Australia Australia is the sixth largest country in the world occupying an entire continent and adjacent Islands. This is the lowest leveled and continent of the Earth, where there are no earthquakes, no volcanism manifestations. Stand out in the topography of the plateau in the West and in the center of the Central lowland (up to 16m), in the East, strongly destroyed mountains of the Great Dividing range (2230 metres, Kosciuszko). The climate varies from semiarid in the North to temperate in the South of Tasmania. For the most part has a tropical climate with trade winds the winds from the Pacific ocean. 2/3 of the territory is occupied by deserts and semi-deserts (Great Sandy, Gibson, Great Victoria desert, etc.). Along the coasts and in the mountains – forest. Flora and especially the fauna of otlichayutsya endemism. The river network is poorly developed. Distinctive temporary watercourses (cries), a saline lake. The country is rich in groundwater, but they are brackish.
Reference: Total area: 7.68 million sq km population: 19.9 million people capital: Canberra official languages: English, currency: Australian dollar.
Tourism: each year Australia is visited by about 4.5 million people. Tourists are attracted by the amazing nature of the country, Continue reading
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
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