Inland resorts of lake Louise
The resort is located in South-Western Canada, Alberta in Banff National Park, 55 km West of the town of Banff and 177 km from the city of calgary. Its history began in 1882, when Tom Wilson, one of the experts who built the Canadian Pacific Railway in the area of the village of Laggan (the former name of the station Lake Louise), once discovered a beautiful lake surrounded by the majestic Rocky mountains, with snow-capped peaks and bright green forest on the picturesque slopes. He later recalled: “for Some time we sat silently, unable to look away from the brilliant beauty of the landscape that unfolded in sparkling glacier”.
The first discoverer called it Emerald lake, but then, in 1884, it was renamed lake Louise in honor of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, daughter of Queen Victoria and wife of Governor-General of the canadian colonies of great Britain. Today lake Louise and its beautiful surroundings — this is part of the unique Banff National Park, rich in flora and fauna, as well as a luxury ski resort, where there are many attractions and entertainment that attract tourists from around the world.
The climate of the resort is temperate and rather mild, the coldest month-January, the warmest-July, rainfall – an average of 472 mm, the snow cover in winter – roughly 400 see
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The Republic of Karelia since ancient times was called as the Lake district. And among the huge number of its lakes Ladoga stands out for its vast expanses.
On Ladoga lake more than 600 Islands(among them the famous island of Valaam). area exceeding 1 hectare.Most of them(over 500) are located in the Northern part of the lake. Many Islands separated by a maze of narrow channels, in which nothing is lost to an inexperienced traveler, give a special beauty to this part of lake Ladoga, called the skerries area. The intricate shapes of the rocky Islands, reaching sometimes a height of 60— 70 m, combined with the dismembered shores of the continent, in which deeply cut into numerous and different from each other bays.
How beautiful shores of the lake! Hostess-the nature has taken care of that there is no monotony in the Kingdom. If you cross the Ladoga, we can see how diverse, unique and beautiful view of its banks. Wide open was given the southern part of the lake are replaced in Northern rocky ridges, referred to here as “fences”, and the rocks moulded by the glacier “the mutton foreheads”. Around a mysterious forest with mighty trees, thickets of juniper and the moss-covered boulders. The lake penetrates deeply into the rocky Continue reading
In the North of Italy, close to Milan and Verona, there is a lovely lake. We will go to the biggest of them pre-Alpine lake Garda.
There is hardly in Europe place more idyllic than the shores of lake Garda . Overgrown with olive groves of the valley, breathing the air of the Mediterranean, and the high pines on the mountains name is hidden from view of the peaks of the Alps. Even the ancient Romans appreciated the advantage of the local climate — mild winters and cool summers, began on the coast your Villa.
Now the lake Garda attracts tourists not only art landscapes and crystal clear water. Firstly, there are thermal springs, the water of which treat many illnesses. In addition, beaches on the lake’s only sandy and well equipped. And there is every opportunity to make beach-resort stay active.
Hiking around lake Garda
Two hundred years ago it was fashionable Hiking around lake Garda. The fashion of them British, many of whom were celebrities such as Lord Byron, Oscar Wilde. Charles Dickens. And we, the children of the twenty-first century, more preferred high-speed movement, so I chose the bike.
When they reached the lake district, someone stops in one of the beautiful hotels, and then develops the surroundings while others, in advance having planned the route and booked accommodation, each day, move from place to place. Continue reading