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 the number of tourists visiting these meta exceeded tens of thousands.
In 1893 was established the society for the protection of the Plitvice lakes, whose task was to preserve the natural splendor of this place and attract tourists from all over the world.
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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
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