Lake – water, which filled in a certain range and are not connected to sea or ocean. A large part of the lakes are sources of drinking water. But many also notable as tourist attractions. We offer you a list of the most amazing lakes that exist on our planet.
The Lake Titicaca . Peru and Bolivia
This is the largest mountain lake in freshwater. The area of lake Titicaca is 8,300 square kilometers. The shore of a pond overgrown with reeds, from which the locals make clothes, bags, hats, houses, etc.
Lake Chonji ,the border of China and North Korea
Lake Chonji called “heavenly lake”. It is the highest crater lake. It is located at a height of 2189 m above sea level. On horseback you can ride the mountain trails around the lake.
The Crater Lakes . USA
One of the cleanest lakes in the world is crater lake. From late spring to October, travelers can enjoy the amazing views. At other times the road length 53 km, around the lake is closed.
The Lake Nakuru . Kenya
Lake Nakuru is a haven for small flamingos. Tens of thousands of birds create a canvas of pink. Besides flamingos there are more than 400 species of other birds. The lake belongs to the national Park Nakuru, so on the shores of the lake you can find zebras, Continue reading
One Board after the other was taken to a special flight of foreigners at the airport «Baikal», and then they were transported to the hotels of Ulan-Ude . Ahead of the visit of the city cordoned off. Early morning police patrols and traffic police went on duty on the streets of Ulan-Ude. Part of the roads were closed, traffic lights have translated in a mode “yellow blinking”. Such security measures for those who for this very safety is responsible, but only in other countries. All delegates of foreign intelligence agencies carefully guard. In the hotel “Buryatia” is allowed only with a pass. Even blocked the back door .
– A lot of foreigners?
-The entire hotel was inhabited?
-2 days stopped.
Closer to 11 o’clock on the porch of the other hotels has a network of volunteers and guides. They expected the dignitaries to go along with them to lake Baikal, in Turku.
Oyuna Nemcinova – volunteer:
– They are sociable, friendly, very friendly. Approach people and ask if anything is unclear.
In “Baikal Harbor” foreigners receive a warm welcome and introduction to the culture of Buryatia. A highlight will be the ceremony of tying silk ribbons on Serge – the hitching post.
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The majority of large and small lakes is not only a source of drinking water, but also important tourist sites.
Before you eight amazing lakes in the world. Let’s find out what exactly they are remarkable and why they are worth seeing.
Titicaca: the largest reserves of fresh water mountain lake
Where: South America; Peru and Bolivia
Its area is comparable to the size of Crete — about 8300 sq km. From the plane it looks like a sea, but when viewed from the shore in places is reminiscent of a marsh overgrown with reeds. The people here move carefully, looking at the ground, as they walk on muddy dirt. Cane everywhere and do everything — clothes, hats, bags, home and the island on which they live. There is a legend that long ago the Aymara Indians, crossing his pirogue in the lake, were on the territory of the Incas. To get the two peoples failed, but to go home the proud Aymara did not — decided that it will float on the lake. Since they live on the reed Islands, rafts, decoration reminiscent of the ancient Egyptian court.
Change: the high-mountain crater lake
Where there are: Asia; on the border of China and North Korea.
The shoreline of this lake is situated at a height of 2189 m above sea level, so Change called “Heavenly lake”. It is surrounded by winding mountain trails, on which you can ride Continue reading