Now the average depth of lake Balaton is only 70 cm
Largest lake of Central Europe – Hungarian Balaton – endangered. The water level has dropped to a record low.
It is impossible to swim there. Two hundred meters from the shore the depth is only 20 inches.
The reason – too dry in the summer.
About half of all guests Hungary strive to stay on the Balaton. Those who visited him this summer, many were surprised by the “cross” of the lake: to swim or to dive into the water, it was necessary to move away from the coast not less than 20-25 meters, and even further. Another dry summer led to a further lowering of the water level in one of the largest inland waters of Europe.
Now the average lake depth of only 70 cm of tourists here has become fashionable to sunbathe on dozens of small Islands that emerged in the last two or three years on the whole territory of lake Balaton.
Before not too scattering the ships now look clumsy babies, carefully wading through the water between the islet and is marked on maps of glimpses of the rocks. Their captains refuel before a flight minimal amount of diesel fuel, Continue reading
El Calafate is a picturesque town in the southern part of Patagonia. El Calafate is located at 2700 km from Buenos Aires and 1,400 km from Bariloche to the South, in the southern part of Patagonia, surrounded by plateaus on the coast of the Argentine Lake – El Lago Argentino. Population: 3,1 thousand Altitude above sea level: 230 m. the Hotel facilities are designed for 5528 places located in 133 hotels, room 2228. The city differs from the rest of the Patagonia mild climate. The average temperature in December and January are +18°C, and in July – about +5°C.
This small Argentine town that lives mainly from tourism, is extremely interesting in itself. The city was founded in 1927. The Calafate Creek divided the city into two parts, surrounded by white willow trees. The city is literally buried in cherry orchards. Here is amazing nature, bright blue water surface of the lake on whose shore it is located, small, cozy bars and restaurants, local residents, many of whom are Indians. On the main street, Avenida Libertador crowded, lots of restaurants and souvenir shops.
The Argentine is a freshwater lake located in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz. It is the largest lake in Argentina, its surface Continue reading
Balaton – the largest lake in Central Europe. Along with a beach holiday spread sailing, fishing. Popular among tourists for its natural and historical sights along the banks of the lake.
Balaton also offers has a long tradition of Spa treatment.
The lake is associated with many ancient legends and stories. According to the most famous on the bottom of the lake stands the Church, which incessantly crying girl. As long as she will cry in Balaton will be water.
Plenty of opportunities to relax here the whole year round. For example, active water sports is waiting in Siofok, where they water-ski on the road can tame the waves or glides through the air on a kite-surfing and can also test your courage in the adventure Park.
Suggest that you stay at lake Balaton and also to those who wish to just relax and be filled with strength. A pleasant walk through the narrow winding streets of Tihany or a trip on one of the pleasure boats that launch from the Marina Bay Kaskaskia, grant you physical and spiritual freshness.
Balaton is associated not only summer vacations and sailing. The beauty of edge pulls. With the seasons changing its appearance and the mountains and the water of lake Balaton with thousands of flowers shines like a mirror.
How else can you relax on lake Balaton? Continue reading