Inland waters of Africa
  In terms of total annual flow (cubic 5390 km) Africa is behind Asia and South America. Pools area, length, volume of flow, many rivers are among the largest in…

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Beautiful lake
  Karelia is truly a fantastic area. In this round You are given a wonderful opportunity to see the unforgettable island of Valaam, waterfall Kivach, the Ruskeala mountain Park, beautiful…

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Bus tour in Sol-Iletsk
  Sol-Iletsk is a small town located in the Orenburg region, on the border of Russia and Kazakhstan, 970 km from Ekaterinburg. There are salt lakes, similar in composition to…

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Famous lake hévíz (Hungary)

 

Back in my sister Kate visited Hungary. Its emotions and experiences are unable to leave the Marina indifferent. Finally last year, and Marina got there. A group of tourists arrived in the Spa town hévíz, Hungary. Marina thought she was in heaven =) Extremely-peaceful environment, unique natural landscape, unique landscapes envelop the consciousness. It seems that the Earth cannot be a place. Here feel one with nature, feel that you are part of it. Marina, of course, heard a lot about this city, about the therapeutic properties of lake hévíz, but until I saw it with my own eyes, did not understand all the charm.

The town of hévíz is one of the most famous resorts in Hungary, is located 180 km from the capital. And lake Heviz. which Marina mentioned, is the largest warm-water lake in Europe. It is fed by underground springs from the power which the water in hévíz is updated after 28 hours. His tiny radioactive water is saturated with calcium salts and potassium. Even the bottom of it is a source of benefit, because it is covered by healing mud.

The tourist season here is developed all year round, because the temperature of the water in the lake in summer is +34 – +35°C, and in winter +25 – +28°C. And that unique feeling of Paradise on earth, Continue reading

Unique lake of Kazakhstan – Alakol lake

 

Unique lake of Kazakhstan – Alakol lake is the second largest among domestic reservoirs of Kazakhstan and the only deep-water lake among the lakes of the Republic. In translation from Kazakh language means “Motley the lake”. It is really colorful – the turquoise clear morning, azure at the end of the day. This is a kind of sea steppe. Warm water and schungite stone on the shore. Beautiful sunsets, bright sun and the healing properties of water attract more and more tourists every year. There is a lake in the semi-desert zone between the snowy peaks of the Dzhungarsky Alatau and the blue ridges of the Tarbagatai on the North-East of Almaty oblast at a height of 347 m above sea level, covers an area of 2700 sq km and reaches a Depth of 50 meters, has a length of 102 km, width of 54 km it empties Into more than 15 tributaries, including the river Emel. The highest temperature on the surface of the water is 24-26 degrees.

Alakol water is salty, of the sea. Salt composition of water is sodium chloride in character, the chemical composition is comparable with the waters of the Black sea and includes almost the entire periodic table except for iodine, which contributes to the treatment of many diseases. It promotes treatment of skin diseases, has a beneficial effect on musculoskeletal apparatus, nervous system and overall health.Alakol Continue reading

The 10 largest lakes on Earth

 

If during the upcoming holidays you do not want once again to go to sea, we offer you a great alternative – the lake. Here is the list of the 10 largest lakes, most of which you can relax.

In Europe the largest lakes are Caspian sea (a salt lake) and lake Ladoga (fresh). They are on the territory of Russia. If you haven’t seen these wonderful lakes, then go immediately to them.

Caspian lake . which is more commonly called the sea – the Earth’s largest inland lake, which is located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia and has an area of 371 square kilometers. The lake has an oceanic origin and salt water. In the Caspian lake is home to many (more than 1800) species of animals, the most famous of which is the Caspian seal, sturgeon, roach, perch. This lake is only slightly inferior to the area of the Black sea that attracts many tourists on the coast.

Lake Ladoga is the largest on the European continent fresh-water lake. The area with its numerous Islands is 18,1 square kilometers. The shoreline of the lake is over a thousand kilometers. Lake Ladoga was formed over eight and a half million years ago, after the formation in the North of the Karelian isthmus. The lake is of glacial origin, the topography of the lake, its bowl formed were held in the area by a glacier. Lake Ladoga is the unique Continue reading

Toba - the largest volcanic lake in the world
  Lake Toba is the largest volcanic lake in the world and also the largest lake located in Sumatra Lake Toba is in Northern Sumatra, about 45 kilometers from Berastagi…

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Russian scientists have discovered in Antarctica a unique lake hidden under the ice
  Arctic treasure, sometimes you feel, are inexhaustible. And unique discovery of Russian scientists in the Arctic and in the Antarctic - there is no number. And has no equal…

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Top 10 Most unusual, awesome and unique lakes in the world
  Not all lakes are as simple as they seem. Some are huge, some as salty as the Dead Sea, but each of them is unique and entertaining. You just…

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