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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Unique lake
Scientists have found a planet 117 million lakes: the Most unique among them is multi-colored, salty and deadly The total length of the banks of water bodies on the planet…

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Lake Love

 

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

General geographic data about Finland

 

Where is Finland? Finland is a Nordic country, which has a common border with Norway 727 km, Sweden 586 km, Russia – 1269 km away and Has a Maritime border with Estonia, passing through Finnish and Bothnian gulfs of the Baltic sea that gives the country access to the World ocean.The bays are tamerselim that adversely affects navigation in the winter. In the Finnish coastal area is about 81000 Islands. The state covers an area of 338 thousand sq. km length of coastline of about 1100 km. the size of the country from North to South is 1160 km, while from West to East 540 km With about 25% of the territory is above the Arctic circle.

The geological structure of Finland can be divided into several areas. Along the shores of the two gulfs of the Baltic coast are the coastal lowlands. Along their shores there are several thousand rocky Islands. The archipelago of Turku and Aland Islands are the main archipelagoes.

On the South West coast is the archipelago sea, is unique, where there are a huge number of various-sized Islands. In the southern part of the country is a large plateau, with a huge number of marshes, lakes and swamps. Here grow dense virgin forest. A large part of Northern Finland is located beyond the Arctic circle (Lapland 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

Cultural revolution

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

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