This province is located in the northeastern part of Cambodia, on the border with Laos. Despite the fact that the rapid development of the province is gradually changing the traditional way of life, Ratanakiri remains the most interesting place for adventure lovers and eco-tourists.
In the Annam mountains, located in the territory of the province, inhabited by some rare species of animals. So, recently there are new types: Annam rabbit, and the saola antelope. Also live here Amaury and Indochinese tigers. Unfortunately, all these animals are extremely rare.
Ratanakiri has long provided a home for hill tribe Khmer lei. Some of them have almost no contact with the outside world and retain most of their own centuries-old traditions.
In addition, this province is famous for magnificent nature and a wealth of natural resources. There are mountains and hills, uplands and lowlands, rivers and beautiful waterfalls, and even volcanic lake of Yak Laom.
The lake is approximately 5 km from the centre of the province, Banlung. It is a beautiful volcanic lake located in the crater of an extinct volcano. It is believed that the last eruption took place here 4,000 years ago. Diamert Yak Lom of approximately 800 m, its depth Continue reading
The feast Day of Baikal was established in 1999 and since then is celebrated every year.
Since 2008, under the resolution of June session of the Legislative Assembly of the Irkutsk region
“the day of Baikal in the Irkutsk oblast” the celebration moved to the second Sunday of September.
Over time the festival has received nationwide and worldwide recognition, has become an important and popular date in our calendar. There are new and good traditions.
Film festivals, art exhibitions and photo exhibitions, collective visits of young and adult artists to lake Baikal for plein air conducting, the contests of applied folk arts, environmental cleanup, cleanup of trash from the shores of reservoirs, pageant on the embankment of the Angara river.
Lake Baikal-world heritage site!
In December 1996 the world heritage Committee during the 12th session in Mexico recognized under №754 lake Baikal a world heritage Area.
The code of guest of lake Baikal
Come to lake Baikal with a good heart and an open mind, with love and respect for him.
Admire its beauty and keep it the same, so it can please your children and grandchildren and grandchildren of your grandchildren.
Ethiopia – a landlocked state in North-Eastern Africa, located in the horn of Africa. It shares borders with Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Kenya, South Sudan and Sudan.
Area – 1 104 million square km.
The geography and the topography of the country is extremely diverse: from the mountains to the North, with peaks exceeding 4500 m above sea level (the highest point is mount RAS Dashen), and the plains and valleys below sea level (Danakilia depression). From the North-East to South-West the country is crossed by the Great African fault, is marked by a chain of large lakes.
The country is rich in hydro resources. The largest rivers – the Blue Nile (Abbay), the PSA-Shebele, awash. Annual river runoff is estimated 101.5 billion cubic m. the Largest lake Tana is a natural reservoir control in the upper reaches of the Blue Nile.
Minerals are represented by reserves of gold, platinum, Nickel, tantalum, lithium, copper, lead, zinc, uranium, iron, precious and semiprecious stones, salt, potassium. There are natural gas reserves, exploration for hydrocarbons continues.
The climate of the country, located in the subequatorial zone was diverse. Annual rainfall varies from 300 to 2250 mm, depending on altitude and terrain. Traditionally there are two main seasons: the season of the “big” rains (June to September) Continue reading