Top 10 biggest lake in the world
The beauty of our planet lies in its mountains, forests, plains, cliffs and, of course, lakes. It is true that we have already considered various man-made reservoirs, but now we…

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National Park Skadar lake
The largest lake of the Balkan Peninsula — Skadar — is located on the territory of two States, and the majority (around 2/3 of the lake) this unique natural site…

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The deepest lake in the world

Our country is the largest in the territory. And correspondingly, many natural sites in Russia are exceptional and unique. And one of these magical places can definitely be considered the deepest lake in the world. It is, of course, about the lake Baikal which is in Siberia.

The most amazing and deepest lake in the world

The epithet “most-most” is best suited to lake Baikal. After all, it is the deepest lake in the world . as well as the deepest trench on Earth and the largest reservoir of the purest drinking water. Hard to imagine that the amount of collected water here he is ahead in several times North American Great lakes combined.

The area, which covers the deepest lake in the world Baikal . equal to a little less than 32 thousand square kilometers. The deepest point on the lake is measured at 1186 meters, the average depth of lake Baikal is more than 700 meters. By the way, not all lakes can boast even the maximum values of such depth.

Disputes about the deepest lake

Despite the fact that Baikal has long been recognized as the deepest lake, recently started to have some disputes about it. Some believe that the world’s deepest lake – Ladoga . But this statement is totally wrong. Because its depth is 230 meters, and therefore it is not included even Continue reading

Several clean lakes where you can swim in the Leningrad region

Lovers to swim in Saint Petersburg it should be remembered that as a rule all the waters and rivers in connection with pollution are only used for relaxing on the beach.

Slightly better is the situation with deep glacial lakes in the Leningrad region, which are powered by pure underground springs. Some of these lakes are officially included in the list are suitable for swimming. With the onset of summer in the news will see the official information of the resolved places for bathing.

Since the places for swimming in St. Petersburg is not clean water, we will go to far from the city and clear lakes in the Leningrad region, where you can relax and swim.

— the Radon lake in the Lomonosov district, D. Lopukhinka.

The lake contains chemical element radon, which is why the water in the lake is incredibly clean and transparent, at the bottom there’s no vegetation, no plankton, no any other animals.

— Very clean lake Swinscoe in the Luga district.

Amazingly clean Swinscoe lake near the city of Luga of Leningrad region. Is recognized each year as suitable for bathing. There is a convenient sandy beach for everyone, and there is a popular children’s health complex “Luga”. The water Continue reading

Japan. Part three. Noboribetsu-Sapporo-Asahikawa

A continuation of the rich program of our four-day trip was a visit to Noboribetsu. In this town we arrived to the hotel Takimoto Inn. And the main point of the plan was to visit the Onsen. There we spent a few hours alternating between the bath and the temperature of the water, located both in the indoor and outdoor. The Onsen is closed for only an hour at night for cleaning. The rest of the time its doors are open to all located in the hotel thermal complex. To know their easily on branded Yucatan — Japanese robes.

The onsens — it’s a whole culture in Japan. There are specific rituals and rules of their use. The Japanese use a few days off and holidays, a short break to relax and improve your health through the healing power of natural springs that abound in this country. For fans of all individual there are hotels, right on the balcony of the room, say, after skiing, you can enjoy snow-capped views in private mini Onsen. Simply chic, isn’t it?

Here and now is the time to talk about rotemburo. I think this is one of the highest manifestations of the Japanese bath tradition. It combines pleasure for body and soul. As a rule, open-air bath is placed in picturesque places, where the landscape is conducive to contemplation Continue reading

Baikal Day. Help
12 September is celebrated as a regional holiday - Day of Baikal. Day Baikal established in 1999, after turning the lake into the UNESCO world natural heritage site by UNESCO…

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Baikal Day. Help
12 September is celebrated as a regional holiday - Day of Baikal. Day Baikal established in 1999, after turning the lake into the UNESCO world natural heritage site by UNESCO…

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