The biggest lakes in the world
What associations arise in us when we hear the word «lake»? Probably POPs up in the minds of quiet glassy surface, beautiful lilies blooming on the surface of the water, wonderful stay on the beach, fishing… But there are on our planet reservoirs, called lakes, despite the fact that on a Grand scale, far exceed the sea and seas less prone to natural disasters.
Caspian sea — a sea or a lake?
First on the list and the largest lake — the Caspian sea. Its dimensions are impressive, and the title «sea» is rather arbitrary, as it is a closed lake. It has an ancient history. The name comes from the tribes of the ancient Caspians, engaged in the breeding, but in different sources the Caspian sea had other names — Khvalynskoye, Derbent.
It is situated on the border of merging of Asia and Europe, and several States can have the honor to admire the famous beauty of this wonderful lake: Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Iran, by the way, in Iran the Caspian sea is called the Khazar — on behalf of the peoples living on its coast.
The sea water is salty, and the length of the Caspian sea along the coastline, including the Islands, Continue reading
The Dream about the lake as a rule, unfavorable, and portends danger. To see him in a dream, swim in it or fall into it — a sign of loss, grief, illness. Sometimes this dream warns that the danger your well being or condition. After such a dream you should put in order their Affairs and to look closely at the people around you, because among them there are enemies that jump at the chance to deal with you. Sometimes a dream about the lake foretells an accident. In this case, you should postpone the trip and reschedule any important meetings. To see the lake bottom through the clear water in a dream means that you will be able to see or learn more about the subject (or person) that you are interested in. A small, clean lake in a scenic area lit by the sun, to dream — a sign of happiness and prosperity. Bare, empty, or rocky terrain around the lake in a dream — a sign of the collapse of plans, change for the worse, poverty and deprivation. To sail on the lake in a dream — a harbinger of separation from a loved one. See interpretation: water, boat, etc.
To dream of burning a sheet of paper to a strong fire, which will destroy all forests on the globe. The world’s population will experience an acute need for wood, paper and, of course, the air.
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Lake of Egypt
Lakes in Egypt a little. It is primarily the largest lakes of the Nile Delta. Mariut, Madieh, Edek, Burullus and Manzala, separated from the Mediterranean sea by sandbars and a lake Bardawil, located in the northeast of the Sinai Peninsula, also separated from the Mediterranean by a narrow oblique. Besides the coastal lakes in Egypt is still a number of lakes located on the Suez isthmus: the Points, Timsah, Great and Little Bitter lakes, and lakes in oases.
In the northeast Libyan desert in Buheirah governorate West of the Nile Delta is a tectonic depression of Wadi Natroun. The name derives from the presence in it of more than ten small soda-rich lakes, called “Soda lakes”. For a few months a year alkaline lakes are drying up, and it is possible to extract sodium carbonate.
In the construction of the Aswan dam on the Nile in 1964-1968 gg formed a reservoir with a surface area of about 5250 km2. called lake Nasser. In 1997, the artificial lake Nasser began to expand to the West and to inundate the lowlands of Toshka, in southern Egypt, creating over the next few years four new lakes. In total, the Toshka lakes cover an area of about 1300 km2 .
And finally, the Birket Karun (lake Meridova) is the most remarkable lake in Egypt. Celebrity in ancient times and the immense services rendered to Egypt, make it one of those peculiarities, which deserve the most attention.
Imotski is a city located in Central Dalmatia near the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina. The city is located in the heart of the continent and from the Adriatic sea that separates the mountain range Biokovo. Imotski is famous for its unique karst lakes – Blue (Modro jezero) and the Red (Crveno jezero). These amazing lakes and we went to watch.
2. Day for the trip was not chosen very well. The next day we had a three-day trip to Istria and it is reasonable to relax and stay home. But curiosity took over and we went to watch Imotski lake 🙂
3. The road from Brela to Imotski is a scenic mountain serpentine and takes just over an hour. Imotski lakes are located just outside the town.
4. First we went to see the Blue lake.
5. Blue lake is located at the bottom of the 200 metre deep sinkholes leads up a long spiraling road.
6. We have patience and began our descent to the lake.
7. After 10 minutes we finally saw the bottom of the lake.
8. It’s really blue 🙂
9. The lake is still 3 turns of the road and a small section of track right the rocky slope Continue reading
BUENOS AIRES + USHUAIA + BARILOCHE + MENDOZA
10 days / 9 nights
Arrival in Buenos Aires.
Private transfer Shuttle service with English speaking guide in the hotel. Accommodation for 2 nights in the hotel (Breakfast and taxes included)
Private sightseeing tour on city with Russian speaking guide.
Buenos Aires is associated with tango, football, Evita name, Maradona and Che Guevara. The capital of Argentina is considered one of the most elegant cities in South America. Their appearance, ancient buildings and architecture of the city resembles Paris. The historic center has preserved the features of the colonial period. You will see the Central square of Plaza de Mayo, the Pink House, the Cathedral, the colon theatre, the Obelisk, the National Congress. The tour includes a visit to the area Boca (birthplace of tango) to the pedestrian area of Caminito, the San Martin square and the cemetery in Recoleta.
In the evening, visiting with a guide one of the best tango cabaret of Buenos Aires, where tango shows. (transfer of a restaurant/hotel/restaurant and dinner included)
Tango is very popular around the world. But Argentina have one distinct advantage – it is here that it appeared. Continue reading