Lake Victoria
What traveler has not wanted to see the second largest freshwater lake in the world and the largest lake in Africa, the Northern coast which crosses the equator. Lake Victoria…

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Sol-Iletsk - country of salty lakes! Sol-Iletsk from Kazan! Kazan
Sol-Iletsk from Kazan. The town Sol-Iletsk, located in 70 km from the city of Orenburg is a large railway junction connecting Russia with Kazakhstan and Central Asian States. The most…

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Hévíz (Heviz) — a resort in Hungary. to the South-West from lake Balaton. 6 km from the town of Keszthely. It got its name from the thermal lake, which means “hot water”. Ancient thermal spring started to hit near the top of the so-called “hot mountains” at a height of 425 m, and then moved lower.

The surroundings of the lake were well known already in the copper age and the first written references on the Hungarian language refer to 1328. The rapid development of the village in the second half of the 18th century the First thermal bath was built here in 1795. Its fame hévíz owes much to count Festetics, who was seriously engaged in the development of local infrastructure (building of baths, and baths) and the dissemination of information about medical lake.

The Surroundings Of Lake Balaton. Lake Heviz is the second largest warm-water lake in the world and unique in Europe.

The main attraction of the resort is a unique lake hévíz, the second largest warm-water lake in the world and unique in Europe. The water temperature in summer is 33-35 °C, in winter — from 27 to 29 °S. Its area is 4,7 hectares, the depth is 36 m. the lake Water canal fed by lake Balaton.

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White mountains, castles and lakes of new Hampshire

The mountain-lake region of new Hampshire ( New Hampshire ) – one of the most amazing and beautiful parts of New England. It is the oldest resort in America, where people come to relax in throughout the year: in winter to enjoy skiing and ice skating; in the spring to admire the awakening nature and tender herbs in the summer – the smell of the fresh herbs and enjoy the grace of mountains and lakes and the Golden autumn – it is a fantastic riot of colors. New Hampshire is one of the most popular routes across America.

Program 3-day journey “White mountains, lakes and castles of new Hampshire” crafted to the beauty of nature along with informative fascinating objects and unexpected discoveries on the tour itinerary, made Your short stay. In the program of the tour includes a cruise along the protected lake surrounded by a picturesque mountain range, with unique wildlife, rare birds, welcoming Islands.

On the mountain slopes is located the famous “Castle in the clouds” ( Castle in the clouds ). built Continue reading

The Lake of the Failure

Little short of the sanatorium named after S. M. Kirov, in the mysterious depths of the mountain Mashuk famous hidden lake Proval . the entrance to which is guarded by two lions.

Through stone well (its height is 41 m and diameter 15 m) daylight penetrates deep into the mountain, where a deep crack rises from the bowels of the earth of mineral hydrogen sulphide water. In the left part of the lake depth of about 11 m, about 1.5 m. the right Temperature to about 50 degrees.

In the times of Lermontov’s the thrill there’s dancing over the lake: on the initiative of Prince Golitsyn, V. S. famous architect brothers Bernardazzi built in 1837 the platform above the Failure where the guests had danced the quadrille. Most of these were young men who wanted to show off before the ladies. Many people went down to the lake with the help of slings and special baskets to take a dip in the healing waters and likewise was understood to be returning.

The first scientific study of the failure of held 20 — 21 June 1857 F. A. Batalin, Director of the Tiflis meteorological Observatory Moritz . officers surveyors and land surveyors. At the same time was determined the exact depth of the crater and the lake water composition and temperature.

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