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
Island of lemurs – Madagascar
A holiday in Madagascar
Located in the Indian ocean off the Southeast coast of Africa, Madagascar is considered the fourth largest largest island in the world (its area 592000 km2).
The island is separated from the mainland by wide Mozambique channel. Madagascar – this is a fragment of the ancient African platform composed of hard metamorphic and crystalline rocks: granite, schist, gneiss, separated by about 165 million years ago from the African continent. Some time a new island was drifting to the East, taking with them a large variety of animal and plant species.
The island nation of Madagascar is a very specific and exotic country in the world. She is one of the poorest in economic terms and one of the richest region of bio diversity. Of the 200,000 species of animals and plants of Madagascar, a 150 000 are found nowhere else in the world (approximately 5 percent of the total species diversity of flora and fauna of our planet). In Madagascar at least 13000 species of plants, of which 80 percent are endemic and 3 500 have medicinal properties. The island has no large mammals, except imported here allowed, but there are various species of small insectivorous animals, reptiles (including crocodiles) and lemurs. Continue reading
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