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Where is the largest lake on Earth?

The largest lake on Earth… What is it? Agree that the word “lake” seems a quiet and peaceful pond, overgrown with reeds. In it, closing her eyes, we see white water-lilies, and to the other side just the same hand.

However, few people think about the fact that there are such lakes, which will give odds to some of the seas, both in size and depth and strength of storms occur periodically.

Today I propose to talk about them.

The largest lake on Earth. Its characteristic features

Oddly enough, but the largest lake on Earth we used to call the sea, or the Caspian sea. In fact, taking into account its features, call it the sea is simply impossible. Why? Yes, because according to the definition, the last should fall any river, but located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia the Caspian sea is endorheic.

If you look closely at pictures taken from space, you can immediately note one undeniably important feature. – the Caspian sea has a rather complex shape resembling the letter S from the Latin alphabet.

Its dimensions are really impressive: the length from North to South is approximately 1,200 km, but the distance from the East to the West coast differs Continue reading

Journey to the Altai mountains

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

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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Day trip to lake
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Unique lakes of the Nizhniy Novgorod region
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