Samara region – one of the regions of the Volga region, the fifth largest. From the point of view of geography it is located in Central European Russia, on both sides of the Volga river, bordering with Tatarstan, Kazakhstan, and regions of Sverdlovsk, Saratov and Orenburg.
Temperate continental climate and relatively high average temperatures (July + 20,7°C, in January is 13.8°C) combined with high humidity make living in the region quite comfortable. The main square of the region covered by steppes, but the landscape is decorated with low Falcon and the Zhiguli mountains, coniferous and deciduous forests. Many rivers and streams, the largest of which, not including the Volga – Samara, Juice, Moustache, Big Kinel, provide the area with essential moisture for everyday life and agriculture. Continue reading
Horses and other animals love since childhood with feelings for a wonderful place – the Altai could not be determined until there has not visited. In fact, immersion in the wilderness of this land was invigorating, like the icy water of the local rivers.
Travel on mountain Altai is already started when I came across a website, calling to make a tour along the unknown paths of the Altai.
Base, where we waited for the conductor, was located near the village of Chemal known fact that there is a hydroelectric power station, about an hour away — famous Teletska lakes, and even some caves nearby.
All these attractions our guide refused, saying that we will see “real” forest. And riding horses, consisting of three people we went to see taiga.
Get used to spend in the saddle for 6-7 hours a day would be difficult, if you are certainly not riding instructor. The habit of dashing to jump in the saddle I have developed only toward the end of the trip, but the first commandment of the conductor – “trust the horse”, I learned immediately. Because it is impossible to walk between huge boulders to climb on wet, slippery trail and down Continue reading
So You came on vacation in the Crimea — in Kerch or somewhere on the Kerch Peninsula. The soft warm sea, a variety of sandy and pebble beaches, the vast open expanses of the sea surface, bathing and entertainment. Many water areas and quiet, peaceful setting. What else is needed for a good vacation in the Crimea?
It turns out, vacation in the Crimea — it’s not just the Kerch Peninsula. After a few days of relaxation, You pull to see new places, explore historical sites or simply other types of Crimea. The wonderful world of the Crimean Peninsula with its unique and inimitable.
For starters, you can taste the Kerch Peninsula.
Rest in Kerch is not only the city itself.
The city of Kerch, Crimea in the first place is an industrial city that has impressive sea port, through which the transshipment primarily of goods. In Kerch and around it You will find many architectural structures of the last century, monuments of war and, of course, the catacombs that were the only way to escape from the German invaders. As for the catacombs, after repeated visits to the wild places of the Peninsula creates the impression that the Kerch Peninsula completely dug underground tunnels. No wonder there are legends that from Kerch to take on the catacombs for many tens of kilometers from the city and from the Heater to Feodosia Continue reading