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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In Ukraine most richly lakes of Polesie. Blue mirror natural reservoirs of this region are rightfully considered the jewels of our nature. They are scattered all over the Polesie lowland, but most of them are in its Western part. Here, in Volhynia, which is sometimes called “little taiga”, you will find more than one hundred and fifty lakes.
These are the largest freshwater reservoirs in Ukraine, including beautiful Svityaz, Pulemetske lake, lake Luke and Nebel.
Polissya lakes are located one by one or in groups. The most famous group — the Shatsk lakes, the decoration of the North-Western part of Volyn region. Lake in the group of Shatsky lakes are very different. Some of them, such as, for example, Turski, occupy depressions of river valleys, but most of the lakes are isolated from major rivers or connected to small ducts. Interestingly, the water in the group of Shatsky lakes has a different color. So, the Lake is strikingly transparent it is, the lake is Sandy — whitish, in lake take — bluish.
Svityaz lake is included in the seven natural wonders of Ukraine, in the past about him many legends. It fascinates not only the transparency of the water, but snow-white Cretaceous bed, Continue reading
Sol-Iletsk is a small town located in the Orenburg region, on the border of Russia and Kazakhstan, 970 km from Ekaterinburg. There are salt lakes with similar water composition with the famous Dead sea in Israel.
Tour duration: 10 day(s)
Tour cost from 9300 rubles.
The most famous lake Collapse, where the water is so salty that allows you to lie on its surface,
In Sol-Iletsk has seven lakes:
1. Mineral (brine) lake with highly concentrated salt water – brine: the Collapse, New.
2. Graziani containing brine and therapeutic mud: Tuzluca, Wrymouth (hope), a lake of Joy.
3. Mineral having a low concentration of salt: a Large city and Small city.
Indications for treatment:
– atopic dermatitis children and eczema;
– diseases of the musculoskeletal system;
– diseases of the nervous system;
the remaining infiltration and adhesions in the thoracic and abdominal cavity after injury, surgery, infections (except of tuberculosis);
– diseases of female sexual sphere;
– vascular disease.
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