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 its ancient title of the Principality (Principado de Asturias). This is nebulisations, mountainous region located in Northern Spain, near the coast of the Bay of Biscay. Asturias is bordered by Cantabria Galicia and Castile Leon. Key features of the geography of Asturias is its steep coastline with sharp coastal cliffs and mountainous landscapes. The climate of Asturias, as in the rest of North-Western Spain, much otlichaetsya southern regions of the country. Summer is usually humid and warm, with little rain. The winters are quite mild but with frequent cold snaps. Especially cold in the mountains, where snow lies from November to may.
In the first century BC, after a long resistance, the lands of the ancient Asturias zavoevannye were the Romans. Asturias along with part of Galicia was made into a separate province of the Roman Empire. After the arrival of the Arabs in the VIII century on the Peninsula, in the North, in the mountains of Asturias, there is a small Visigothic Kingdom. It is within the territory of Asturias began the era of the Reconquest (Reconquista) – the liberation of Spain from Muslim enslavement.
In 722, hidden in the mountains Continue reading
we Offer mountain trekking in the Tatras is a beautiful mountain and the most comprehensive route through the most beautiful mountains in Poland and Slovakia, passing through the picturesque mountain spurs and valleys of the Western and High Tatras.
This is a very beautiful Alpine mountains with a pronounced Alpine terrain, very picturesque rocky spurs and peaks, beautiful glacial lakes and powerful waterfalls.
An unforgettable experience on a beautiful route:
Throughout the tracking the most beautiful and high mountain trails, passing through all major areas of the mountain range Tatras, Western Tatras, High Tatras.
The highest peaks and most beautiful mountain lake surrounded by rocky mountain spurs!
Passing through the most beautiful trails and along the main ridge of the Tatras, the highest peaks
– Rysy peak (Rysy, 2499m) Continue reading
Eh, tired of the Crimean beaches! I want a lake with a tent, catch a fish… And what in Ukraine the most famous lake? Of Course, Shatsky!
To get on Shatsky lakes from Kiev is possible by two routes. The first runs along Warsaw highway (Kyiv-Korosten-Sarny-Kovel) to Lyuboml, where you turn right, to, after passing another 40 kilometers, to be actually in the Shack. The second goes through Zhitomir, Novohrad-Volynsky, Rivne, Lutsk and Kovel, where the two roads converge. What is the difference between these routes? “the son” slightly shorter (550 km against 580 “Rivne” the road), but in the first half (Kiev – Sarna) worse on the part of the pavement, permanently “investigated” repair and road services, and not very scenic. «Rivne” the route takes 8 hours – 30 minutes longer than on “the son”, but it is consistently good road surface and lots of attractions. That’s why we decided to pay more attention to the second option.
The first and only
The quality of highway M06 (E40) on the interval Kiev-Zhitomir because of the proximity to the capital is beyond praise; for the same reason does not cause problems and its infrastructure.After turning to Novograd-Volynskiy asphalt surface becomes slightly (but only slightly) worse, the four-lane road is narrowed by half, and cafes and gas stations are becoming rarer. This continues all the way to the Lyuboml, but after turning on the Shatsk the quality of asphalt pavement increases dramatically: the site Lyuboml – the shack is just gorgeous! Continue reading