The Most amazing lakes in the world - unusual places of the planet - Sea Facts
On our planet a great number of lakes, created by nature. But some of her creations are not only beautiful but also very unusual. Not coincidentally, they are among the…

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Lakes of Gorny Altai: lake Teletskoye
Lake Teletskoye is the largest lake of the Altai. Its name comes from the tribe of the Altai Teleuts, and Altaiski is called Altyn-Kol, which means "Golden lake". According to…

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The Lake of Plastira – Thessaly Switzerland

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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

The largest lake of Maine – Lake Mushed (Moosehead Lake)

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