Drivyaty lake
Drivyaty is the biggest lake of Braslav and the fifth largest in Belarus. Lake 6 Islands with an area of 0.92 sq. km. are Found almost all fish species occurring…

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Kulunda lake
  Lake Kulunda is called "Altai sea" and it really is the largest lake of the Altai region. When you stand on the shore, the other shore is not visible.…

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Volcanic lake Chuzenji with spectacular waterfalls is situated in the upper part of the Nikko

Chuzenji lake – the beautiful lake with the trees growing on the banks, is situated at the foot of the sacred volcano Nantai in the upper part of Nikko. The lake was formed by lava flows of the now extinct volcano several thousand years ago. Now this lake is part of the Nikko National Park.

To reach lake Chuzenji you on a twisting mountain road “of Irohazaka”. The road ascends more than 400 meters and is named “Iroha”, because the original old road consisted of 48 hairpin bends, like needles. The same number of letters contained in the Japanese syllabic alphabet, formerly known as “Iroha”. Uphill and downhill are different roads, which makes this mountain the route is quite safe even when driving large tour buses.

Chuzenji Onsen is a touristy hot springs resort, located in the upper part of Irohazaka road, in the Eastern part of the lake. The most exciting part of the resort is the waterfall kegon no taki. It falls with a height of 97 meters. On the Elevator down to the bottom of the waterfall.

Good panoramic view of the waterfall and Kegon lake Chuzenji can be seen from Attidiya fee, walk accessible on foot or using the cable car.

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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

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