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
Where you can spend your holiday without leaving the city?
The stronger the sun warms, the increasing popularity in Kiev to relax on the water, the good water God is our capital not offended: on the territory of the city’s 365 lakes. During beach season on the shores of large lakes of the city rest about three to four million people. Beautiful lake create a special microclimate in the city, assume the “mud” shot, after collecting rain water from our streets. Watercourses such as the river Darnitsa, Lybid, Syrets system career Opechen lakes, prevent the ingress of dirt with huge Metropolitan areas in the Dnieper.
“Signs “Swimming is prohibited” appear near bodies of water with uncleared bottom and lakes with dirty water”
In reservoirs, where rainwater flows down from the streets, there are warning signs “Bathing is forbidden” — says the Director of the municipal enterprise “Pleso” Nicholas Sepec. — Although the volume of water in the lakes of Opechen, for example, is that they, coping with all the mud we remain in “live” condition and do not lose the ability to cleanse itself.
The signs “Swimming is prohibited” appear near bodies of water with uncleared bottom and lakes Continue reading