The biggest lake in Africa
Lakes are sources of the largest rivers in Africa that provide water and lots of fresh fish inhabitants of the "dark continent". They are home to unique aquatic and terrestrial…

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The Witch lake and oak Pugachev
Curioso Turisto correspondent visited the reserve "Mari Chodra" and was convinced that journeys through unknown parts of Russia are fraught with many interesting and unexpected discoveries. While exchange rates are…

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Rest on the small sea of Spain

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

Red North

Red North

Residents are invited to the Salt lake

In the South of the Tyumen region can improve your health and get on with the business.

On the healing properties of this unique lake is compared to the Dead sea and the resort of Matsesta in Sochi, but in its territory there is no organized recreational areas or even a small mud baths.

In another two-day press tour in the Tyumen region, the journalists of the Northern regions showed more than a dozen sites for potential investors and by the example of already implemented projects, spoke about opportunities for business.

For example, in Berdusco district eleven prepared investment sites. Because the district is agricultural, the majority of them are intended for the development of animal husbandry. The district has also many lakes, 28 of them are rich in fish, which requires processing facilities. Four lakes are identified for production and processing of organic fertilizer – sapropel.

But one of the most interesting proposals is the creation of a recreational complex on a unique Salty lake, which is located near the village Okunevo. The salt level is so high that it is called the dead – fish is not found there. According to old people, during the great Continue reading

Boiling and radioactive: the most terrible lake of the planet

Toxic gases and radioactive radiation, human carelessness and mistakes of nature made these lakes the most dangerous on the planet.

LAKE KIVU, CONGO

The scenic lake Kivu, which is on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda, attracted the attention of scientists from all over the world, but the popularity of the reservoir is not linked to its beauty.

Under a layer of water of the lake keeps dangerous deposits of carbon dioxide and tens of billions of cubic meters of methane generated by bacteria in the pond. This deadly combination makes lake Kivu the real bomb. If in these parts there’s an earthquake, the deadly ingredients “mixed” and the lake will simply explode.

Scientists estimate that lake Kivu is a threat to at least two million people who live in a dangerous area. In the event of volcanic activity or earthquake they will be killed by the explosion of methane and of carbon dioxide poisoning.

LAKE KARACHAY, RUSSIA

Lake Karachay is located in the Urals, in the chemical plant “lighthouse”, and today is the most deadly lake in the world.

In 1951 the lake was used for storage of liquid radioactive waste, and over the past decade there has accumulated Continue reading