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.
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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
It is sad that because of jokes about the natives of Central Asia, many have started to forget (or ceased Continue reading
Abkhazia is a wonderful country with the local color, customs, mores and, of course, nature. There are a lot of beautiful places, which can be admired constantly. Many tourists come here from different corners of the planet to your eyes to see all the delights of the Caucasus.
Informative tours of the lake Ritsa
Of course, special attention is rewarded with the lake, which is located on the West Ladutska in the region of Abkhazia. Tours to lake Ritsa popular all year round. It is very beautiful in both winter and summer. In each season the pond is unique.
To get here is not very difficult, the main thing to have desire. The road to the lake is incredibly beautiful and it starts from a small village Bzyb. Local people are known for growing very high quality tobacco, also doing corn and citrus. The road to the pond has a length of about 40 km. the time of travel you can see many of the apiaries, where the local inhabitants produce very tasty and rich honey.
On the road reserve, the first tourists are met by a small lake. It is located at an altitude of about 100 meters above sea level at the foot of the mountain China. The water is crystal clear saturated blue color. This is followed Gega gorge, named after the Gega river, which here flows. If a little Continue reading
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
Plitvice lakes national Park in Croatia. Its territory occupies almost 30 hectares and includes 16 large and many small lakes kaskaderskoy and 140 waterfalls, 20 caves and unique beech and pine forest, preserved from ancient times and having the ability to regenerate itself. In its territory inhabited by bears, wolves and many species of rare birds and other animals.
The Park is a mountainous area with the highest point at over 1200 meters — the mountain of Mala Capela. The total difference of level between the upper and lower lakes is almost 150 meters. The top lake of the cascade is powered by two small rivers Cyrna and Bijela.
Until the middle of last century the Park was inaccessible to tourists, there only have been laid down. In 1958 construction began on the walkways, and at the present time, in addition to an extensive network of decks are the runs clean trains, ferries and pleasure boats. In the lakes of the Park it is strictly forbidden to swim and have picnics, campfires and walking the dogs. Such a strict order due to the preservation of natural balance, which for many years carefully preserved by local environmentalists.
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