The lake is beautiful: light mesmerizing ripples mirror-reflections of clouds on the water… there are millions of lakes, from tiny ponds to massive “freshwater seas”, but some waters clearly stand out. This article is about 9 lakes that are in different parts of the world, but equally attracted and surprised by its beauty.
Location: Lombardy, Italy
The shores of this pristine lake surrounded by lush trees and blooming rhododendrons, and in the distance are seen the snowy top of the mountains – it sounds like magic, isn’t it? Lake Como in Northern Italy is the place which you cannot tell in a few words, but from the lips of the newly arrived traveler at first goes wrong is that the “facilities to match, bellisima!”. Enjoy the beauty of the lake and shores can, a ride on a vintage Riva speedboat is a favourite pastime among tourists.
Location: Alberta, Canada
Beautiful glacial lake Louise, morraine and Peitho in the canadian Rocky mountains for many centuries, waging a fierce battle for the title of the most picturesque, but the palm in the competition definitely pulls Milan lake, located in Jasper National Park. Stunning, first of all, the surrounding landscape: perfect foreground of pines, majestic jagged Continue reading
Buryatia is located in Eastern-Siberian part of Russia. Here is a large part of the deepest lake in the world – Baikal. The Republic is distinguished by a high cultural level, there are several theatres, has its own professional unions of artists, composers and writers. But the only reason tourists go here. First of all, people are interested in traditional culture of peoples of Buryatia: old songs, tales, ritual dances, ceremonies, holidays.
From ancient times until today in Buryatia there is shamanism. About the middle of the 17th century, almost simultaneously there appeared the first Buddhist Lama and Orthodox missionaries. At the foot of the Khamar-Daban ridge, in 40 km from Ulan-Ude is the largest Buddhist temple in Russia – Ivolginsky datsan. This is a working temple, it is open for pilgrims and tourists.
With Buryatia, Kyakhta Sloboda began the Great Tea Road in Russia, which began in China, passing through Mongolia, and ended in Western Europe. About Kahta, its people – the largest millionaires spoke in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Paris and London. This continued until the opening of the Suez canal when it changed completely the route of the tea trade caravans. In addition, on the territory Continue reading