Every fisherman knows that Syme is a well-known Finnish brand of products for fishermen. But if you dig a little deeper into the origin of this name, it’s clear that Saimaa is the largest lake in Finland and the fourth largest in Europe. Though, to be more precise, Saimaa, is the group of lakes with many Islands and passages between them, formed in the hollow of glacial origin.
They say that on the territory of the lake can accommodate such a country as Belgium. Say something they say, but the Finnish guys think such comparison is incorrect in relation to sovereign Finland, and we therefore on this page let’s try to state differently. Now, some tongues say that in Belgium could be placed fourth lake in Europe.
As for the lake Saimaa, it plays an important role in the life of South-Eastern Finland. First of all, it valuable as a transportation artery, connected by channel with the Gulf of Finland. In addition to its banks, with a total length of 14850 kilometres, is home to around half a million of true Finns and shivs. Therefore, in these areas, a common phenomenon is considered to be regular arrival Tiffany’s on one of the local marinas.
Lake Saimaa is the flowing and out of it flows the river Vuoksi, which flows into lake Ladoga. The water Continue reading
1. Morskie Oko in Poland.
One of the most beautiful lakes in the world is Morskie Oko, which is located in the blue-green valley in the Polish part of the Tatra mountains. In the summer around the lake to observe Saren who come here to eat tender vegetation. On one of the mountains of the old hut that once belonged to the Polish scholar, writer and philosopher — the Stanislaw Staszic.
2. Lake Sea Eye — a hidden treasure among the mountains — in winter looks fantastic.
3. Lake Powell in the USA.
Lake Powell is located in the US, on the border of Utah and Arizona. It’s an artificial pond, surrounded by colourful cliffs and bright blue water is very heavily contrasts with the Sands of the desert and green cacti. This place is abundant with wildlife, especially the playful fish, lurking under the surface of the water.
4. Cachon Reflection on lake Powell — American Continue reading
River canyons in London on the river Thames are only used for travel and tours. Venice is built in a marine Bay on the Islands and lagoons. There are more than 120 blocks, standing on the water. The unique beauty of historical palaces, buildings, temples, houses, residential quarters, museums attract tourists from all over the world.
The canal systems in the lake Saimaa‑the Vuoksa river (Finland‑Russia), is called the Saimaa channel. The length of the canal is 43 km, depth of 265 m Along the canal’s scenic mountainous terrain. In the navigation of cruise ships sail here. In France, the canals connect the major rivers of the country the Seine, Rhine and Rhone with the waters of the Atlantic and the Mediterranean sea. The total length of the active channels is 3500 km.
In Amsterdam (it is also called “Venice of the North”) about 90 channels and 100 bridges, where to go and cruise ships. The tourists there are here what to see: the floating flower market, diamond factories, and many museums (Rembrandt, Madame Tussauds, modern art).
With the help of artificial canals created the entire lake district‑river system, considerably simplifying the problems of travel and trade routes. Major Continue reading