National Park “Braslav lakes” is situated in the Northwest of the Republic of Belarus, 250 km from Minsk, with an area of about 70 hectares. It was created in August 1995 and was known as one of the most beautiful places of Belarus.
The unique ecological environment of this lake district bears the features of the ice age. The biggest lakes are Drivyaty, Snudy, Voyso, North voloso, Nedrovo, Biareža, Double, Funs, etc. are among hilly terrain. Each of them has its own characteristics and uniqueness. The total amount of water surface of the lakes is 183 square kilometres. On the lake Strusto is located the second largest island in Belarus – Chaichin (1,6 sq km sq), which has internal reservoir – a small lake.
Veloso South of the lake is the deepest in the national Park. Its maximum depth is 40.4 m, with an area of 1.2 sq km. the Lake is known for the extraordinary purity of water, its transparency is 7 m. the region’s flora has over 800 species of plants, including 20 rare and endangered listed in the Red book of the Republic of Belarus. The National Park is widely represented typical and unique (including the relic) the animal community and group separate valuable representatives of the animal world. Water ecological systems with diverse and often unique fauna – the main wealth of the Braslav Continue reading
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
There is a reason why New Zealand is known as the “Adventure capital of the world”. The country invented countless daring sporting adventures and is the first commercial bungee jumping. With all the high activity of adrenaline was introduced here, it is not surprising that also the first kiwi to climb into giant plastic balls and rush down the hill, the activity known as Zorbing.
Zorbing, or sphereing, is essentially a child’s dream (and the nightmare of many adults). You enter a transparent sphere with a three-meter circle and start down the hill, either straight or zigzag path. The sport originated in the 1990s, founded by two Kiwis looking for thrills. Since then it has evolved into an international business, from the zorb around the world, including Sweden, Thailand, Ireland and the United States.
The only zorb site in New Zealand in Rotorua, dubbed the country’s “adventure Hub”. Rotorua is situated in the centre of the North island, and also goes under another name: “. Sulphur City” You smell the city before you see it, its geothermal activity gives it a distinctive scent that has been compared to rotten eggs. Sulfur has many resorts and hot springs around town, and the locals say you get used to the smell, but I guess it takes more than three days Continue reading
The emerald water of the capital: near Kyiv appeared a new lake
Lakes of Kiev will not surprise you: the city grew on the banks of the Dnieper river and small streams surrounded by hilly terrain. Over time, the landscape has changed, the waters were dried up, and only in deep water Paddy, Nivki, Darnitsa, Glubochitsa, Pochaina, where he continued to hit the soft spot, left of the lake…
Journey into history
The environmentalists say that originally the life of all water bodies of Kiev took place in the same rhythm: water, “feathered” and flora did not differ. There was a trend: the left Bank of the city (which has long been flooded the Dnieper river) was chosen by the lake is deeper and bigger. When the city began actively to be built (in the second half of the last century), the picture has changed: the banks became the base for household waste and “bathing” the car, water began to drain industrial effluents, some lakes dried up completely.
The Lake “Emerald”
Recently, the water issue of the region concerned near Kiev, this summer under the capital appeared a beautiful lake with clear water. In the village Kopachova Obukhov district not far from the “Kievan Rus Park” now spreads a hundred-meter emerald lake, bordered by generous greenery of herbs. This project was implemented Volodymyr Yanchenko, President of the complex, to the delight Continue reading
The largest lake of the Altai and throughout Russia, can be considered the Teletskoye lake. It goes to a depth of over 300 metres, which allows him to enter the ranking of the deepest lakes in the world. Today this lake is 25 in the world in depth.
Camp sites in the mountain Altai gladly give tours on the lake for everyone.
The name of the lake is deeply rooted in the history of the Altai, Teleuts tribe.
Teletskoye lake is considered to be the younger brother of lake Baikal. Who though time has visited on Baikal, be sure to checkout the tour to Altai mountains and to visit this wonderful lake.
Just like its big brother, the lake is very deep. It is elongated in the mountains and is located along, having a small width relative to its length. When booking a tour to Altai . you can see how in the Teletskoye lake flows about 80 different rivers and streams and only one river Biya flows from this delightful natural swimming pool.
The locals call it gold lake. Any tourist who will book a tour to Altai mountains and encounter local folklore, can hear an ancient legend about a rich poor man who had a bar of gold. He decided on this bar to get some food, but after going around the Altai mountains . was not able Continue reading