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 and has since been annually celebrated on the fourth Sunday of August.
Over time the festival has received nationwide and worldwide recognition.
In 2008 the decree of the Legislative Assembly of the Irkutsk region “About the day of Baikal in the Irkutsk region” the celebration was moved to the second Sunday of September .
In 2010, the celebration of the Day of Baikal will be held in 15 municipalities of the Irkutsk region. Unique lake will be dedicated, magazine and book exhibitions, quizzes, drawing contests, theatrical performances, environmental games. Baikalo-Lensky reserve will hold an open Day in the Museum and final outputs of the action “March of parks”. At the Institute of geography, Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences held a round table “Development of ecotourism in the Baikal natural territory”.
In Irkutsk on September 12 – on the Day of Baikal – scheduled meetings with scientists baicaliidae, thematic literary Playground “Poetry of Baikal”, a procession along the embankment of the Angara river, the results of the contest “Seven pearls of the Baikal region” 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
When you invite friends and acquaintances to diving safaris in Djibouti, 85% people ask: “And where is it?” The answer is “near Eritrea” does not all.
But it is more important then the question “why?” In Djibouti, but rather in the local Tugursky Bay, going specifically to dive with whale sharks. In the Gulf, in the period from late October to March, the winds and currents create conditions for the rapid development of plankton, which attracts whale sharks and other sea creatures. As you know – whale – biggest shark and the biggest fish on Earth (measured maximum length – 13.7 m). Despite these dimensions, the whale shark is absolutely safe for humans because it eats only plankton. And here goes the people in this small country to meet these enormous beauties. Such a number of whale sharks will not find anywhere else in the world!
If the Maldives on their long and tedious watch, and then chasing one man by 30, then to Djibouti meet the young whale flocks up to 20 individuals! During our Safari in late November 2009, the crowds did not see, next to the ship simultaneously used up to nine sharks. Small meters… 7-9 Whale circled slowly on the spot right at the water surface, sometimes going in depth. And the whole dance repeated every day.
Underwater world Tjurskogo Bay is impressive even experienced divers. Rich and intact Continue reading