Journalists of the British newspaper The Daily Mail called the most dangerous place on the planet is lake Karachay.
More recently, only needed one hour spent on the shore to die.
Those wishing to purchase a property on the lake of course like the cost of houses on the shore of a picturesque lake in Russia, there is only a small problem: to live long, they won’t be able.
In 1990, the man who had been on shore about an hour, received a radiation dose of 600 roentgens, enough to kill a man.
The lake, located southwest of Chelyabinsk, has long been the repository of radioactive waste. Today the surface of lake Karachay largely covered by concrete, although the radiation level is still high.
From the history of the Karachay.
Chelyabinsk region is known as the most significant accumulation of radioactivity only in lake Karachay «hidden» two of Chernobyl. Since 1953 in the pond «supplies» deadly debris ON «lighthouse», which is located in the closed city Ozersk. …In 1949 in the Chelyabinsk region launched the country’s first industrial complex for obtaining plutonium was created production Association «lighthouse». Hard deadline of nuclear capacity in operation in the almost complete absence of systems of radiative and technological control resulted in 1949-1956 in the river 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
They love these unique places people our region. Braslau lakes is one of the most beautiful corners of the nature in the North-West of the Republic of Belarus. This place, where the sky falls into the arms of the lakes, where the wind meeting the waves, singing a special melody of happiness, especially where the sand is warm and gentle, absorbs the traces of people, endowing them with energy strength, where the stars at night especially bright, and the colors of nature is still pristine…
Braslav lakes are so amazing region, having been here once, to forget them is impossible, the soul will seek here again and again. More than 300 lakes, the unique landscape of the Braslav range, the climate in the region make it particularly favorable for tourists at almost any time of the year. The summer population of Braslav is increased to 5 times. The unique natural conditions of the region allow you to relax to both adults and children. Braslav attracted by the peace and tranquility, friendliness and naturalness. Rest in Braslaw is best suited for those who are tired of the bustle and rhythms of big cities who long for fresh air, scented pines, who dream about the good fishing, and throat health for themselves and their children.
In the Braslav area continues Continue reading