Lakes Description characteristics
  In Karelia are the largest lakes of Europe - Ladoga and Onega. Stand out for their size also Vygozero (1000 sq km), Topozero. Segozero, Pjaozero, Vodlozero, Kuito, Sumozero. In…

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Keep Baikal alive!
  UNESCO supported the requirements for the protection of lake Baikal 34th Session of the world Heritage Committee of UNESCO endorsed the demands of the 125 thousand people who signed…

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The Amazing lake of a thousand Islands in China Forum on Dao De

 

There are so many amazing places, and this was the result of human activity.

Known for its crystal clear water, Qiandao Lake, or thousand Islands, appeared in 1959, as a result of damming of the Xin’an river for the construction of hydropower plants in Zhejiang province formed the largest freshwater lake in Eastern China — Zandaka (Lake of a thousand Islands). Its name it received because of 1078 small and big Islands on it.

The water is so clean that served as the basis for the creation of a Chinese mineral water brand Nongfu Spring.

This unique artificial lake is 1078 Islands. 81% of the island territory covered with forests – the area is extremely beautiful Islands on the lake and around it represents the largest area of forest Park of China, home to 90 species of birds, 60 species of wild animals. Here was built the first in China hydroelectric. From here were resettled farmers from 1377 villages, 20 thousand hectares of arable land disappeared in the lake area of 573 sq km and with 1078 islets.

Currently in lake Qiandaohu mastered 13 scenic areas. If tourists wish to enjoy the picturesque landscape, they should visit the island of Mapendo. Standing on top of the island, Continue reading

NATIONAL PARK BRASLAV LAKES

 

One of the most picturesque places of Belarus-national Park “Braslav lakes” — is located in the North-West of Belarus, 250 km from Minsk, near the border with Lithuania and Latvia. The Park was created in 1995. Its territory is more than 69 thousand hectares, of which 2 581 ha of the protected area.The features of the landscape

The basis of the form of the National Park Braslav lakes, consisting of interconnected 61 large and small lakes with a total area of 12 701 hectares.

The biggest lakes are Drivyaty, Snudy, Strusto, Voyso, North voloso, Nedrovo, Biareža, Double, Funs, etc. are among hilly terrain. Each of them has its own characteristics and is unique.

On the lake Strusto is located the second largest island in Belarus – Chaichin (1,6 sq km sq), which has internal reservoir – a small lake. Hair South of the lake is the deepest in the Park (maximum depth is 40.4 m). The lake is known for the extraordinary purity of the water (transparency – 7m).

Local places are often compared with Switzerland or Finland.

In the National Park “Braslav lakes” is situated many monuments of archeology, history and culture.

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Denmark – travel feature

 

Denmark — it’s a small country with beautiful nature and rich history. Not accidentally it is called the “Pearl of the Scandinavian Peninsula”: because of its small territory focused real treasures of culture and history to visit, all year round: in winter and summer.

The capital — københavn (Copenhagen), cities — Aalborg (Alborg), århus (Aarhus) and Odense (Odense).

In snow season this hospitable country offers to spend unforgettable new year holidays in the fairytale capital, Copenhagen is rich or attractions in Aarhus. Or go to Odense — the birthplace of perhaps the most famous storyteller in the world — Hans Christian Andersen. In addition, the trip by boat visiting some of the Scandinavian countries can enjoy, both adults and children.

In summer, the Kingdom prepares special surprises that will appeal to family tourists. First, this is an awesome theme parks — Legoland and Tivoli. Secondly, the fabulous beaches of the Danish Riviera, where during the winter the tired mothers will be able to enjoy high quality treatments at local SPA hotels. Third, amazing nature. Beautiful lakes with sandy beaches, like toys, gingerbread farm, where you can taste delicious national dishes and taste local cheeses. Finally, the romantic old fortress, part of which today is open as a hospitable Continue reading