Experienced travellers and people who are often traveling to different lands to travel, sometimes ask the question: where else would I need to visit, what places to visit? In the world, of course, such places are vast. Not enough for three lives, to all to visit. But there are special places which should visit everyone who competes for the title of a seasoned traveler.
One such place is lake Baikal. It is also called the pearl of the world. And it’s not just because more than a quarter of world reserves of very pure fresh water. In the first place — is a sacred space, impregnated with tremendous spiritual energy. About the uniqueness of lake Baikal is the presence of many endemic species in its waters. The best-known among endemic species — the Baikal seal, is a kind of a seal and a Baikal omul.
All year the lake attracts thousands and thousands of tourists and fishermen from Russia and from all over the world. Many people visit Baikal every year, regularly getting “recharged”. The peak of activity of tourists, fishing enthusiasts, scholars and tourists have, of course, in the summer, when people can wash and immerse yourself in the famous the purest Baikal water. The locals and the guides will gladly tell you old legends and that from ancient times passed down from generation to generation, Continue reading
Beautiful Lake Rudolf is reminiscent of the seaside. Here is pretty long, sandy beaches, and the waves are very mobile and sensitive to the winds like the sea. There is almost never calm, and the fishermen do not remain idle, their boats permanently moored at the piers.
Lake Rudolph has another name – Turkana, according to the legend here was found the oldest skeleton Turchinskogo boy. This heavenly beauty of the lake and has a beautiful turquoise color, due to which the locals gave the lake the name of the Jade Sea. Lake Rudolf is in the North Eastern rift valley of Kenya, and there few rivers meet the sea: Cryo, OMO and Turkwel. Most of the lake belongs to Kenya, only the extreme Northern part of the “sticks” in the territory of Ethiopia. In General, the length of Lake Rudolf is 312 km, while its depth reaches 30 meters.
In ancient times the length of the lake was almost 400 kilometers from the OMO Valley to Valley Baringo. During this period, the lake became a river that flowed to the North-West and, thus, fell into the Nile.
Due to the fact that lake Turkana is in the wilderness, there are frequent storms and strong Continue reading
The biggest Japanese lake
Biwa is the largest lake of the Country of the rising sun. Since ancient times it is famous for the clear waters, in recent years this pond is an example of careful attitude to the nature for the entire world community.
The largest lake of Japan located on the largest island of the country of Honshu . Here, in the Western part, in Shiga Prefecture have any long revered by the Japanese as a sacred lake Biwa. The water of this lake is so clear that the legend about its purity were stacked hundreds of years ago.
To call this Alpine lake can only be a stretch, Biwa height above sea level of only 86 meters. The length of the lake is 63 km and a width of 20 km. the lake Is divided into North and South. The Northern part of lake Biwa deeper, the average depth here is 50 meters, the southern part of the Biwa is much smaller – tens of times. The deepest part of the lake Biwa is a depression in 104 metres from the water’s surface.
Interestingly, the temperature of the waters of this lake are the same, even at depth. Scientists this fact is not left alone, was carried out the following experiment: on the bottom of the lake were laid, vacuum-Packed plastic bags with rice. As it turned out, at the bottom of lake rice can be stored for three Continue reading