Savannah — the sea of grasses with occasional Islands of trees with the canopy of the umbrella. Vast areas of these amazing natural communities are in Africa, while the savanna in South America, and Australia, and India. A distinctive feature of the savannas is the alternation of arid and wet seasons that lasts for about half a year, one after another. The fact that subtropical and tropical latitudes, where there are savannas, characterized by the change of two different air masses humid Equatorial and tropical dry.
Significantly influence the climate of savannas monsoon winds that bring seasonal rains. Because these landscapes are located between the very humid Equatorial areas with natural forests and very dry areas of deserts, we are constantly influenced by those and others – approx. But the moisture is present long enough in the savannas, there grew tiered forest and dry “winter” in 2-3 months do not allow Savannah to become a harsh desert.
The annual rhythm of life of the Savannah is associated with climatic conditions. During wet periods a riot of grass vegetation reaches a maximum — the space occupied by savannas, turning into a living carpet of herbs. The picture was broken only by the low, gnarled trees — acacia and baobab trees in Africa, fan palm, ravenala in Madagascar, cacti Continue reading
Danau Toba & Sipiso-PisoWaterfall
The Island Of Sumatra.
Off beaten tourist trails with their eternal herds of the German and Australian old ladies! Under a plane wing about something sings the green sea of the jungle, the exotic island of Sumatra. Our goal — the world’s largest volcanic lake, beautifully situated in the crater of an ancient volcano. One hundred thousand years ago, this volcano a circumference of three hundred miles a little bit exploded — so much so that hundreds of thousands of tons of ash rose into the air and for many years covered the entire planet from sunlight. Come real »nuclear winter», the famous Ice age, cause the extinction of mammoths. The fate of the primitive people and animals then living in Sumatra, one can only talk standing up and removing the headpiece. But as a result of the huge catastrophe in the history of the planet appeared, a popular cartoon about the adventures of the mammoth Manny, tiger Diego and the extraordinary beauty of the lake with the warm and clear as tear water. It rests at an altitude of 900 meters and reaches 450 m in depth. From all sides Toba is surrounded by hills, overgrown with pine, and its centre occupied the island of Samosir (Pulau Samosir Continue reading
Maybe you mean flights from Costa Rica.
Tickets to Costa Rica – a cherished dream of any eco-tourist. The beauty of the local national parks with fantastic rain forests, tropical flowers, rapid rivers, picturesque waterfalls and mysterious volcanoes are legendary, and the guides do not skimp on high-profile titles such as “the most beautiful country in the world” and “the best place on the planet”. And, I must say, the enthusiasm of all completely fair. In the Treasury of the benefits of Costa Rica should definitely add infinitely various beaches with different colored sand, a lot of excellent places for surfing and diving, a few interesting towns with colonial-style architecture, a well-developed coffee culture and low crime rate.
What to see and do in Costa Rica
If you start to look at pictures of Costa Rica, you will see a magnificent ocean Bay, misty mountains, volcanic lakes and incredible waterfalls, but the people in your pictures most likely will not appear. The fact that Costa Ricans have been practically impossible: the joy of all “green” planet intact to keep the grandiose forests, which cover about 2/3 of the country. The remaining third is not too populated: a narrow isthmus between the Caribbean sea and the Pacific ocean is called the house Continue reading