Fresh and salt, deep and shallow, crystal clear and azure are some of the epithets, which can describe a beautiful creation of nature – lake. We offer you a selection of the most beautiful, in our view, lakes of the world.
Plitvice lakes in Croatia
Plitvice lakes is a group, consisting of 16 lakes of various sizes. They are in Croatia, among the bright, saturated greenery of the Mediterranean sea. The unique beauty of the lakes — that they all are interconnected in a variety of exciting waterfalls. Starting the trip on Plitvice lakes, start with, which is below the other, gradually moving higher. This holiday will certainly leave you a lot of impressions. Be sure to visit Great falls (Great Slap), whose height is about 230 feet. Be prepared for the fact that on the way you can see not only wild ducks, and wolves, and even bears. What else can you expect from wild nature?
Lake Malawi in Africa
Lake Malawi occupies 3 place among the largest lakes of Africa. It is located at an altitude of 700 meters above sea level, namely at the intersection of Mozambique, Malawi and Tanzania. The length of the lake is 584 km, while the width of the reservoir in some areas exceeds 80 kilometers. The number of different species of fish found in the waters of the lake, is impressive Continue reading
Many tourists are attracted by the amazing beauty of the lakes, which are abundant in Italian land. Guests willing to visit them, take photographs and enjoy the surrounding natural beauty. By the way, on some lakes, the travelers went in the times of ancient Italy, especially willingly visited them Roman patricians, combining the nature-friendly with important public Affairs. Tourists nowadays prefer to just relax, be distracted from everyday worries. Many hotels Italy located near the picturesque lakes. Tourists enjoy walking along the shores, swim in clean water, are avid fishermen indulge in her favourite occupation.
The most popular month to visit the Italian lakes – September. It is in this period, the surrounding nature is blooming in all its variety. Tourists travelling this month, your eyes see the beauty of the world around them. In the vicinity of many lakes has preserved its wonderful architectural monuments belonging to the era of ancient Italy. Excursions to such places especially attract tourists, history buffs, and art. Foreign guests visit them, actively photographed and filmed beautiful landscapes. Travelers visiting these wonderful places in one voice say that never seen a more beautiful natural attractions.
Rest on the lakes of the Apennine Peninsula is very useful for health, in Europe, some doctors recommend their patients visit them for the purpose of General strengthening and healing the body. By the way in many of the Spa hotels Italy, especially the lakes Lago Maggiore and camo are special salons. They tourists can take courses medical procedures with the use of clean water from local sources. This is a very positive effect on the human immune system, strengthens and invigorates the spirit. The most favorable from a financial point of view, the months to visit these resorts Italy – September, October and November.
The fact that in the autumn there are numerous discounts, they will undoubtedly please the zealous travelers. A few words should be said about the Souvenirs that tourists almost always bring from trips to the Apennines and the lake. Lakes in the surrounding area there are many souvenir shops and stalls, where any traveler will choose a gift according to the taste. The most popular are various creations of local craftsmen from wood and stones, and colorful memorable albums, such as “Italy in pictures”, which will remind the tourist of the pleasant moments spent in these wonderful places. Some novice travelers don’t know any lakes in the area are advised to go, they will undoubtedly help the site “My Italy”, where a describes the various resort areas.
Lake Victoria: a sick giant
Lake Victoria was discovered in 1858 British Explorer John Speke, after a few months of their research, the sources of the Nile. Then the lake appeared in front of him so large and beautiful that he gave him the name of the British Queen. But now the Lake is in poor condition and is on the brink of environmental disaster. If John Speke could see lake Victoria today, painting what he saw would have caused him most likely shock and disbelief. The lake has become a smelly, suffocating from algae, a large body of water.
Ecological health of lake Victoria has been deeply undermined by the rapidly growing population, boom in fish exports, the disappearance of some fish species, the rapid growth of algae and the discharge of untreated sewage by industrial enterprises. Most of the damage is extensive and irreversible. The traditional way of life of the lake communities almost destroyed. Scientists are concerned that soon the lake Victoria may become dead.
Named in honor of the Queen of England, the African lake Victoria is the world’s largest tropical lake and second largest freshwater lake. The area of the lake on a total of 69 000 square kilometers. Although this Continue reading