The city stands on the shores of beautiful lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, which stretches nearly four kilometres altitude. On the shores of the lake, on floating Islands, built from reeds live the Indian tribe Aymara. They have kept the traditional way of life, customs, beliefs and traditional costumes. Not a week goes by here without some national holiday. On its banks and adjacent plateau Collao six centuries ago flourished the culture of Tiahuanaco. According to the legend the Inca, from the dark waters of the lake were the progenitors of the Inca Empire, Manco Capac and Mama Occlo. Considerable interest in this area and represent the ancient burial towers – Chullpas located in Sillustani is an ancient Indian grave in Peru.
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Puno is located in the South-Western part of the country at an altitude of 3827 meters above the sea level. Lake Titicaca is the highest lake in the world located at an altitude of 3810 m on the border of Bolivia and Peru. It is the world’s largest high-altitude navigable body of water – it is an area Continue reading
Lake of Ukraine
Lakes of Ukraine are scenic places that you like to relax as residents and guests from far and near abroad. Number of lakes more than 3 thousands, but really beautiful and clean bodies of water among them not too much. Unfortunately, many lakes are polluted with sewage, littered with debris and are often ugly and pathetic.
The more valuable the water, where the ecosystem is preserved in its original form, where the water is clean and clear, and the flora and fauna with its variety.
Amazing lakes of the country
Svityaz – lake, which is among “Seven wonders of Ukraine”. This is the largest and deepest lake, having a natural origin. This wonderful corner of the nature is part of the large group of Shatsk’s lakes. To get to the lake you must drive to the city of Kovel, and from there taxis can get to the lake Svityaz.
Synevyr is a true, shining purity, the pearl of the Ukrainian Carpathians. Sometimes it is also called “Sea eye”. Indeed, the photographs from the satellite Synevyr resembles the eye of an incredible size. The area where the lake is very picturesque. Around – only high mountains covered with emerald pine forests. On the shores of the lake to relax from daily worries, breathe fresh air, Continue reading
In the Chinese province of Zhejiang is an amazing thousand Islands Lake Qiandaohu. Its total area is 573 km², and on the surface is 1078 Islands of different size, which gave the lake its name.
In 1959, in the Chinese province of Zhejiang necessitated the construction of a hydroelectric station. To do this, on the Qiantang river was created by the dam. The seemingly simple technological process, taking place constantly and everywhere. But in Zhejiang as a result of these works appeared not only a new industrial facility, but also a new and very interesting attraction in China.
Because of the dam an area of 570 km², where previously there was 1377 villages inhabited by 290,000 people, went under water. The resulting lake is called Qiandaohu. Completely flooded but it did not stay long: over time, the water began to settle, revealing the small in size and completely different forms of islets.
Year by year the number of such unusual land increased, and now the pond is called a lake of a Thousand Islands that is not entirely accurate. To date, Qiandaohu, there are 1078 Islands of relatively large size and a countless number of tiny patches of land peeking out of the water. Continue reading