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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My America. Great lakes - the largest lake of the world all together contain less water than the lake - VOICES MY AMERICA
Great lakes (Fig. Great Lakes, FR. Grands Lacs) — a Grand natural system of freshwater lakes in North America, in the U.S. and Canada. Includes a number of large and…

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Mysterious lakes in the world

It is known that on 18 may 1960 three priests saw loadingrow monster in Lough REE, Ireland. This is one of three lakes in Ireland, which saw a monster. In 2011, scientists conducted a search expedition, which received media coverage. All these facts only fueled public interest in the lakes. So I suggest you take a journey through the ten most mysterious lakes in the world, where monsters have been seen, the existence of which is not currently proven.

Medvezh’i ozera, Russia

Eyewitnesses claim that this mysterious lake is haunted by a creature feeding on livestock. According to the local shepherd, a monster with a small head and a giant mouth came out of the water and swallowed a whole cow. However, ichthyologists have investigated the lake and has denied all the rumors about the existence of the monster.

Loch Morar, Scotland

Local residents say they saw in the lake a huge creature. Interestingly enough, it even earned the nickname «SIDS». However, the analysis of Loch Morar showed nothing, so one can only assume that SIDS is the real fiction that you created in the “boom dinosaur” and “success” of the famous monster — Nessie.

Lake Brosno, Russia

Eyewitnesses claim that the monster is very much like a lizard, resembling a plesiosaur. As a rule, most Continue reading

Finland. The Territory Of Finland. Finland – information about the country: geography, climate, flora and fauna. Map of Finland

Climate, flora and fauna

The climate of Finland is temperate, transitional to continental. The Finnish climate is much milder than you might think, given its Northern location. The average temperature 6-10 degrees higher than in similar latitudes of other places, due to its proximity to the Baltic sea and West winds from the Atlantic warmed by the Gulf stream. The warmest place is the Aland Islands (the average January temperature is -4’C). The most cold – the North-Western part of Lapland (-16’C). A large part of Finland has an average January temperature from -5’C to -7’C. Summer is cool, especially North of the Gulf of Bothnia. Night frosts occur even in July. The average temperature in July ranges from +15’C to +17’C.

The climate of Finland is characterized by a large number of windy days. Dominated by the southwest warm and humid winds blowing from the Bothnian sea and bringing the bulk of the precipitation. On the coast most precipitation falls in autumn, in the Central regions in winter. Sustainable snow cover is formed in the North in late October and lasts until the end of may, in the Central part – from late November to early may. Winters are long in Northern Lapland polar night lasts about 50 days. Continue reading

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 hitting another record, and panic among the population is growing for all sorts of reasons, it’s time to escape from the hustle and bustle and plan a vacation or trip for a few days.

Crisis is not a reason to refuse travel. Moreover, do not forget that we live in the greatest country in the world. Residents of the two capitals are simply not aware of many places of recreation, popular in the region. It is about this place and will be my story.

“Mari Chodra” translated from the Mari language means “Mari forest”

The Republic of Mari El is part of the Volga Federal district. It borders with the Kirov and Nizhny Novgorod regions, the Republic of Tatarstan and Chuvashiya. It is in Mari El (or as locals say — in Marijke) is a beautiful natural Park “Mari Chodra”. It is located in the southeastern part of the Republic, near the border with Tatarstan. To get there from Kazan for a couple of hours.

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Big Lake - View local history information
Great Lake The village is a Large Lake located in Pavlodarskom the Gorky village Council district. Northern forest-steppe. North-East from Omsk to 80 km, 30 km South-West from the district…

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Scientists: the cradle of mankind is a volcanic lake
Experts believe that the hot and fresh water could contribute to the development of life on Earth. The first primitive living cells could appear in the waters of fresh lakes,…

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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…

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