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China ABC-the sixteenth Chapter: Folk tales and legends: the Story of West lake
China radio International West lake is located in Eastern China and annually attracts many tourists. In the XIV century the city was visited by the famous Italian traveler Marco Polo…

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China ABC-the sixteenth Chapter: Folk tales and legends: the Story of West lake

China radio International

West lake is located in Eastern China and annually attracts many tourists. In the XIV century the city was visited by the famous Italian traveler Marco Polo called Hangzhou “Paradise city, beautiful and noblest in the world”.

West lake is the main attraction of Hangzhou, the most famous lake in China. The lake is very picturesque and attracts Chinese and foreign tourists. Around the lake are two beautiful dams, which are called Sudi and Baidi. They were assigned the names of two known in the country’s history, poets–Changzhou su and Bai Juyi. These two poets were praising the beautiful scenery in their beautiful stihotvoreniya. “Can’t leave Hangzhou from the love of the lake” (Bai Juyi). “I would like to compare West lake beauty, great and small, and in heavy make-up” (su Changzhou).

West lake is known worldwide for its ten sights. In particular, “Melting snow at broken bridge”, ” the Autumn Moon over the Calm lake”, etc.

However, the lake is famous not only for its beauty but also famous sad love legend called “the Legend of White snake”. This beautiful legend passed down from generation to generation. That’s what it says.

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The best-known lakes, in which dwell monsters – Mysteries of the world

May 18, 1960, the world was shocked by the statement of the three priests about what they had seen in Lough REE is the real monster. Lough REE is one of three Irish lakes, which were seen monstrous creation. In 2001 it was decided to send a search expedition, whose task was to confirm or refute the existence of strange creatures.

We present to your attention information about the most famous lakes in which at different times were seen creatures previously unknown to science. Unfortunately, none of these facts has not been confirmed.

Loch Ness, Scotland. The creature allegedly lives in the lake, can rightly be called the most famous. Mentions of it began to appear in the sixth century B. C. Many scientists believe that this creature is the last living man on earth dinosaurs.

Lake Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada. The legendary monster Ogopogo, first seen in 1958, known in British Columbia. Eyewitnesses describe it as a long sleader with a barrel body, a long neck and fins.

Lake Labynkyr, Yakutia, Russia. In the nineteenth century, the Yakuts had seen the creature, later dubbed as Labinski Hell. No evidence of the existence of this creature no, although I saw him more than once.

Kanas Lake, Xinjiang Province, China. Monster that lives Continue reading

Penza region – land of pristine lakes and rivers

In the spurs of Valdai hills, in the upper reaches of the Volga river, in the North-East of the Tver region is Penza region . Its administrative center is the urban-type settlement Peno. This area is a lot of rolling hills, with an abundance of rivers and lakes.

The district, through the beautiful lake Sterzh, vselug hotel, Peno, Volgo runs the great Russian river Volga. Here, she receives the first tributaries — Rune, Code, Zhukopa.

More than 60% of the territory is covered with forests, rich in this area and natural resources — peat, clay, sand, limestone.

Before the creation of the Kalinin region, this area was part of Western region, Velikoluksky district. The ancient history of penovskiy land is strongly linked to the settling of the Slavic tribes and with the historical fate of the cities of Rzhev and Ostashkov .

In ancient times the territory of this region lived Krivichi. These tribes were some of the strongest among the Slavic. This period is characterized by archaeological finds on the shore of lake vselug hotel, the mounds along the banks of the Western Dvina.

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