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 belongs to Montenegro, and the rest — Albania. From both countries the lake and the surrounding land are considered strictly protected and are under state protection, so the Montenegrin coast of Skadar lake was declared a national Park.
Location: lake Skadar is located in the South-Eastern part of Montenegro on the land of three municipalities: Podgorica. Cetinje and Bar .
The main wealth of the Skadar lake — its unique flora and fauna
Skadar lake is situated in Zeta-Skadar valley, between the Dinaric highlands on one side and the mountain range Prokletije. Its length — is 43 km and width is 26 km. It has an elongated nature, an extremely rugged coastline, much of which is swampy, and the many Islands (up to 50). The average depth of the lake — 6 m, although there are areas with depth up to 60 meters (underwater keys or «eye»). The surface area of the lake varies from 390 km2 in the dry seasons up to 530 km2 at the high water period, such a spill due to the low water level and large swampy lowlands along the edges of the lake.
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Red lake salt lake in Bolivia
We have already talked about the unusual lakes in the Andes earlier. It was a well-known lake Titicaca. In Bolivia on the high plateau there is still salt and fresh lakes. One of them has the name Colorado Lagoon (Laguna Colorado) or red lake.
It is surrounded by misty cliffs and boiling geysers. The second nearby Laguna Verde (Laguna Verde) has the green color of the water. Next to these lakes, stretches of sea salt. This solar de Juni, a huge salt flat. Once in its place was the waters of the ancient lake. Now only a swift breeze rolls salt dunes on the dune. The thickness of the minerals can reach six meters. Walk on it quite a dangerous occupation, because the salt marsh is possible to fail. As we walking on the frozen lake in winter.
Red lake of the Cordillera
A wonderful place where the land is perceived as a Mirage. The lake shining in the sun sometimes it is just an ice desert. Night stars exactly light up the purple sky and surrounding mountain scenery. Not every fiction writer, describing the planet, Mars has a paint that is of a local nature.
Near Laguna Colorado begins a local landmark national Park Eduardo (Eduardo Avaroa). The lake water is red brick and very salty. The water acquires a red color because of plankton and trace Continue reading
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Moscow Hanoi Vietnam. Attractive, historic and interesting attractions of the capital of Vietnam Hanoi is a joy for tourists. Hanoi is in Northern Vietnam on the banks of the red river. Hanoi is not only the political capital but also its cultural center. Travelling around Hanoi is like to travel in Vietnam in General.
The history of Hanoi is too long and varied, but suffice it to say that the city has changed in the past. The old quarter boasts a good collection of French colonial architecture.
Unlike some other cities of Vietnam, Hanoi is relatively slow. Traces of modern Vietnam are viewed in some parts of Hanoi, where new shops, hotels and cafes, but you can still find many historical remnants. Old quarter, for example, with its narrow streets and colonial buildings makes it a great base for exploring local attractions.
A Da Lat Viet Nam Saigon. If you are heading to Vietnam and want to visit Hanoi, and largest city in the country Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon), we need to know the distance between them is about 1100 miles. To stay don’t forget to bring the right clothes for the season, Continue reading