The trip was wonderful! It began with a visit to Nikitsky male monastery, which in Nikitskaya Sloboda.
Sunday, July 24th after the divine Liturgy in the Church of the Mother of God “soothe my sorrows” in Marino we the whole group with her father Michael took the bus to the side of Pereslavl-Zalessky, near which is the monastery itself. The road father told us the history of the monastery, the life of ven. Nikita The Stylites. Arriving we were able to venerate the Holy relics of the Monk who lay at rest in the Annunciation Church, the whip and pray. Visited and the pillar of the chapel, where the Saint spent long hours in prayer and repentance. A little refreshed, we went to the Pleshcheyev lake.
The lake itself is a favorite place of Muscovites and nearby cities, therefore it is a Sunday there were a lot of tourists. But we were lucky — the place that was chosen to stop our camp was on the territory of the former children’s camp, so outsiders on the territory was not and could relax. Fortunately, the weather was gracious to us throughout the day. And it should be noted that more than us about anything and not have to worry before a trip, because everything before it’s taken care of, the organizers of our trip. Arriving at the place, first it was necessary to arrange so that everyone Continue reading
Tops the list the largest lakes Caspian sea. It is located at the junction of Asia and Europe. The sea is called because of the huge size. Is a salty lake. The area of the sea is 371000 square kilometers Stretching from West to East — 315 km, from North to South and 1,200 km. On the lake are about 50 Islands, a dozen of peninsulas and bays. In the Caspian sea flow into rivers such as the Terek, Volga, Urals. The pond washes the shores of Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Russia and Azerbaijan. On the shores are the cities of Baku, Turkmenbashi and Makhachkala, Kaspiysk. In the Caspian sea is home to 101 fish species, as well as possible to meet seals. On the shelf of the pond works on oil, limestone, salt, sand and clay.
Second place in the rating occupies the Upper lake located on the border of USA and Canada. Equal has an area of 82700 square km lake superior is the largest freshwater body in the world. Located at an altitude of 183 m above sea level and formed due to melting of glaciers. The coastline is rugged, steep and rocky. The lake is rich with trout, sturgeon, whitefish and other species of fish. Navigation is well developed. The chief ports are thunder Bay, Ashland, and Duluth Superior.
Closes the three large lakes of the world — Victoria. It is located in East Africa, on the border Continue reading
The Altai mountains – land of the lakes . many of which are known far beyond its borders. Among the most popular tourist sites – Karakol lake .
It is a whole system of lakes located in the upper reaches of the river Karakol. You can find them on the West side of the ridge, Iago. There are not many tourist facilities. in the area of lake Aya, which is explained by the fact that Karakol lake designated as a natural monument and protected. In 1978 they received this status, and then in 1996 it was once again confirmed.
In Karakolka values for lakes of the Altai Republic there is no doubt – this is the glacial lakes that occurred in the period of Quaternary glaciation. The boundary of the protected area lies on rocks of southern and South-Eastern spurs, through the locus of kadrovika. Geographically Karakol lakes Chemal is located in the administrative district of the Republic. The protected area is five square kilometers. Continue reading
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 in the world.
Antarctica open again. Found under a huge layer of ice of the lake, it appear it on the surface, the volume of fresh water entering the top five on the planet.
Russian scientists from the Institute of Arctic and Antarctic looked in the past approximately 30 million years. Here in the laboratory of climate Change and the environment are stored cores from the Antarctic series. In the refrigerator at a temperature of – 40 degrees Celsius.
For example, the ice borehole 5G-1N from a depth of 3400 meters. Antarctic ice and snow here study at the molecular level. Radioactive isotopes determine the age of the layers. The full extent of the discoveries we have yet to realize, but there is no doubt that water samples taken from a depth of 4 km – will bring many more discoveries. «We will get information about that biodiversity, which is possible lives in this lake. Most likely, this microorganisms”, – explains the Deputy Director of fgbu «Arctic Continue reading
Plitvice lakes are the number one attraction in Croatia. According to historical records, the first mention of the Plitvice lakes belongs to 1777. In 1979 the national Park ‘Plitvice lakes” was included in the register of UNESCO world heritage sites. For the opportunity to see this natural wonder tourists give 200 euros from the person and stand more than five-hour bus trip in each direction. Plitvice lakes-national Park Croatia. Its territory occupies almost 30 thousand hectares and includes 16 large and many small cascade located lakes, 140 waterfalls, 20 caves and unique beech and pine forest, preserved from ancient times and having the ability to regenerate itself. In its territory inhabited by bears, wolves and many species of rare birds and other animals. Inside organized set of routes, from short to long. The longest route (route) is estimated at 6-8 hours and this is real. Long route – a walk length of 14 km, including climbs, descents and flat sections on different trails around the lakes. Closer to the end of a long route through one of the lakes ferry transports. The shorter the route the more “paramiko” it includes. In the Park there is even a small train, which also saves time for those who do not. On routes it is difficult to get lost. Each turn is supplied with an index for each route, so you can just go and enjoy, good Continue reading