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
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