Sumatra island with adjacent small Islands has an area of about 450 thousand km and belongs to the Large Sunda Islands in Southeast Asia.
Sumatra is 6th largest island on Earth. The island is approximately 1800 km, its width is 435 km Sumatra (Sumatra) is a part of Indonesia and known for its pristine nature and unusual beaches with dark sand, ruins of ancient palaces and temple complexes. Along the West coast of the island stretches Barisan mountains, the peak of which is mount of kerintji height of 3800 m. a Large part of East Sumatra swamped.
Sumatra placed simultaneously in the two hemispheres – the equator the island is divided approximately into equal parts. Sumatra is located on the territory of the Pacific volcanic ring of increased seismic activity (magnitude earthquakes reach 6-8 points), on its territory there are more than 10 active volcanoes. The coastline of the island is poorly indented, near the coast there are coral reefs. These factors have created the island’s beautiful landscapes and fertile soils. Since ancient times in Sumatra was the gold mines, for which he received the name “island of gold”.
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This journey was memorable to me its uniqueness. I would call it “Traveling first time”: first time in Latin America, the first time below the Equator, etc.
So my puteshestvie began with the landing in Ecuador’s capital, Quito. It was evening and pervich memories remain chaotic lights and dark narrow streets. The next day we went to walk around the city. To start, we went up the hill with a viewing platform “El Panecillo”. On top of the statue of the Saint, and with a significant hill offers amazing views of the city.
The city was struck by its diversity: from narrow dirty streets, to Shikari temples with expensive furnishings.
Plaza San Francisco
Iglesia de la compañía
Iglesia de El Sagrario
Iglesia de Basilica
And almost everywhere you can see IT!
In the evening you can stroll along the “Calle de La Ronda”. There are many restaurants with live music, as well as people demonstrating their talents. Napomnit our Arbat.
The next place that you want to visit, is 40 minutes from the city and is called “Monumento Mitad del Mundo” or the Middle, or Equator line. Unforgettable standing with one foot in North plecarii and the other in the South.
If poverty is not felt, then 30 minutes into the mountains and you find yourself in a different world, where Continue reading
Length – about 6 km
The best time is may-July
The number of tourists to 20 people
For information: in Addition to the necessary tourist equipment participants must have rubber boots. The GPU worker accompanies the group throughout the route. The power – independently, or by appointment can be arranged of the GPU reserve “Sporovsky”.
The route begins East of lake Sporovskoe. The basic objects that are expected to introduce the tourists, associated with the peculiarities of biology and bogs mineral Islands, which can be seen on the route. The first is Botanical objects and wetlands. As trip participants will be able to see animals, birds and insects that live in the lake region.
To the place where a trail can be reached by car. The route begins with a visit to the pine-forests of filbert. This 40-year-old landing on the site of oak-hornbeam forests, which are everywhere carved into the postwar period. They grow rare plants: lady’s slipper, stash oval, tuberous jubanka, Morio dark red, margin elevation, closer to the swamp Continue reading