people who are often traveling to different lands to travel, sometimes ask the question: where else would I need to visit, what places to visit? In the world, of course, such places are vast. Not enough for three lives, to all to visit. But there are special places which should visit everyone who competes for the title of a seasoned traveler.
One such place is lake Baikal. It is also called the pearl of the world. And it’s not just because more than a quarter of world reserves of very pure fresh water. In the first place — is a sacred space, impregnated with tremendous spiritual energy. About the uniqueness of lake Baikal is the presence of many endemic species in its waters. The best-known among endemic species — the Baikal seal, is a kind of a seal and a Baikal omul.
All year the lake attracts thousands and thousands of tourists and fishermen from Russia and from all over the world. Many people visit Baikal every year, regularly getting “recharged”. The peak of activity of tourists, fishing enthusiasts, scholars and tourists have, of course, in the summer, when people can wash and immerse yourself in the famous the purest Baikal water. The locals and the guides will gladly tell you old legends and that from ancient times passed down from generation to generation, and discoveries Continue reading
At an altitude of almost 1000 meters above sea level lies the unique lake Arey, on which different sides of the towering mountain ranges of Apple and Malkhanskiy. The length of this lake is more than three kilometers, stretching among magnificent pine and cedar forests, and its width is two miles. No river in the lake, the depth of which is thirteen and a half meters, not flows, and underground water is fed only salt water area.
The lake area has received the status of nature monument in 1980, and for environmentalists it is considered one of the most valuable places in the beautiful nature of the Zabaikalsk region. The keen interest of environmental organizations to the pond by the unique properties of water: salinity area is 250 mg/l – the amount of minerals in water is to a lesser degree, but also the lake water are bicarbonate, slightly alkaline and sodium-calcium-magnesium, which attests to their miraculous healing properties. With the filing of the population living in these places, the lake is planned to assign the status of natural protected state Park. The more that was discovered in the waters of a variety of clams – six species of which are listed in the Red book.
The lake area is surrounded by a picturesque forest, the shores are rich in vegetation where the ants had built a number of anthills. From the swamps, the sandy area fenced walls and bottom Continue reading