LAKE SVETLOYAR (Shambhala Russia) is a legendary lake located in the Nizhny Novgorod region. According to the local historian N. N. Khlopushina, the lake is of glacial-karstic origin; karst collapse that ensued as a result of a small earthquake, increased the lake depth to 25.5 m at relatively small sizes – h meters. The usual epithet, which is presented Svetloyar – “Pearl of the sky overturned in the green rim of the forest.” The surroundings of the lake are famous for their renomirani, some see in the water the reflection of the domes of the legendary Kitezh and hear the bell ringing.

The origin of the Svetloyar surrounded by a halo of legends. According to data collected by researchers Vladimir INKINEN and Valerian TURYGINA, the most ancient, pagan layer is associated with the evil goddess girl the Turk. She rode a spirited horse and would whip people for their sins, yet fell to the ground and there was a lake. The second stratum of the legend dates to the time of the invasion of Batu Khan. One of the Russian prisoners have not sustained tortures and has shown Tatars secret paths. But through the prayers of the inhabitants of Kitezh high power hid it at the bottom of the lake. The third layer of legends – the schismatic, Continue reading


The Republic of Austria is a landlocked country situated in southern Central Europe . It was established after the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, which occurred at the end of the First world war.

Austria in the North it borders with Germany and Czech Republic . in the West Switzerland and Liechtenstein . to the South are the borders with Italy and Slovenia . on the East the country borders with Slovakia and Hungary . The length of the state borders of Austria with these countries is 2.706 km, of which 816 km with Germany, 466 km with the Czech Republic, 107 km with Slovakia, 354 km with Hungary, 330 km with Slovenia, 430 km with Italy, 166 km with Switzerland and 35 km with Liechtenstein. The total area of the country is 83.858 sq km. Continue reading

Yoga tour in Abrau-Dyurso

From 29th April to 5th may (7 days) — yoga-tour for everyone with any level of training. From 6 to 12 (7 days) — retreat for future and current instructors, as well as experienced practitioners.

Friendly staff “Abrau — the Territory of yoga” invites You to the may yoga tour in the place which is rightly called the “Pearl of Russia” — Abrau-Dyurso.

The goal of our journey — yoga in places of Power, deepening skills for managing energy my body and the emotional and physical reboot.

Each of the stages includes a 7 day intensive, practice in places of Power and beautiful lakes, the interaction with the five basic elements, special diet. Intensive and informative during the workshop you will walk the path, equal to several months. 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…

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Litter less
To celebrate ecologist's work. For example, to carry out the action on clearing of one of the ponds. Lake Smeha (not to be confused with the nearby village of Sohra)…

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the Regions of Spain Our Spain
Asturias (Asturias) is the historical pride of the whole of Spain with its beautiful, untouched nature druzhelyubnyy local population makes this region unique and attractive for tourists. Asturias still preserves…

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