Rivers, lakes and wetlands
In the Park the river network is poorly developed. Major rivers are absent and there are only relatively large sources of the rivers Polomet and Avon. River valleys in the…

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Journey to the lakes. Lake Como - Part 3. Bright magazine travel
Lake Como is one of the deepest lakes of the European continent. Along the coast built villas of aristocrats. The lake's unusual shape and the most beautiful place - the…

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The Lake Turgoyak and the mysterious dolmens of the island of Faith

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Description: we Invite you to spend a weekend on beautiful lake Turgoyak is a large freshwater lake in the Chelyabinsk region near the city of Miass. The monument of nature. Rarely on our planet where there are just mountains, the lake in these mountains, and conifer forest. Show all..

One of such amazing places is located in the southern Urals – lake Turgoyak!

Lake Turgoyak because of its depth, transparency, and beauty called the younger brother of Baikal. International Limnological Commission of the lake included in the list of the most valuable reservoirs of the world.

Many mysteries keeps not only the lake itself but also the island of Faith, named after the hermit who lived here in the 19th century and built of local old believers during the life of the Saint. Vera island is full of wonders!

There is a beautiful legend, rather, of historical hypothesis. Lake Turgoyak — 15 million years, people have settled in the bowl of Golden valley since time immemorial. And the island of Faith — energy heart of the valley and lakes — served as the realm of the dead. Ancient people buried their leaders “over the water”, and then the line Continue reading

MK: Trip to lake Seliger

In Central Russia between Moscow and St.   Petersburg . among forest hills Valdai hills lies the lake Seliger. As such, common in the conventional concept of the lake does not exist. Most likely, Seliger looks like intricate chain of lakes, interconnected into a unified system of narrow canals – the rivers that provide the movement of huge water masses.

To get from Moscow to Seliger there are two routes on the Leningrad highway and Novorizhskoe highway M9 . To go on Leningradke is to go with the big tubes. Leningradka is chunks along the route in areas Gangways, Solnechnogorsk, Klin, Tver bypass, very often had to go on the shoulder to avoid a traffic jam of trucks would otherwise have to waste half an hour of precious time. Sometimes though drivers of the trucks cunningly block the road and have to stand, one happy for a little while. On Leningradke have to go to Torzhok, and then leave through the town Ostashkov.

In Torzhok there was a quarantine, warned the inscription at the entrance to the city . apparently to ensure that people do not buy pork. After Torzhok – straight road to Ostashkov city where he begins to lake Seliger. To stay on lake Seliger in the tents, and modern hotels. I ostavalsya in the hotel «Peckova”, in the search for the most Continue reading

Volcanic lakes and Italian Goodies

Trip with a visit to the beautiful surroundings of Rome, lakes of volcanic origin and ancient towns. This is a great opportunity to escape from huge cities, to rest body and soul together and to learn a lot. Interesting for everybody: history buffs, gourmets and anyone who loves the outdoors.

Roman castles is a unique set of authentic towns near Rome that lies on the Albanian hills. You will have the opportunity to visit and swim in the waters of the lakes Albano and Nemi, which lie in craters of extinct volcanoes, the scenery, the beauty of which is breathtaking, to wander the streets of nice and cosy towns with thousand years of history, which, like pearls on a necklace, scattered along the slopes of the sleeping volcano.

Our way will pass by the ancient Apavou the road, through the Catacombs and the Baths of Caracalla. The history of this place dates back to the settlements of pre-Roman age (12 BC) In ancient times there were an impregnable fortress. Castles and fortresses destroyed long ago, but the name remains. These hills offer a breathtaking view of Rome and its beautiful surroundings.

You will visit Castel Gandolfo, right on the spot where according to legend were born the founders of Rome — Romulus and Remus. Here Continue reading

Lake Tambukan – a storehouse of health
A truly amazing lake Tambukan is situated on the border of Stavropol territory and the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria – a salty, stagnant, oval shape, its length is 2 km, width…

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Victoria is the largest lake in Africa
Many of us request, "Name the largest lake in Africa" with confidence will answer that is Victoria. Being the source of the Nile river, it occupies the second place in…

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