Having been on any podmoskovnom lake in the height of summer, I want to run from him without looking back and never meet people. Fortunately, many lakes in the world where you will not find mountains of garbage and drunken bathers near the barbecues, and the path to these amazing places will result in a breathtaking journey through beautiful places. We have selected 8 most beautiful Alpine lakes in the world, bathing in which is akin to a sacred rite.
Escape to the edge of the earth
China: extreme adventures in the company of one billion people
Like sacred mount Kailash, this lake is a place of pilgrimage for millions of people around the world. But first of all, Manasarovar is revered by Hindus and Buddhists. Pilgrims seeking to perform the rite of ablution and to drink Holy water, will rise to a height of 4557 metres on the Tibetan plateau. The lake is spread over an area of 520 square kilometres, and near its banks there are several hot springs.
Lake Sarez, Tajikistan, m
It is sad that because of jokes about the natives of Central Asia, many have started to forget (or ceased Continue reading
Abkhazia is a wonderful country with the local color, customs, mores and, of course, nature. There are a lot of beautiful places, which can be admired constantly. Many tourists come here from different corners of the planet to your eyes to see all the delights of the Caucasus.
Informative tours of the lake Ritsa
Of course, special attention is rewarded with the lake, which is located on the West Ladutska in the region of Abkhazia. Tours to lake Ritsa popular all year round. It is very beautiful in both winter and summer. In each season the pond is unique.
To get here is not very difficult, the main thing to have desire. The road to the lake is incredibly beautiful and it starts from a small village Bzyb. Local people are known for growing very high quality tobacco, also doing corn and citrus. The road to the pond has a length of about 40 km. the time of travel you can see many of the apiaries, where the local inhabitants produce very tasty and rich honey.
On the road reserve, the first tourists are met by a small lake. It is located at an altitude of about 100 meters above sea level at the foot of the mountain China. The water is crystal clear saturated blue color. This is followed Gega gorge, named after the Gega river, which here flows. If a little Continue reading
The lake is striking in its splendor and its surroundings – fabulous nature.
The most beautiful lake in Ukraine and the highlight of the Ukrainian Carpathians is lake Synevyr . It is the largest reservoir of the Ukrainian Carpathians, located in the upper reaches of the river Tereblya, in a picturesque region of Transcarpathia – Mezhgorye.
The lake area is about 5 hectares, feed streams it. The outflow of water is blocked by a mountain landslide, and the lake water seeps through underground passages, forms a stream and flows into the Teasing. Due to this feature Synevyr never overflows, even in the most severe floods.
The lake is located at an altitude of 989 meters above sea level, its average depth is 10-12 meters, and the maximum is 24 meters. Since 1989, in the territories around the lake was created by the national Park Synevyr .
Nearby, on the Black river, is located the only Museum in Europe forest and alloy . which presents unique exhibits about the history of the wood. Among the exhibits – wooden fixtures – bokors, which peasants used for floating on water, axes, saws and other tools, Continue reading