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…

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Lakes of the world. Unusual lake. Lakes of the world
Lakes, formed from river oxbow lakes, are relatively small. Large arose in other ways. Some in valleys, blocked by avalanche or moraines, rock ridges left by retreating and now-vanished glaciers…

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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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Holiday in Bali, best hotels Bali, beach youth holidays, family cheap holidays in Bali with kids from the spectrum the tour operator, special offers

Climate: Tropical monsoon climate. From November to March the humidity reaches 95% at a temperature of 30ş – it can adversely affect people with poor health; it is recommended to wear light clothes made of natural fabrics. The most favorable climate in the period June – September.

Religion: Balinese Hinduism – «hindudharma» (94% of the indigenous population of Bali), Islam (90% of the population of Indonesia), Buddhism, Hinduism, Catholicism.

Visa regime: From 01.01.2015 the Russian citizens visa-free entry to Indonesia for up to 30 days, visa fee on entry is cancelled. If your stay is more than 30 days (but less than 45), you must open a visa of Indonesia in Moscow. Also a necessary requirement to enter Indonesia Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after the end of the trip.

Rules for hand baggage when travelling to Indonesia: from 21 may 2007 entered into force on the disposal of ICAO rules of transportation of liquids in the cabin for passengers travelling to Indonesia. All containers containing liquids and other products of similar consistence, should have a capacity not exceeding 100ml. these containers must be Packed in transparent, Continue reading

“unique lake”

Swan lake + the resort city Belokuriha

A tour of the lake Swan and in the city-resort Belokurikha

This unique lake is located in the Sovetsky district of Altai region. It is well-known for having one of two in Russia wintering ground for whooper Swan.

The area of Swan lake is 26.6 ha, length about 1 km, width – just over 400 m, the average depth of the lake is 70cm and the maximum – does not exceed 2 m. the lake Bottom is sandy / pebbly, the water is very clean and clear. Water reservoir fill the springs that burst out of the earth on the banks and in the center of the lake. In summer the water temperature does not exceed +15, and winter does not fall below +5-6 degrees, so the lake does not freeze. This was the reason for the wintering swans. Winter here every year about 350 of these beautiful birds. Swans fly here in November and live till March or April, and then again going North. In addition to the swans on the lake lives a huge number of wild ducks, marked by the nesting of the peregrine Falcon, the Saker Falcon, Sandpiper.

In winter, Swan lake is a truly unforgettable sight – the trees covered with frost, snow drifts, fog over the water and white birds, dissecting the water surface. For those wishing to admire the beautiful swans, provides a viewing platform overlooking the picturesque panorama of the lake, and a bridge, jutting out into Continue reading