Beautiful lakes of civilization

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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The Teletskoye lake
The largest and most famous lake in the Altai mountains. Fanned by many legends, is revered among the indigenous people. The lake is navigable, the depth up to 325 meters.…

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The Lake Janisjarvi description and photo. Russia – Karelia Sortavala district (Sortavala reg)

In the South-West of Karelia is a wonderful and unique lake – lake Janisjarvi. People settled on the banks of this lake in the stone age. There was always a lot of fish, and the forests that surround the lake, always lived animals, which could hunt. Later, when people began to engage in agriculture and construction, some local residents have lived at the expense of processing the nearby lands are very fertile, and some – at the cost of deforestation. By the arrival of the sawmills many of the residents of the glorious lake began to live at the expense of the logging and rafting timber. At the bottom of the lake was found an unknown ore, and marble, which were brought to the surface and sold. The locals called the lake “the lake is the breadwinner”, because all their income was only from him. At that time no one wondered when, and under what circumstances did this wonderful lake is the breadwinner.

Close to the lake study, scientists began only in the twenties of the last century. Scientist Finnish geologist Eskola has studied thoroughly the lake and all the surrounding Islands. He found on the Islands and in the center of the lake is an unusual breed. The researcher suggested that these unusual rocks are the result of a volcanic eruption that occurred about 700 million years ago.

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Lake Louise (Lake Louise) in Banff national Park (Canada)

Lake Louise (Lake Louise) is located in Banff national Park in Canada, the southern canadian Rockies. The lake area is 0.8 sq km, a length of about 2 km, width 0.5 km Its unusual bright color water in it has acquired through the rock brought by streams from the glaciers. First, the lake was named Emerald, but it was later renamed lake Louise in honor of Princess Louise – daughters of Queen Victoria and wife of the Governor-General of the canadian colonies of great Britain.

In 1882, Tom Wilson, one of the experts who built the Canadian Pacific Railway in the area of the village of Laggan (the former name of the station Lake Louise), once he heard a distant noise, and the Indian guide informed him that the drone emits a huge white mountain that rises above the “lake of little fishes”. When the next morning Tom Wilson went there, we found a beautiful lake, surrounded by the majestic Rocky mountains, with snow-capped peaks and bright green forest on the picturesque slopes. He later recalled: “for Some time we sat silently, unable to look away from the brilliant beauty of the landscape that unfolded in sparkling glacier”.

Near the lake is more than the number of small lakes, waterfalls and trails to them.

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Kurgan “veterans” asking for Kokorin to protect the unique lake

KURGAN, August 14, RIA FederalPress. In Kurgan activists of the “popular front” asked the Governor of the region Alexey Kokorin to protect the local bear lake and Little bear in the Petrovsky district.

Social activists urged the Governor to take measures for the protection of the unique properties of these natural objects. TRANS-Ural activists drew attention to the problem of healing of bear lake, where for several years the poachers on a large scale produce precious and rare biological resources – the eggs of the crustacean Artemia.

“We had a constructive discussion, all participants came to the conclusion that in respect of the natural object necessary to produce expert studies, which are urgently needed in light of recent developments in this unique ecosystem: decreased density of water, and last winter for the first time in the history of bear lake is frozen,” – said the head of the regional working group on environmental issues and the protection of forests Olga Gordienko.

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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 right Bank of the Volga upland and the left Bank — the so-called Zavolzhie. Earlier was a part of Volga Bulgaria, great Tartary.

The area is located in the Eastern part of the Russian plain on the banks of the Volga. The Park area is approximately 536 thousand sq. km. In the district include: Astrakhan, Penza, Orenburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Kirov, Saratov, Ulyanovsk, Volgograd, Samara region, Republic of Udmurtia, Bashkortostan, Tatarstan, Chuvashia, Mari-El, Mordovia and Perm region. Center of Volga Federal district Samara is considered. In the name of Samara can be traced from Eastern roots. “Himself” (or “sham”) – arid, steppe, hot. “Ar” is a water stream, river, ditch. Samara – river steppes. The city has a variety of hydrological objects in the first place, of course, the Volga and the rivers Samara and Juice, the springs and lakes of Samara.

The most famous of the lake Samara– Voronezh lakes – a unique monument of nature, miraculously survived among the stone houses. Unfortunately, during the construction of the complex “Empire” were closed ground water and one lake went dry. One of the oldest resort areas of the Volga region are the lakes Elton and Baskunchak Continue reading

Book your excursion to Montenegro by train

Tour by Train

Globtour Montenegro, leading tour operator Montenegro,presents You an exciting journey through the natural beauty of Montenegro.

Enjoy the breathtaking Moraca canyon. You will head North by train and enjoy the opportunity to appreciate the beauty of the Moraca river from the height of bird flight. Then You go back to the bus and then the journey will continue to the very narrow and deep places of the canyon.

The railway linking the towns of Bar and Belgrade, with a length of 476 km, is one of the most impressive mountain Railways in Europe. The former President of Yugoslavia-Josip Broz Tito was traveling along this railway by his blue train. The train was used to entertain famous guests who have visited Yugoslavia. Arafat, Brezhnev, Nehru, Nasser, Mitterand and Brandt. 175 km the railroad owns the land of the Black mountains.

Route

From Budva bus to Bar

We’ll drive from Budva by bus. On the way to Bar we will pass by the most beautiful places on the coast of Montenegro: Becici, Milocer, Sveti Stefan, Petrovac and Sutomore. Sandy and pebble beaches along the Montenegrin coast string together like a pearl necklace.

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Echo of Moscow
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…

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Unique lake Peach lake
In this lake you can't swim In it... not the fish... But in Peach lake you can walk... This is one of the most amazing lakes of our planet and…

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