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Lake Seliger

The famous lake Seliger is actually a system of lakes lying in the Tver and Novgorod regions. Otherwise, the call Ostashkov Seliger lake, the city of Ostashkov, standing on the shore.

The area of the Seliger – 260 km, the length of the coastline is 528 km Seliger 110 flows into rivers and streams, the largest of which Krapivenka, Cheremuha and Roach. Follows from the lake, only one river – Selijarovka.

Seliger lies at an altitude of 205 m. the Origin of the lake – glacial. Typical for glacial lakes is the form of Seliger – the bizarre system of several lakes, stretching for 100 km and combined with a narrow channel.

The coastline is very indented Seliger: in the land stretch out picturesque bays, many Islands of various shapes.

The separate parts of Seliger have their own names: lake Velichko, Wasco, Seremo, Long, Deep, Svetica, Holy and other.

The largest stretches are in Seliger Ostashkov, Polkowski, Kravotynsky, Trinity, Selizharovsky, Sosnitsky, Berezovsky and Nizhnekamsky.

Seliger has an extraordinary transparent for freshwater water, visibility up to 5 m.

In Seliger are about 30 species of fish. Of them fishing: bream. smelt and perch. burbot. IDE, vendace, pike. Work on acclimatization in carp lake Seliger. eel, Peled. The Graphiteleader rods – Japanese fishing rods of the highest 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

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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