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…

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The largest lake of Europe!
Yes ,indeed it was in Karelia is the largest lake in Europe! The bowl of this lake contains 908 cubic metres of fresh water.The name of this bowl-lake Ladoga.If you…

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Beautiful COLORED lakes in the world
Among a large number of beautiful lakes You can find some that are a special beauty. Water has a special color and it may seem that you went to another…

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The Most dangerous place on the planet

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

The Lake Saimaa. Finland

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

“big lake”

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.


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Journey to the lakes of Italy or the spring in Lombardy (private tour)
The cost of the tour includes: selection and booking of hotels; the development and adjustment of programs to suit Your needs; overnight stays in guest houses and apartments for 2-3*…


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…