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.
The lake has a flowing Continue reading
Holiday village “Clean ponds” – a great place to live and a country holiday.
The village is set in ecologically clean area of Moscow region.
The village “Clean ponds” is located in ecologically clean area of the Klin of the Moscow region, 70 km from the Moscow ring road and only 10 km from the city of Klin, one of the oldest cities in Russia, whose history goes back more than 8 centuries. The proximity of the village to town gives easy access to all local amenities shops and shopping centers, clinics, hospitals, schools, kindergartens, churches, museums, cafes and restaurants.
One of the indisputable advantages of the holiday village “Clean ponds” is its accessibility. From the Leningrad station of the capital every hour on the Wedge 3-4 trains go, the journey will take approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes. From the station “Klin” walking buses and taxis to the village Novosadova, near which is the village. The journey will take about 15 minutes. Quick and convenient is the road from Moscow by car.
Near the village is the cascade of picturesque ponds. Due to this nearby village and got its name, as you know, the ponds is the perfect vacation spot for water lovers and for fans to sit with a fishing rod in a quiet peaceful environment. Continue reading
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