About the Khanty - Mansiysk - Yugra
Administrative-territorial division of Yugra is based on the historically developed principles of settlement, placement of mining companies in the areas of natural resource development, the effectiveness of state, local governments…

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The history of Armavir - the Salt lake near Armavir
Ubienka lake Lakes are unique objects of nature, its monument. Their full name — Ubejische Salty mud of the lake. They are remnants of the ancient Sarmatian sea lagoons, of…

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Rafting in Karelia

Annually water tourism in Karelia is increasingly developing thanks to the support of travel companies that organize trips and hikes in this beautiful region. The Republic has a lot of beautiful places for outdoor recreation and water sports. Beautiful lake among the birch and pine forests, fast flowing rivers with waterfalls and rapids is allowed to take the Karelia the leading position among the lovers of river rafting, along with sanami, the Caucasus and the Altai.

Great demand get the alloys on the rivers, traveling on inflatable rafts or kayaks. The calm safe waters to paddle, you can travel with children. But there are rivers with shoals, rapids and waterfalls, rafting on them is dangerous for even experienced athletes.

Organized tours designed permanent routes in Karelian rivers Suna and Shuya, Ohta, Cerati and many others. They all have complexity category I to III, from the simplest to complex. The choice of river depends on the time of year – spring “big water”, when the thresholds are passed easier, better rafting on catamarans on the UKS and Shuya, and in the summer you can go kayaking and kayaking on difficult rivers, Tumon, Umba and Pistojoki.

The most popular route, which can travel not only in adults but also in children, is rafting on the Shuya river, Karelia which is translated as “deep”. She runs high among beautiful shores in densely populated Continue reading

Lake fishing in Lithuania. Stay surrounded by nature

Fishing in Lithuania attracts many tourists. The lake district of Lithuania consists of 5 districts: Utena, Moletai, Aniksi, Ignalina and Zarasai. In Utena district is 185 lakes, in molėtai — more than 280 lakes in Animalscom — 76 lakes, in Ignalina — 279 lakes in Zarasai — more than 300 lakes. The numbers speak for themselves.

Lake fishing — it is primarily fishing for pike on spinning. In addition to pike in the lakes of Lithuania there are perch, bream, silver bream, Rudd, roach, tench, crucian carp, Chub, smelt, and burbot.

For fishing in Lithuania it is necessary to have state permission (license). which can be purchased via the Internet  or the PERLAS terminals. To buy permits will require the identification number (ID) of the citizen of Lithuania.

Some lakes are owned by local people. For fishing on these lakes license is not required. However, it is necessary to obtain the consent of the owners of the reservoir.

Fishing for guests staying in the estates

Almost all the estates of the Lake district offer fishing on the lakes. The hosts help to get a state fishing license, also hire fishing rods and boats, always ready to help with advice.

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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 interesting attraction of Sol-Iletsk-a group of salt lakes formed on the site of the old salt workings.

Sol-Iletsk Deposit on the basis of fangotherapy is a national treasure of Russia.

The unique lake is located at an altitude of 120 meters above sea level, cover an area of 53 hectares. Mineral (salty) lakes are unique in their composition, temperature and curative action.

The history of the development of therapeutic mud, salt, brine and other natural resources Sol-Iletsk steppe has for centuries. Traditional methods of treatment exist on the lakes for many years. Currently resting here annually more than 500 thousand people.

Lakes are sacred for Muslims and because of its medicinal qualities relate to places of worship. Even nomads healed the wounds healing water and mud. In gratitude for the gift of recovery in the lake they put the spears on scraps of bright fabric with the coins wrapped in them. Treated performed the ritual bathing naked in the lake brine, and in gratitude Continue reading