The Pink lake Retba

Everyone wants to visit the unique lake of enchanting colours!

Amazing colors and charming water pumps entirely covering a two-kilometer coastline, Pink lake or lake Retba, is the way it is called in the language of the people Wolof, the largest ethnic group of Senegal.

This Senegalese lake boats are only used for salt production. What today is called the lake Retba was once a lagoon. But the Atlantic surf gradually Deposit a sand, and in the end duct that connected the lagoon and the ocean were covered. For a long time, Retba remained unremarkable salt lake.

But in the 70-ies of the last century, Senegal was hit by a series of droughts, the heavily shoaled Retba and salt production, a thick layer lying on the bottom, became quite profitable. Then the water in the lake got a pink hue due to the microorganisms capable of surviving in saturated salt solution. Besides them, the other organic life in Retba not – for algae, not to mention the fish, this concentration of salt is harmful. She’s here almost one and a half times higher than in the Dead sea – three hundred and eighty grams per liter!

Now people are working and standing shoulder-deep in water, to twenty years ago in Rose lake did not swim, and went – water was to the waist. But getting Continue reading

Unique lakes of the Nizhniy Novgorod region

In the Nizhny Novgorod region there are at least three hundred natural lakes, and that’s not counting the hundreds of oxbow river and numerous artificial water bodies (ponds, reservoirs, flooded quarries). The most famous group of lakes include lakes Kamsko – Bakaldin group of Balakhna, Volodarsky, In, Pavlovian, Sosnovo, Ahtopolska, Pustynsky, etc. there are Many separate amazing lakes which are nice to visit, to relax from the urban bustle, to swim, to fish, to settle on their shores for the night, etc.

In this photo report presents the most picturesque and unique (in my opinion) of lake Nizhny Novgorod region. no doubt, in the Nizhny Novgorod region there are many other noteworthy lakes, which means that this list can be continued.

The lake is Big Platovo ( Kamsko-Bakaldin group of lakes) is The largest, most scenic and most surprising – almost inaccessible to transport the lake in the heart of the taiga, between the rivers Kerzhenets and Vetluga Nizhny Novgorod region:

Lake Kutyrevo (Vachsky district) There is the legend that the banks of this lake was defeated a detachment of Pugachev, and its shores are buried treasures. The lake is very deep and extremely picturesque

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Rest in Crimea

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

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Amazing lake in the shape of a heart
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Health Resorts of Karelia
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