This province is located in the northeastern part of Cambodia, on the border with Laos. Despite the fact that the rapid development of the province is gradually changing the traditional way of life, Ratanakiri remains the most interesting place for adventure lovers and eco-tourists.
In the Annam mountains, located in the territory of the province, inhabited by some rare species of animals. So, recently there are new types: Annam rabbit, and the saola antelope. Also live here Amaury and Indochinese tigers. Unfortunately, all these animals are extremely rare.
Ratanakiri has long provided a home for hill tribe Khmer lei. Some of them have almost no contact with the outside world and retain most of their own centuries-old traditions.
In addition, this province is famous for magnificent nature and a wealth of natural resources. There are mountains and hills, uplands and lowlands, rivers and beautiful waterfalls, and even volcanic lake of Yak Laom.
The lake is approximately 5 km from the centre of the province, Banlung. It is a beautiful volcanic lake located in the crater of an extinct volcano. It is believed that the last eruption took place here 4,000 years ago. Diamert Yak Lom of approximately 800 m, its depth Continue reading
Lake Baskunchak called the all-Russian salt-cellar. This unique waterfront area of 110 square kilometres is a unique depression on the top of a giant salt mountain, leaving deep under the ground and covered by a layer of sedimentary rocks. The depth of the salt reaches 6 kilometers and the capacity of the surface layer is 10 to 18 metres. The surface of the lake 21 feet below sea level.
Actually Baskunchak lake can be called with some exaggeration. For the most part, its surface can be walked, and in some places even to drive a car. To die is simply impossible — water saturated with salt by 90%, body is pushed to the surface.
However, the depth does not exceed 1 meter, and dry summer it almost dries completely.
These machines after each trip wash immediately. According to our driver, the car driving on a salt lake, not repaired, and changed all the nodes, because the salt corrodes everything and not possible to loosen a single nut. The weather on the day of the trip was not predictable: from burning sun to torrential rain.
Salt production in the lake was conducted since the VIII century, and carried her along the Great silk road. In Russian Continue reading
Lake Baikal one of the most beautiful lakes of the world
The lake is located in the southern part of Eastern Siberia, the deepest lake of the planet Earth, the largest natural reservoir of fresh water. The lake and coastal areas feature a unique variety of flora and fauna.
Lake wuhua Hai lake or Five flowers. National Park Jiuzhaigon in China
Five Flowers lake is located in the heart of Jiuzhaigou. It changes color from time to time, from yellow to dark green, but most of the time the water here is diamond blue. This place is shrouded in many mysteries and riddles, while many neighbouring lakes periodically shallow and dry, the water level in this reservoir is always constant. Five Flowers will not freeze in winter, although all the neighboring lakes are covered with ice. For this reason, the locals are fearful and sensitive to these places.
The great bear lake, Canada
The lake is located beyond the Arctic circle and so there can often see the Northern lights.
Lake Titicaca, Bolivia
Titicaca is not only the largest Continue reading