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
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
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