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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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In the Krasnoyarsk region is an absolutely amazing piece of nature – Ucom lake with bitter-salt water located in a mountain valley. Low mountains rise around, as if fencing your pearl from the outer world. Millions of years nature has conjured over the prescription of the lake water and silt mud, and it’s a unique formulation that cures many ailments. It was opened many centuries ago. Many diseases treated exactly tumskoy mud. In the XIX century on the lake appeared to natural treatment center. Rumor about the miraculous properties of the local mud reached the capital. Many ladies came here to be treated for infertility, the glory of the lake grew. In 1925 was founded the resort “Lake Uchum” is the first health resort of the Krasnoyarsk territory. For 85 years it has cured many thousands of people.
Scientists say that the healing resources of lake Uchum simply inexhaustible. Many decades of observations of water level confirmed: it rises and then decreases. And it happens millions of years. That silt mud, which is used to procedures – a fraction of the inventory at the bottom of the lake. Owing to the remoteness from industrial centres and special microclimate of the valley, Continue reading
Holiday at lake Balaton
A hundred kilometers from Budapest to the South-West direction there is a unique lake Balaton (Balaton). It is a freshwater reservoir with a length of 77 kilometers and a width of from 1 to 12 kilometers in different parts. Every year from June to September here in the main resort of Hungary, there are hundreds of thousands of tourists to enjoy the splendor and uniqueness of this largest lake of Central Europe. The uniqueness of lake Balaton is not only in its location in the hollow of tectonic origin, but in small depth: on average, it amounted to three meters. The deepest spot of the lake is a Tihany basin (12.5 meters). In the summer, lake Balaton is warming up, on average, up to 21 – 22 0C. Vacation at lake Balaton is diverse and can satisfy any demanding tourist.
Northern shore of lake Balaton is more suitable for active recreation. At a small distance from the shore deep enough, and You can enjoy boating and fishing (the lake is inhabited by more than 20 species of fish). In towns of Siofok and Balatonfured, located on the shores of the lake, equipped trails on the electric actuator with trapezoidal rule for water skiing. An experienced instructor for several hours will help You feel confident on the jet ski and experience the true pleasure of skiing. Also, in the last few years Continue reading