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
Tourist route interesting excursions in the most picturesque places of Altai begins in Biysk. passes through the village of Ust–Kan, the regional center of Ust–Koksa, Uimon Top of the famous Alpine village of Simulta with return to point of departure. The length of the trip will be 1500 miles by car to 15 kilometers on foot radial gates. The duration of tourist travel three days with two overnights.
White, majestic at all times, the Beluga whale as a magnet attracts lovers of travel and seekers on their spiritual paths. Ancient legends of the country of universal prosperity and justice Belovodye dominates the minds of many generations and makes people go look for her. The old believers. came in the Altai mountains, to save after the Church schism of the Holy faith of their ancestors. Amazing and unprecedented journey of the Roerich’s “Altai – the Himalayas”, all these names, place names, spiritual truths are United in Uimon valley.
Many scholars agree that the word “Eumon” in the root contains succinct “OEM”, the Buddhist “AUM”, the storage location of the innermost wisdom. This may explain the desire of people who visited one day in a secret place to come back to the beautiful Beluga whale. To understand the mystique of the place, only a visit here, touching Continue reading
Excursion “Journey into nature” along the ecological trail of the natural complex “Blue lakes” is a meeting with one of the most interesting and unique corners of nature of Belarusian Poozerie.
“Blue lake” (formerly titled reserve of national importance, established in 1972 on the area of 1500 ha, now natural complex, since 1999 in the national Park “Narochansky”) is a unique hilly moraine natural complex.
Nature Blue lakes is so rich and diverse that can serve as both a monument of the glacial era (the relative height differences up to 50 m) and a natural laboratory for naturalists.
The center of this natural complex is Boldukskaya lake group, each of which is unique. Bolduc is renowned for deep, clear and cold water; Globla – green water and high transparency; shaped glubelka – very beautifully shaped lake; in Imera – soapy, soft water, Achment – brackish (with salinity of over 300 mg/l). All these lakes are in the basin of fast and rapids of the river Stracha, the right inflow of the river Viliya.
The pedestrian part of the excursion along the ecological path Continue reading