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.
You should bring a hat and sunscreen.
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
Water neotemlemoy part of our lives. Our world is full of lakes, rivers, mineral springs and other waters. There are amazing beautiful lakes, Alpine, little and great ponds. But water is not always the same color and can be shades of all colors. Condé Nast Traveler magazine has identified 13 of the most colorful body of water in the world.
Peyto lake, Alberta, Canada
The most popular lake of Canada, located in Banff national Park in the mountainous region of the Canadian Rockies. The color of the lake is so turquoise, thanks to lednikoviy flour in the rock, which filled with the water of the lake. Peyto lake is the most heavenly shade of turquoise with milk.
Hot istochniki Beppu, Oita, Japan
Hot springs in Beppu, popularly called Hell Beppu is located in Japan on the island Kyushu. Just in Beppu eight springs and they all vary in colour from milky turquoise to effing rusty. One of the thermal springs Chinoike Jigoku (bloody hell pond) is a blood-red color.
Bay don Edwards national wildlife refuge, Fremont, California.
It is a colorful diversity can be seen in the National wildlife reserve of the são Francisco in the USA. In the reserve there are things to see and places to climb, but the most impressive and special — it’s the salt ponds. In salt marshes, located within Continue reading
Of greatest interest is the island of San Miguel with its historic Maritime capital, green fields and beautiful volcanic scenery. Originally San Miguel was composed of two separate Islands. The largest and most populated of the nine main Islands of the archipelago is 65 km from Settling in the capital of the island called Ponta Delgada, easy access to the rocky coast — to lakes in volcanic craters and hot springs emitting steam from the depths of the island.
The Western part of the island
In the North-West of the island of são Miguel is a giant crater of the volcano Caldeira das Sete Cidades (Caldeira das Network-Cidades), a circumference of about 12 km If the crater is not covered by clouds, is better it is visible from the observation platform Vistas do Rei where the trail starts, leading to its Western edge. At the bottom of the crater lies a little village Network-Cidades and six dark green lakes, separated by thin strips of land. It is believed that the crater was formed in 1440-ies, after the eruption, which was destroyed by the volcano that created the Western part of the island. Today the crater is covered with dense vegetation, although the first settlers called it a scorched shell.
In the main city of the Northern coast, called Continue reading