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
Trip to lake Cheo LAN and the consequences.
Our journey to the national Park Khao SOK began with a visit to the observation deck and gorgeous view of lake Cheo LAN . the Ratchaprapa dam and hydroelectric power plant.
Lake Cheo LAN in a national Park Khao SOK.
The first desire, which arises at the sight of such beauty, ride on a long tail boat (longtail) on the lake. You need to rent. All the boats concentrated on the pier. Before him stands the building where hangs a detailed map of lake Cheo LAN . the major interesting places and the cost of the trip, which will depend on the duration and distance travelled.
Map of lake with notes.
We must not forget that at the entrance to the national Park Khao SOK . you must pay 200 baht (per person) for entrance. With this amount we took when we decided on the route around the lake and the length of travel time.
The cost of different routes on the lake.
The map shows the caves . one of which is inhabited by bats, and the most picturesque places on the lake. I read that the visit to the caves is an event unsafe . since the lake has already happened tragic episodes of the deaths of the tourists who swam in the cave, and the water came out and they could not. So the cave we decided to visit the beach not to go, and just admire the karst mountains from the water.
These treacherous caves.
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Welcome to the resort “the White Lake” the Mayor and the Government of Moscow!
Sanatorium “Lake White” city Hall and Moscow Government, is located in Shatura district of the Moscow region at a distance of 150 km from Moscow ring road is 65 km from the district center of Shatura, surrounded by birch trees, pines and firs. The resort is located on the banks of the pearls of this area – lake “White” karst origin, has excellent terrain with a uniform and a gradual decrease of depth. The bottom of the lake is lined with White relict grass, closer to the coast – the sand, the water is clear and the level is always constant: the lake is fed by numerous springs.
Sanatorium white Lake – a brilliant representative of the segment of budget leisure and treatment in the suburbs. The unique location, clean air, healing lake, modern medical facilities, qualified med. staff, pool, 3 meals a day and comfortable rooms – all this together makes the resort a Lake white as a leader among health centers in the suburbs. If You looking for a cheap resort in the suburbs – You in the white Lake resort!
Vacationers are located in two modern and comfortable buildings. But beyond Continue reading