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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 thousand. Their quantity falling to 1 thousand sq. km region of Karelia confidently wins first place not only in Russia but also among regions of the world.

Lakes are very different in size varying from small lakes of lambesc (“was”), private and anonymous, until the largest in Europe Ladoga and lake Onega. The lake, which area is up to 1 sq. km. prevail, but there are many large lakes, which area is up to 10 or more sq. km. and 20 lakes exceed 100 sq. km Area is covered by lakes in Karelia makes 11.4% of its entire territory, which is clearly more than in the neighbouring state of Finland, and almost twice as much than in the region of Murmansk.

Many lakes take the beginning of tectonic movements of the terrestrial crust, but most appeared due to the ploughing of the earth’s crust by glaciers during the movement many millions of years ago. First deeper, they usually extended shape, have high rocky and often very steep banks and there are not enough Islands. The configuration of glacial lakes began more different – they discerned many Islands, bays, passageways and pretty little depth. However, very often lakes have mixed the beginning and it brings Continue reading

Autumn memo reserved the tourist

Now in the nature reserve “Vishera” is the most colorful season – fall. Colorful lakes and waterfalls of river Gypsy, mountain panoramas of the Hearth and the highest point of Perm Krai mount Tulym will delight all lovers of the quiet autumn beauty. On 15 October the reserve’s ecotrail is closed until next summer. Hurry to apply for the end of the tourist season in the nature reserve “Vishera”!

Every year the romance of the taiga hikes attracts a lot of travelers on ecological trails of the reserve “Vishera”. These include both experienced tourists and ordinary people badly representing the specific nature Pesce-water trips on the edge of pristine taiga. Colorful Golden autumn time presents special challenges for the routes due to weather conditions that are often less favourable than in the summer.

So that your holiday does not become a difficult and dangerous trek with elements of survival, we offer you to familiarize yourself with the reminder of the reserved tourist.

Preparing to visit the reserve Vishera, you have to understand that it’s remote from civilization mountain-taiga terrain where no roads, towns, and cellular communication. The beauty of these places opened only after Continue reading

Resort – Lake ucum

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