It is located West of the historic center of Hangzhou; laid on him the dam and the island of Gushan divide it into five parts. In addition to naturally occurring Islands in Gushan si hoo are three man-made Islands – Seonjo, Hosington and Goingunder.
West lake (Xi Hu, ‘Western lake’) lake in downtown Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.
Generally speaking, around the world a few dozen bodies of water named ‘West lake’; however, in cases where in the context of not further specified, what is the lake in question, the most likely option is the most famous is the West lake. It is located West of the historic center of Hangzhou; laid on him the dam and the island of Gushan divide it into five parts. In addition to naturally occurring Islands in Gushan si hoo are three man-made Islands – Seonjo, Hosington and Goingunder. On three sides the lake is surrounded by mountains; its length of coast is about fifteen kilometers, the average depth is approximately 2.27 meters.
West Lake is depicted on the reverse of the notes in one yuan.
The history of the West is rooted in centuries; should, however, be noted that the main dawn of Hangzhou as a tourist center occurred after the formation of the PRC. The lake surroundings were significantly Continue reading
Jack Scrap (Yeak Laom) is a volcanic lake, which is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in Cambodia. Also this place is the most beautiful in the whole province of Ratanakiri.
The Ratanakiri province is located in the North-Eastern part of the country and shares borders with Laos and Vietnam. The population around the lake is one of the eight representatives of national minorities – Tampon (the names presented here are the phonetic transcription of the Khmer alphabet and a variety of sources, the names may vary). They live in five villages. The oldest villagers still remember times when on territory of modern city of Banlung (Ratanakiri) paced the tigers and other wild animals. Campany have their own culture and language that are fundamentally different from Khmer. Traditional houses of the people Tampon are constructed from four kinds of materials: wood base, bamboo walls and floor, the sheets on the wall and the roof and rattan into the ropes. Bamboo walls, as a rule, represent a complex, woven patterns.
Tamponi believe that they are surrounded by great spirits that live in old trees, rocks, lakes and rivers. Also they believe that the lake of Yak Scrap inhabited by spirits. Tamponi Continue reading
the State Grenada is in the group of the lesser Antilles in the West Indies. It occupies the homonymous island and the nearby small group of Islands called the Southern Grenadines. Grenada is bordered on the East by the Atlantic ocean, and West by the Caribbean sea. Its origin is volcanic, and the consequence of the irregularity of the coastline. Also Grenada is personified with coral reefs, many coves and secluded beaches. Inside the island there are mountain ranges, rainforests, waterfalls, rivers and beautiful lakes. Overall, the trip to Grenada will be most relevant for those tourists who are looking for privacy and quiet.
The main resort areas of the island are Morne Rouge and Grand Anse. Along the coastline of the state is a long strip of beaches, situated right on restaurants, bars and hotels.
The second largest city in Grenada – Grenville, located on the coast of the island with the Eastern part. Here the annual festival “rainbow city”, which marks the liberation from slavery.
From the South of the island are the beautiful beaches including the beautiful beach called Grand Anse beach. In the North there is a small market where you can buy fruit, spices and all kinds of Handicrafts.
The official language
English. Also common local dialect “patois” (a mixture of French, Scottish, Spanish and African languages).
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