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
The lake is the most different of the Association.
One of the attractions of China, which is beaten by 6-micrometrical track from Dunhuan city, is an oasis in the Gobi desert. There is amazing beauty of the lake, which is Crescent-shaped and similar name.
For some time the lake was included in the UNESCO world heritage site, and since 1970 it has become one of the most protected places, as the water level decreases inexorably and is now the deepest part is about 1.3 meters.
Lost in the endless Sands of the lake Crescent has a transparent and clear water that resembles sapphire, and a short distance built a Chinese pagoda in a contemporary local customs. Many tourists seek to get to this lake, to admire a truly unique landscape and buy numerous Souvenirs that are sold here already at the entrance to the city.
From the height of bird’s flight
Many tourists who have seen the lake from a certain height, it triggers a variety of associations, but all of them are convinced that the lake was shining like the moon, suddenly falling on the ground or created by nature, the charming miracle in the endless Sands. All around a really unique and beautiful lake in the shape of a Crescent Continue reading
Unique, unusual and so different – attractive-home, cold, harsh, but always charming beauty of natural landscapes Ergakov, their aura have long ago become a byword. It is this beauty and this aura draws you to him countless fans, not to mention pilgrims. Anyone who was in Ergaki, the man confirms that opened his eyes an unforgettable spectacle and a lasting impression. And he pulls to come back again and again.
Ergaki very “compact” – the whole area can be circumvented in a few days. Someone thinks that this place – the door through which you can go on a magical journey where dreams come true, and the man finds himself in harmony with nature.
Some of the natural attractions have become truly iconic for these places. They form a unique image Ergakov and are “centers of gravity” for tens of thousands of people. First of all, this is a rocky ridge, called “Sleeping Sayan”. The silhouette on the man’s back, face and flowing long hair, the hands folded on the chest, legs and feet. “Sleep” shakes, awakens imagination and inspiration. He has numerous legends, and for many hundreds of years remains the most majestic, mysterious and enigmatic spectacle in Ergaki.
Another wonderful creation of Nature is the rock formation of the Brothers Continue reading