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A trip on the Skadar lake it is better to start with the North or South shore. From the Krajina, where from olden times were situated the capitals of ancient States and religious centers: Skadar, Krajina, uranine, Zabljak, Rim, Cetinje. Or from the North, from the Rim and Rijeka crnojevića. Only from here you can embrace a single view of the magnificence of the fjord, formed at the confluence of Rijeka in Skadar lake. This panorama can’t leave the artist indifferent, and because of the paintings, written here with nature, you could make a whole gallery.
It so happened that the places around the lake have long been associated with the book: on the small Islands in the monasteries of medieval monks wrote and copied religious books, and on the shore, in the Rim, in 1494 appeared the first printing of the southern Slavs; in our days the lake are devoted to scholarly monographs.
As a natural phenomenon (it once was a sea Bay), lake Skadar is interesting and in many other ways. Thanks to the mild climate and magnificent nature, it has long attracted people. If you piece together the history of all wars for their possession and the civilizations that flourished on its banks, the account will be referred Continue reading
The stay at lake Baikal
Choosing a holiday on lake Baikal . tourists, first of all, I want to get acquainted with the unique nature of this region and enjoy a truly pristine beauty! The largest lake of the world is fascinating, with its powerful energy. Come here for new experiences and the tide of life energy, positive emotions and adrenaline.
The Tourist Center “Olkhon”
Tourist base “Olkhon” is located on the coast of the Small Sea, Olkhon island. The unique location of the base due to excellent vision – lake from the shores of individual Islands! The water in the channel warms up quickly, allowing early access to the swimming season.
Convenient interchange allows tourists to take boat, walking and car tours in all directions. This will help to diversify the rest on lake Baikal and get a lot of new experiences.
The climate of the island is mild, good for those with poor health. Choosing a holiday on lake Baikal, the price of which compares favorably to the overseas tours, to comprehensively strengthen your body, getting a huge boost of energy.
The nature of the island will leave many colorful images – the secret of the impenetrable jungle, crystal clear water, rich flora and fauna surround every guest coming here every day.
The advantages of the camping-hotel “Olkhon”
Choosing Continue reading
One August night in 1986 in villages near lake Nyos, located in a mountainous region of the African state of Cameroon, in the dream died just 1,700 people. The cause of their death was the lake, even though some unfortunates lived 25 kilometers from its shores. However, this distance was not enough to save them from a huge cloud of carbon dioxide that rose from the lake bottom and covered the neighboring hills and valleys, depriving oxygen all living beings on this territory and thereby causing them suffocation.
In this part of Africa there are three very unusual lake. One of them, Manon, two years before described the tragedy resulted in the deaths of 37 people, but the emission of gas from the bottom of Nyos was much worse. The third lake, Kivu, while never identified in the air is carbon dioxide, although in its waters this deadly gas dissolved, no less.
The hazardous nature of these lakes comes from their location — all they were formed in craters of volcanoes, and over the centuries carbon dioxide has leaked from the crater of the volcano and accumulated in bottom waters. In the other, smaller lakes gas in such cases due to the natural movement of water is distributed over Continue reading
Lake Baikal-the pearl of Eastern Siberia. Lake Baikal is located in Central Asia, in Russia, on the border of Irkutsk oblast and Buryat Republic. The largest and deepest lake in the world surrounded on all sides by mountain ranges and hills. You have a great opportunity to spend unforgettable days on the shores of this amazing and definitely the most beautiful freshwater lake.
One of the greatest lakes in the world – Baikal – located close to the centre of the Asian continent, in the South of Eastern Siberia, on the border of Irkutsk region and Buryatia. Baikal occupies a tectonic depression surrounded by mountain ranges, dissected intermountain valleys. There is another large body of water is so remote from the ocean. The length of the lake is 636 km, width up to 80 km, the area of 31.5 m2. The greatest depth of the lake – 1637 m (medium – 730 m), the volume of water – 2300 km3. Height above sea level – 455 m length of coastline – 2000 km.
On the territory of Baikal the island is 22. The largest and most interesting of them – Olkhon island. On the shores of lake Baikal in winter one can ice grottoes and spray.The temperature of the surface layers of water in lake Baikal in the summer of +8°. +9°C, Continue reading