Baikal courtyard
Baikal is a unique lake located in the heart of the Asian continent, which the locals call "sacred sea" . Here and only here a rare combination of fiery Asian…

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The Geography of Austria. Federal lands and major lakes in Austria
Austria lies in southern Central Europe, its total area is 83 871 km2. It borders with several countries: Switzerland, Czech Republic, Italy, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, Liechtenstein and Germany. The total…

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Cruise “Baikal Odyssey” on the ship “Empire,” 8 days

Feel the beauty and breath of lake Baikal in the comfortable journey through the deepest lake on the planet! Feature a seven – day cruise of the Bay of Sosnovka, located on the territory of the Baikal reserve. From the Bay of Sosnovka leads mountain path, ascending which, you will see the majestic cliffs of the Barguzin ridge, the volcanic lake and the crystal cascades waterfalls, and in the vicinity of the village Davsha – will be seen wild Siberian animals.

The price of the cruise included:

Full Board

Excursions, recreational payments

Meeting with the shaman

Visit bath

Services of a guide.

Visit the local Museum

Fishing on Board

A visit to the rookery of seals

The passenger capacity of the m/s «Empire”:

38.

The route: Listvyanka settlement-toe Fat (CBR) is a deep Incense – O. Ogoi-Bay Sosnovka – Small Ushkany island – Chivyrkuy Bay (Snake Bay ) – the Barguzin valley – Olkhon island (Khuzhir) -Bay Academic (b. Sandy) – the village Listvyanka

When visiting Ushkanyi Islands, the presence of the Baikal seal rookery is not guaranteed;

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Beautiful moraine lake. Canada. Discussion on LiveInternet – Russian Service Online Diaries

Glacial moraine lake in Banff national Park, Canada

You know, where you can see amazing landscapes of mountains, beautiful lake with crystal clear water surrounded by glaciers-red, enjoy views of the Alpine rivers that flow rapidly up from the snowy peaks? This mix “of colors and impressions” you will find, if you go to Canada on a glacial moraine lake in Banff national Park.

Where is a glacial moraine lake – a treasure of the rocky mountains

It is a place with romantic scenery, you’ll be in the canadian Banff national Park, near which, at 14 kilometres, from the village of lake Louise, at the height of 1885 meters, in the valley of the Ten peak.

Glacial moraine lake – a treasure of the rocky mountains and a real “big living natural sapphire”!

Athorne glacier lake “eats” at the expense of glaciers and, unfortunately, filled only by June. During this period water acquires unusual bright blue light!

On this moraine lake in Canada vividly and majestically stretches the snowy tops of the mountains Wenkchemna. And there was glacial lake due to the big shift “fragments” of rock.

The beauty of the surrounding landscapes

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“the lake is known for”

Tricouri

One of the “places of power” of Tibet. According to the legend Padmasambhava, defeated one of the demons. The famous monastery of Tirthapuri stands on a rock near hot springs and around the cave where Padmasambhava meditated.

Chiu monastery (the monastery of the Bird)

Here is a lifetime Buddha sculpture-Comdance. From the top of the monastery offers great views of lake Rakshas Tal and Manasarovar, and the snow-capped peaks of Kailas and Gurla Mandates.

The name of the monastery means “little bird”. Apparently, this name was given to it because of the small size and high accuracy of positioning. Live in the monastery only three or four monks.

The Cave Of Padmasambhava

According to the legend Padmasambhava spent the last seven days of his life, before ascended to heaven over a rainbow on a horse.

O. Manasarovar (“Victory lake”)

a: the Rakshasa (“lake Demon”)

In front of Kailas there are two sacred lakes-twin Rakshasa TP (Langata) and Manasarovar. In a pair of lake Manasarovar and Rakshas Tal represent light and darkness, the lake Manasarovar has a rounded shape, and the Rakshas tal – the shape of a Crescent.

Lake Manasarovar is at a height of 4557 metres above sea level and is one of the highest lakes in the world. The lake area is about 520 km2, depth is 82 m. in Winter the lake freezes. The valley Continue reading

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COLORED lakes of KELIMUTU
THE KELIMUTU VOLCANO IN INDONESIA Unique place located on the island of Flores in Indonesia. Here come the many fans of beautiful and inexplicable. Such a natural picture, like here,…

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The Lake Bolshoye yarovoye
Lake in Big Spring Yarovoye is a large pond with salt water in the West kulundinsky steppe of the Slavgorod district of the Altay territory. 1.The jewel of the Altai…

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