Satka and its attractions
Satka district is the most scenic area of the Chelyabinsk region – nestled in the Ural mountains. What wonders of nature you will not see here majestic mountains, mysterious caves, unique lakes and river valleys, beautiful forest. From the impressions just dizzy…
Your trip we will start from the city of Satka. Once you arrive in the city, you will need somewhere to stay. We recommend you to rent an apartment with comfortable living conditions. After you take a shower and rest from the road, you can go explore the city and its surroundings.
Walking through the Central streets of the city, you notice the lovely wooden houses of the XIX century. In this small provincial town are three of the Palace of culture, Palace of sports, a huge indoor tennis court and many restaurants and cafes. There are often various sporting events, competitions, and tourist gatherings. Very interesting for tourists are the Museum of local lore. Museum staff to conduct excursions imaginative. For example, a Department dedicated to the nature of the Ural region, the guide’s narration is accompanied by soft music, sounds of waterfalls and caves; in the section devoted to the history of the region, visitors enter with lit candles under a neighing of horses and clanging Continue reading
American Arizona attracts tourists primarily for its red rocks, mysterious mirages and, of course, located here is the Grand canyon. But the wonders of nature in Arizona is not limited to, some of them even created as a direct result of human activity. For example, lake Powell is rightly considered the most beautiful artificial lake in the world.
Lake Powell, located on the border of Utah and Arizona, was created by the construction of a dam on the Colorado river in the Glen Canyon area. Although the construction of the dam and was met by numerous protests from ecologists and anthropologists, the project was completed on time, namely in 1963.
The shoreline of the lake is 3156 km and by this indicator it is not only a leader in the U.S. among the lakes, but this figure even more than the total length of the American coast of the Pacific ocean!
The maximum width of lake Powell reaches 40 km and depth of about 170 meters. It is of interest that the hydroelectric power station built on the dam, fully supplies electricity to five States of the USA.
Water not only fills Glen Canyon, and about 90 smaller canyons adjacent to it. The best Continue reading
Unique tri-colored crater lake of Kelimutu volcano. Discussion on LiveInternet – Russian Service Online Diaries
Kelimutu volcano-a mystical place is lost in the ocean island of Flores, which is rarely visited by tourists because of its remoteness and underdeveloped tourist infrastructure. In the sky, flying over Flores, you can see a bright turquoise spot that stands out against the dark green covering the island. This is one of three crater lakes of Kelimutu, which is closely interwoven with the legends and beliefs of local residents.
Kelimutu lake located in the volcano on the island of Flores (the height of 1639 m.), which belongs to the Small Eastern Indonesian Sunda Islands. The volcano last erupted in 1968, after which no signs of activity. After the eruption the magma was formed trench-colderi, in which water from precipitation forms three lakes.
What is the famous lake Kelimutu? Not even the fact that they are colorful, and the fact that the lake is constantly changing color. For example, the black lake in a few years becomes turquoise, then red, then green. This variability is explained by the presence in water of dissolved minerals of different nature. Chemical reaction between them and lead to dynamic great Kelimutu. Green — is sulfuric and hydrochloric Continue reading