Beneath the surface of Europe may be the large lake
After analyzing the data of the spacecraft Galileo, astronomers came to the conclusion that under the surface of Europa (moon of Jupiter) may hide large bodies of water, equal in…

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Lakes and rivers
Lake Rosenshine – the legacy of the last ice age in Europe. They are very young by the standards of nature and of eternity – only 10-12 thousand years. The…

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The Lake Turgoyak

TOUR OF THE BEAUTIFUL AND INTERESTING PLACES

The miracle of Russia — the lake Turgoyak

The miracle of Russia — lake Turgoyak is located in the southern Urals in Chelyabinsk region. Let me take you on an amazing voyage in a rich land with beautiful scenery.

There is a beautiful legend about how there was a unique lake. Once, long ago in the Urals was traveling a young man by the name of the Tour. He wandered between the mountain ranges and met a girl named Gojak. She was just as beautiful as it is sad. The youth learned from the story of the girl that the evil witch has lost her sight and heal her only the purest water in the world.

Then the young man went on a long journey on lake Baikal and in his hands brought healing waters. The girl was washed and received my sight, and those drops that fell to the ground turned into a beautiful lake, which he named Turgoyak. So says the ancient Bashkir legend.

South Ural — one of the richest regions of Russia. In the interior contain great quantities of gold, platinum, copper, minerals and gems. But the main wealth of this region are the numerous lakes. Often this region is called «Ural Switzerland».

Most of the reservoirs located in mountainous terrain. Continue reading

Ecuador: the Indian town of Otavalo and its surroundings. Love Klyuev, Private guide in Colombia

The journey from Quito to Otavalo is interesting not only because you “EN masse” to buy Souvenirs for all his family and friends — because it was in this Indian town is a huge market of decorative and craft products, is well known throughout Latin America.

Otavalo is interesting not only for the market! Here it is possible to see how South American Indians could “be built” in modern civilization and take its fruits, however, not lost their cultural identity and not become a tourist attraction.

In addition around Otavalo there are lots of scenic natural attractions: this is a eucalyptus forest and a light disposed therein Peguche waterfalls, and high mountain “black” lake Mojanda, and a beautiful volcano Imbabura, at the foot of which a lake, this time a normal blue but with shipping and lots of trout. It (the trout) is served here in the coastal restaurants.

Who likes hand-made, unusual clothes and interior items, that will be interesting to visit “wooden” the village of San Antonio or “leather” the village of Cotacachi, next to which is a very interesting Continue reading

The Lake of the Wrymouth – Salt resort, city of Sol-Iletsk

Lake Wrymouth, bromine or lake, formed in 1896. It is 50 metres to the East of the lake Collapse.

The lake is elongated from Chapada to the East, the area is 88550 sq m, depth 3-4 meters.

In the lake of Wrymouth in the summer in a large number of reproduction of the crustacean Artemia Salina (Artemia salina) – salty brine, which gives the lake a reddish color.

At the bottom of the lake — mud greenish or dark brown, in summer it is heated to fifty degrees Celsius. Dead on view of the water is full of life, especially in the summer. Scoop a handful of water — and sees a reddish small living creature, it is an interesting resident of salt lake crustacean Artemia Salina. During the summer he gives 3-4 generations of individuals. Crustaceans belong to the class of crustacea, to the family of arthropods. They are carriers of compounds that synthesize organic substances that form when the withering away of the mud.

Dying calf crustaceans collected centuries at the bottom of lakes, interspersed with silt and salt, and formed a thick layer of mud with therapeutic properties.

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