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.
Between lake Peno and vselug hotel, Continue reading
1.On the Rocky island in the Pacific ocean is popular among divers Jellyfish Lake. Approximately two million jellyfish inhabit the reservoir size of just 460 to 160 meters, on average, in one cubic meter of water are two jellyfish. This large number is due to the absence of natural enemies.
2.On the island of Sicily(Italy) there is an unusual lake of Death, around which there is no vegetation and wildlife. But moreover, even dangerous to swim. If you omit, for example, the hand in the water, you can get severe burns. Scientists have found out. in the water contains large amounts of sulfuric acid! And she got there thanks to two sources that are at the bottom of a horrible lake.
3.Grave lake in the Murmansk region is unique by the presence of four layers of different salinity. In the topmost layer freshwater live Daphnia and copepods. In the lowest layer, where the salinity is 3.3%, only inhabited by purple bacteria. In the middle layers of a typical live sea creatures, such as starfish. They are in a kind of trap, as you are not able to live neither in the upper nor in the lower layer.
4.On the island of Trinidad there is a lake Peach lake, consists of pure liquid asphalt. It is the world’s largest reservoir of this kind. According to forecasts, at current Continue reading
Lake national Park Altai Tavan Bogd is a scattering of gems, among the white mountains. Like jewels, transparent tears at the rim of mountain ridges. Well, enough of the romantic stuff. But it’s really a beautiful place, in such a wilderness that not everyone dares to go there. Lakes of the Mongolian Altai were the final point of our trip to Mongolia, after which we started for the return journey. Two days surrounded by snow-capped peaks, pristine waters and a Mongolian Yurt. They were wonderful, quiet and peaceful.
To go back a long time. Need to be prepared for the fact that in Mongolia the distance is a very relative thing. It all depends on precipitation, condition of roads, cars and driving skills. But it’s worth it. Haughton lake on which we stayed is very beautiful place. And me, as man had seen a lot of all, it is very difficult to surprise. But there is good. Rocky shore covered with single larches.
Larch. True, high, huge trees. After deserts and bare steppes of Mongolia, these trees made a splash! Many rushed to hug them. Well, not many, and only me. But it was nice )
In the quiet surface of the lake reflected the white clouds. On the water were visible circles from playing fish. If the tourists get here, they Continue reading