Lake-killers - Rope around the Earth and other surprises of science
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…

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Mountains, valleys and lake
This lake was once famous all-Union resort. Here sent the most distinguished figures from all over the USSR. After the dissolution of the Union financing of the resort changed, business…

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A Journey in the UAE
The state is fairly young compared with other countries, but with a unique and compelling story consistently happy campers fun, and most importantly, safe tours. The UAE is one of…

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The Devil’s Garden – the most popular attraction of Croatia

Found on the Internet exciting information about the most popular destination of Croatia. I think we should all definitely go and see with your own eyes. In the meantime, you can just read

In Croatia there is a unique national Park Plitvice lakes (Horw. Plitvička jezera). Thousands of tourists from all over the world flock here to overjoyed to merge with the Paradise nature. And it’s hard to believe that once this place was called “devil’s garden”.

The famous lakes are located halfway between Zagreb, the capital of the state, to the Adriatic coast, along which, and found shelter Croatia.

For the first time about the Plitvice lakes is mentioned in the 16th century. But then people were not up to the beauty of the Balkan peoples were constantly at war with the Ottoman Empire trying to assert their independence. It was at that time this dangerous edge was called “devil’s garden”.

In 1777 these places acquire an official name – “Plitvice lakes”, which was written by the priest of Otočac Dominique Vukasovich.

Gradually the word spreads about the extraordinary beauty of the Plitvice lakes. Already in 1891, from the city of Karlovac was built the road to the lakes, and by 1894 Continue reading

Independent experts say: lake # 6 threatens the safety of Almaty

Last June was the hottest month for the last 150 years

Almaty rescuers checked the infamous lake # 6! According to independent experts, the reservoir threatens the security of the metropolis and can cause destructive debris flow. Today rescuers flew over the glaciers of Zailiyskiy Alatau together with journalists and showed exactly what they are doing to reduce the amount of hazardous mountain lake.

Here, in the mountains, at a height of over three and a half thousand meters of the work does not stop even for a minute. Experts «Kazselezaschita” quickly purify and expand the drainage channel to lake No. 6. The glacier named after Manshuk Mametova, which feeds the lake water, already began to melt, it is necessary to connect the siphon for pumping excessive water volume, to avoid trouble.

Isan Kokanbaev, chief engineer of “Kazselezaschita” of the Ministry of emergency situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan:

– Constantly monitoring of the lake and the discharges produced by this channel. Therefore, at present no danger, we declare as experts «Kazselezaschita”.

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Tourist recreation center “Sand mountain”

Namsky ulus

Dream of a Paradise vacation away from the city rush, regain their emotional balance, improve your health, gain new energy? Not necessarily to go to distant lands. Recreation center “Sand mountain”, just 100 km away from the city is what you need!

A unique landscape, pine forest, beautiful lakes, rich in fish river (roach, Dace, perch, pike, whitefish, burbot). From the mountain peaks you can admire a unique panorama of the Lena river with its sandy beach Islands.

Awaits you dining, fishing, beach with clean running water. For fans of river trips trips on the river Lena. Autumn is gathering mushrooms and berries, fishing, hunting for waterfowl is permitted in the terms.

A perfect place for corporate and cultural activities, weekend tours, family holidays and individual request tours. Additional features of providing camping equipment, fishing gear.

1. Travel, accommodation (p. Grafskiy beach – recreation and returning by motor boat, accommodation with provision of houses from 4 to 10 persons, dishes for receiving and cooking, a grill, electricity from generator gas.stove, firewood for the stove and the grill.) – 2000 rubles per person during the day.

2. Walk along the Lena river (on a motor boat up to 4 people) – 600 rubles Continue reading

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