Lake Geneva is located on the countryside of Switzerland and France. This lake is one of the biggest in Western Europe and the largest lake in the Alps.
About 60% of lake Geneva is under the jurisdiction of Switzerland, and the other 40% washes would save a Department of France — Top of the Savoy.
The lake lies on the rhône river, which begins with the eponymous glacier. The lake is the largest in Switzerland, and greatly exceeding in size all known lakes in the Alps. Its shape is similar to the shape of a Crescent, the horns of which is oriented to the South. North side of the shoreline continues 95 km South of 72 km. The greatest depth of the lake is 310 meters and it is situated between the towns of Lausanne on the North shore and Evian-Les-Baie South. Also in this place the width of the lake is 13 km away.
The whole world knows what the beautiful shores of lake Geneva. They connect the sub-tropical vegetation with snow-capped mountain tops, unobtrusive and pleasant climate. Noteworthy resort town dot the banks of the lake, among them: Evian and Thonon-Les-Bains in France; Geneva, Montreux, Vevey, Lausanne and Villeneuve on the Swiss side. On the North shore is also popular Swiss Riviera – a coastal area with a huge number of luxurious resorts that are located East of Lausanne. Here is Chillon castle, which once guarded the trade routes. Continue reading
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Rest on the lakes of Italy every year is gaining popularity, especially on the lakes of Northern Italy – Garda, Como and Maggiore . which are considered the most beautiful in the region. They are quite extensive (up to 370 sq km) reservoirs of glacial origin, depth is often more than 400 m. Soft, healthy microclimate of Alpine lakes basins is allowed to create a world class resort.
The most part lakes in Italy is exceptionally clean and transparent water, amazing nature beauty, excellent local infrastructure, which influenced the rapid development of tourism in these areas.
From ancient times to rest on the lakes of the preferred Pliny the Younger, Shelley, Stendhal. In our days on the Italian lakes come the rich melancholy, the bride and groom from all over the world who are attracted by the romantic water, conducive to rest and relaxation.
Lake Garda, the largest lake of Italy (the length of 52 km, width 17 km), is half an hour away from Milan. Well here in the summer and autumn: mild climate, beautiful scenery, palaces and castles. The season runs from February to October. Continue reading
Authorities Togliatti intend to paint bright colors in deterring dangerous for swimming, but popular among the citizens of the reservoirs. Among other ways to deter bathers from unsuitable lakes in the municipality are considering “planting” there is artificial seaweed.
Information about lakes painting appeared on the official site of the mayoralty of Tolyatti and the Ministry of forestry, environment and nature management of the Samara region. However, while these measures have the status of projects .
“This idea we have sounded rather at the level of propaganda, technology is only being studied. Any way we need to preserve human life, but people continue to bathe in the forbidden places and to perish” . – told the head of the Department of public safety Togliatti Konstantin Firsov. Now the city is considered a few ideas that may solve the problem of extreme swimmers. Raids and warning signs don’t convince people that the rest can end in tears.
The technology of color lakes food dyes currently being developed by rescuers in Germany. There was prepared a small artificial reservoir filled with rain water. Now experts see how stable the dye and whether it is compatible Continue reading
Durmitor national Park (the scheme ) was included in the UNESCO world heritage list in 1980. Here the beauty of nature is revealed so that it outshines other natural attractions of Montenegro.
How to get to the Durmitor and the Tara canyon
Starting point to visit the Tara river canyon is the đurđevića bridge. You can come here by car or public transport and the tour. To the right of the bridge begins the path that descends to the river and displays a wide area of the canyon.
To reach Durmitor by bus and tour. By public transport you need to get to žabljak (about 15 €), then walk to National Park Durmitor. The Black lake can be reached in about an hour. At the entrance to the Park will charge 2 euros for the admission.
With Celtic “Durmitor” is translated as “mountains, on which many water sources”. There really is 18 lakes. They are called the Gorski Eyes (“Eye Gore”). This is a unique landscape that no longer exists anywhere in the world. The most famous of lakes – Black – stands at 1416 m above sea level.
The Durmitor mountain range surrounds the canyon on three sides. Bobotov Kuk is the highest point in the Park. He rises to 2522 m above Continue reading
The most beautiful lake of South Ural. Mecca for believers, Bashkirs, and for paragliders.
Aushkul lake is situated at an altitude of 413 meters above sea level. The lake is oval in shape, length 2 km, width – about 1.5 kilometers. The lake is shallow. The average depth is only 1.85 metres high. The bottom is flat, covered with glacial gravel and silt.
As reported the scientists, the water of the lake is mineralized and it belongs to hydrocarbonate-calcium-magnesium waters. With soft water, slightly alkaline.
The lake is ideal for swimming and for fishing. Here roach, bream, perch, pike, tench, vendace. Meet cancers.
From the West on the shore of the lake rises mount Oustau (645 meters). Its cone rises above the surface of the lake at 230 meters. The ascent is not difficult for the trained people. On the way probably will make a few stops, out of breath. But with the top of the mountain offers beautiful views of the lake, mountains and countryside.
On the mountain there are several revered among the Bashkirs graves. One of them is a stone slab with ancient text in Arabic script. The text suggests that here is buried the Arab Sheikh. Plate in 1905 brought from Bishkek and installed to replace worn-out previously existing. Nearby, two graves of Awliya saints and Sofas. Continue reading