A Tour around the reserve Jasper
  The valley of the Athabasca river near the town of Jasper is much wider than the bow valley of Banff. Along the banks of numerous lakes that dot the…

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The Most dangerous lake in Kiev: where and why one should not swim
  It is better not to swim: the Most dangerous lakes in the world There is little that can be as fresh and calming than clear water surface of the…

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Aegean coast

 

Marmaris is located on a Peninsula and washed by the Aegean sea. Turkish Ibiza – exactly call this city the tourists and the locals. This is the best resort for youth recreation space to be found. For those who prefer a more relaxing stay is offered Icmeler – a suburb of Marmaris, which is the whole dotted with small houses drowned in greenery and flowers. The symbol of the city is “caravanserai” – an architectural monument of 16th century built of stone. Here, in the afternoon you can stroll along the shops and buy nice Souvenirs to commemorate the holiday, and in the evenings arrange enchanting national show.

On the West coast is the city – the resort of Bodrum. Speaking of climate, it is important to note that unlike other resort towns of Turkey, here it is dry, therefore too hot here does not happen ever. Popular among tourists, the city must, first of all, the fabulous beaches found in the bays of Bitez and Gumbet. And all over the world, this resort was made famous by incredible archaeological and historical discoveries, including the tomb of Mausolus – one of the seven wonders of the world, the fortress castle of St. Peter. One of the most luxurious beaches in the world is located in the outskirts of Bodrum.

Fethiye – is a port city that was built relatively recently at the foot Continue reading

Colored lakes

Among so many beautiful lakes there are some that have a special beauty. The color of the water in these lakes is far from familiar to us – if you find yourself in another dimension, in the middle of alien landscapes.

We will tell you about 10 most beautiful colored lakes in the world.

The lake Laguna Verde in Bolivia

Laguna Verde is a salt lake located in the southwest High plains of Bolivia. For those who know Spanish, the name of the lake itself speaks for itself – Green lagoon. This name appeared not just so, water here is really green. The lake is located at the foot of the licancabur volcano and the beautiful green tint of the water caused by minerals and other substances, including copper. Color lake is also known for its hot springs.

Lake Bandi-Amir in Afghanistan

This chain of 6 dark blue mountain lakes located high in the mountains of the Hindu Kush, in Central Afghanistan. In 2008 they became the first National Park of Afghanistan. The lakes were formed by water that seeps through the cracks in the cliffs and rocks. The reason for this shade – water, rich in minerals.

Lake Pukaki in New Zealand

The water color of lake Pukaki has a separate, own color, which can be called an ice blue. Colorful the lake was formed by glaciers, which melted away many years ago. The lake is replenished with melt water Continue reading

The Most dangerous lake on the planet

 

The scenic lake Kivu, which is on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda, attracted the attention of scientists from all over the world, but the popularity of the reservoir is not linked to its beauty.

Under a layer of water of the lake keeps dangerous deposits of carbon dioxide and tens of billions of cubic meters of methane generated by bacteria in the pond. This deadly combination makes lake Kivu the real bomb. If in these parts there’s an earthquake, deadly ingredients are “mixed” and the lake will simply explode.

Scientists estimate that lake Kivu is a threat to at least two million people who live in a dangerous area. In the event of volcanic activity or earthquake they will be killed by the explosion of methane and of carbon dioxide poisoning.

LAKE KARACHAY, RUSSIA

Lake Karachay is located in the Urals, on the territory of the chemical plant “Mayak”, and is by far the most deadly lake in the world.

In 1951 the lake was used for storage of liquid radioactive waste, and over the past decade there has accumulated about 120 million curies of radioactive materials, mainly cesium-137 and strontium-90. The lake is so toxic that a five-minute Continue reading