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…

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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…

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Iridescent glow lakes Morning Glory

In one of the corners of Yelowstone reserve (Wyoming), famous for its geysers and thermal springs, is the most amazing multi-colored lake on Earth, which I was lucky to see in my life.

Such an unusual name it received thanks to Elizabeth McGowan, the wife of the Manager of the local land in the nineteenth century. In those days, the lake water was a bright blue color with yellow, sometimes orange trim, and the woman drew attention to the fact that it really is like the flower of a Morning Glory . featuring bright blue colors and quirky twisted shape.

On the way I met a rather cheerful Americans, who continually picked on me by the local saying: “if you Want to survive — get in the hole”. At first, to be honest, I don’t really understand what it was about, but the guys explained to me that the seismic situation in this region is quite unstable. Every year it shakes bad, but people exaggerate the rumor of the imminent the powerful volcanic eruption of Yellowstone. Together mocking is characteristic of some people to alarmism, we walked towards the lake.

When I looked at this natural creation for the first time, I was speechless and just stood there for a few minutes. Slightly moving away from hypnotic influence, my mind flashed a rapid and loud “it’s amazing, Continue reading

“lake”

Carinthia — the most southern Federal state of Austria on the border with Italy and Slovenia. Here the favorable climate, beautiful nature and, most importantly, developed tourist infrastructure. The ski season in Carinthia lasts no less than in the Tyrol — from mid-December to April. And in the North-West of the land where the glacier Mölltaler Gletscher, skiing is guaranteed all year round.

Southern Carinthia, which for the beauty of its nature is often called the “Austrian Riviera” – there are countless mountains and valleys, picturesque lakes, about 1270, on the banks of which are scattered small resort towns with world-class hotels, beautiful beaches and a complete infrastructure of leisure, and famous ski centers.

The capital of Carinthia – Klagenfurt, founded in 1252 near the beautiful lake wörth. This is a very beautiful place, famous for its Park “Minimundus” Museum reduced 25 times of the masterpieces of world architecture, as well as a miniature, but fully functioning railroad and a small port with boats.

Local attractions include the Renaissance town Hall with “heraldic hall,” the Baroque Bishop’s Palace (XVIII century), the Cathedral (XVI century), the Carinthian Museum and reptile Zoo are Happy and dinosaur Continue reading

Borovoe in Kazakhstan

View of lake Borovoe (Auliekol) from the mountain Okzhetpes, and in the middle of the lake – the rock

In the North of Kazakhstan, two hundred kilometers from the capital of Kazakhstan – Astana. is the national Park Burabay (Borovoe) , has long been dubbed “Switzerland of Kazakhstan” because of the beautiful scenery on the kokshetausky height. The Park was arranged in the two thousandth year, and includes large areas of pine forests, lakes and fourteen unusual bizarre rock formations full of legends.

Burabay, the name originated from the people – was in the legends and legends of the Kazakhs white camel Borax, always warn people of dangers. People heard a loud roar of Borax, gathered his armor and had time to prepare for the attacks of enemies.

The formation of this resort village is now considered the beginning of the twentieth century – in 1910 was built the first sanatorium – kumysopitiya. The most famous lakes of this region – Auliekol (Burabay), Shortandy area (Shchuchye), Kotirkol. But no less attractive and transparent waters and other lakes – Szavakkal, Aynakol, Chanakkale(chebache).

There is a legend about the creation of this Paradise:

…the Creator made the earth, settled people and began to distribute natural wealth – forests, mountains, seas, lakes, rivers and plains. Continue reading