Today we will walk through the most beautiful lakes of our planet. Presenting your attention the ten most beautiful lakes in the world! Look!
1. Plitvice lakes, Croatia. 16 crystal-clear lakes are connected by a system of waterfalls. Noteworthy is the fact that the new waterfalls at the lakes are formed each year. All the matter that fell in water the leaves and branches are covered by the so-called “chalk plant”, which after dying calcify and turn into hard material, overlying the river. Water gradually breaks such dams, creating new waterfalls.
2. Lake Baikal, Russia. The world’s deepest lake is also one of the most picturesque. The natural beauty of lake Baikal without visiting tourists is best observed in the early summer. At this time the ice begins to melt and the ice to see the seals.
3. Peyto Lake, Canada. Pictures of this lake are often used as landscape postcards. The incredible blue of the water created by the melting glaciers that wash into the lake of rock.
4. Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. In the language of Maya the name of the lake means “the place where the rainbow gets color”. Located at the foot of the three majestic volcanoes of the lake in recent years changes its color from dark blue to blue-green. Experts say that the reason 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
In addition to unique architectural structures, a separate attraction are the lakes of Italy, located in the Northern part of the country, in the foothills of the Alps. The beauty of the lakes themselves and the surrounding nature and vegetation deserves to come to Italy directly in order to fully enjoy a peaceful and harmonious rest. Three of the most famous lakes are located not far from Milan .
The largest lake is lake Garda, located between Milan and Venice. Close to the lake is equally famous city of Verona. Its banks are surrounded by olive and citrus trees, picturesque rocks, cosy towns and villages. Here is one of the oldest in the city – Sirmione, which traces its history from the times of Ancient Rome, and medieval castles and churches. In the middle of the lake Garda is a fabulous island with the same name, who also holds the title of largest lakes of Italy. Near the lake there are thermal spas, amusement parks and water parks, making Garda a perfect place for family holidays.
A distinctive feature of Lago Maggiore, the second largest lake, is its location. It is located on the territory of two countries-Italy and Switzerland. The attractions of the lake are Islands, on which were built medieval castles and churches. Individual attention, the monastery of Santa Caterina and Villa Continue reading