Karelia, tourism
Lakes and rivers of Karelia The image of Karelia is connected first of all with the territory of blue lakes. Actually, there are a lot of lakes - over 61…

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National Park Durmitor and the Tara river canyon – the Arriva
Durmitor national Park (the scheme ) was included in the UNESCO world heritage list in 1980. Here the beauty of nature is revealed so that it outshines other natural attractions…

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Amazing lake with water unusual colours

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This magnificent lake with water of unusual shades

The earth is abundant with many amazing natural attractions that can be found in various parts of the world. Among such places include lake with water very unusual shades.

Bolivia, Laguna Colorado

In the North-West of the Altiplano near the Chilean border is mysterious and one of the most beautiful locations – the Laguna Colorado, which is a shallow salt lake. Its average depth is only 35 cm.

The water changes color from coral red to violet color that depends on the temperature and time of day. Such an unusual color give the water a tiny algae that in order to protect themselves from ultraviolet radiation of sunlight, produce carotene.

Surprisingly, in this area at a height of over four kilometers, where at night the temperature drops below 20°With frost, is home to thousands of flamingos. Here are the most common Andean and Chilean flamingos, there are also rare James flamingos.

Indonesia, crater lakes of Kelimutu

On the island of Flores in the place where stands the volcano Kelimutu is three crater lakes that differ in their colors. The lake is Tiwu AtaMbupu, which is the most westerly of these lakes, water is usually blue.

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The Lake Ritsa, Stalin’s dacha

Ritsa lake is probably the most famous lake not only in Abkhazia, but also in the entire North Caucasus.

To visit Abkhazia, still, what a place Gagra or Pitsunda, and not to see lake Ritsa is unforgivable. First impressions are waiting for you in the road of the gorge – “goodbye Motherland”. At a sharp turn of the road just three meters wide, the rock immediately goes to the deepest gorge. Truly stumbled or gape and goodbye homeland. The experience of a lifetime!

The lake Ritsa is the most known lake in Abkhazia

lake Riza/ Abkhazia.

Abkhazia is undoubtedly a very beautiful country! Mountains, sea and greenery in the midst of all this beauty – the lake an extraordinary colour. A great air. Everywhere many sources of curative mineral water. It would seem the most suitable place for the construction of sanatoriums and rest homes. But They love and appreciate their land. Still the area remains virtually untouched.

The first impression of the lake Ritsa.

In front of you slightly greenish lacquered abyss. The water is pristine, but the bottom is like there.

Lake Ritsa is among the mountains, at an altitude of 930 meters above sea level. It is believed that the lake was formed by tectonic shifts caused mountain landslides. On the high mountains surrounding the lake Ritsa, always snow .

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Grindelwald was nearly flooded

The rock slide in Glacier lake provoked a rise in the water level, and river Black Lucina he threatened to withdraw from the coast. |

The whole country spent the first warmer – maximum temperature for the first time climbed above 30 degrees, and in Geneva reached 33.8 degrees – a weekend in a relaxed state, except for residents of Grindelwald.

300 000 cubic meters of stone blocks and rubble collapsed on Friday evening from the mountain slopes in Glacial lake. Spontaneously born at the foot of the Eiger, it keeps for many years the inhabitants of the region in tension. The lake water flows into the river Black Lucina, a narrow but rapid, which rushes from the valley of Grindelwald. In early summer, the lake slowly filled with water, and the higher it rises the level, the more adrenaline enters the blood people, especially the restless feeling of power in the region. According to the catastrophic predictions, if the lake will “explode” out of the abundance of water, this will trigger and output of a Black Lucina from the coast, and in the disaster area will be all settlements lying along its bed, down to lake Continue reading