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…

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The Lake of Ryazan and the Ryazan region
Lakes on the territory of the Ryazan region there are 2838 area of over 0.2 hectares. Total area is km2 245,8. Of them 1400 lakes are larger than 1 ha,…

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The Lake of Ryazan and the Ryazan region

Lakes on the territory of the Ryazan region there are 2838 area of over 0.2 hectares. Total area is km2 245,8. Of them 1400 lakes are larger than 1 ha, 1438 — less than 1 ha. Lakes in all districts of the region (see table).

The lake coverage area (the ratio of the area lakes to total land area) is 0,62. A large part of the lakes situated in the floodplains of the Oka, Moksha and Tsna, Great, Pair, Prony and other rivers. All of these lakes 2250. Almost half of them has an area less than 1 ha of This floodplain oxbow lakes. They are formed by moving the channel within the floodplain, in old bends, in varying degrees, have lost touch with the new direction.

These lakes are horseshoe-shaped or sickle-shaped, sometimes they are extended linearly. Width lakes-oxbow lakes is depending on the width of the river, in the floodplain which they are formed, and varies from several meters in the floodplains of small rivers up to the first hundreds of meters on the floodplain of the Oka river. Their length varies respectively from tens of meters up to 1 — 2 km or more, usually naprawiam depth 2-4 m. the largest lakes are ancient lakes situated in the floodplain of the Oka: Velha S., Mormino, Continue reading

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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“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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