France - Attractions of lake Geneva
  Nature has generously endowed Switzerland, and not surprisingly the fact that the residents of this West-European countries differ extremely peaceful by nature and complaisance. After all, when you live…

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The Lake Cheo LAN
  Our journey to the national Park Khao SOK began with a visit to the observation deck and gorgeous view of lake Cheo LAN . the Ratchaprapa dam and hydroelectric…

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This amazing tour will immerse You in a fantasy land Solokh-Aul, located in the upper reaches of the river the Shah, nestled amidst the majestic peaks of the main Caucasian ridge!

This amazing 10-hour tour will immerse You in a fantasy land Solokh-Aul, located in the upper reaches of the river the Shah, nestled amidst the majestic peaks of the main Caucasian ridge!

Going on the path, the group will travel almost the entire Adler and Dagomys will turn to a cozy mountain road in the direction of Solokh-Aul. The track is immersed in the green forests of Colchis, on the left winds the river West Dagomys, and see an amazing panorama of the surrounding mountain ranges. Rotate, another one and now the road rises on a slope of an extinct volcano, this is where stone flows a long time the cooled lava hanging over the highway, here at the observation deck the group will make a stop.

And here You have reached one of the goals of our trip – Holy cross monastery. Here guests will learn the history of the monastery, sees relics in the Orthodox Church (icons, particle of the Holy cross, relics of saints), as well as will divide the monastic meal. Everyone can communicate with the priest, put candles for health, for peace, to order a prayer, buy icons, spiritual literature.

After the monastery, the group is sent to the home of the Russian tea – house Koshman. Here You will see tea plantations, Continue reading

High-altitude lakes in the world

 

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

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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

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Volcanic lake Yak Scrap

 

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.

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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