1. 140 km from the Kenyan capital of Nairobi is lake Nakuru is the home of small flamingos. Tens of thousands of birds, sitting and flying up, form a canvas of various shades of pink. Flamingos are not the only inhabitants of the lake: in addition to them there are fed the pelicans, cormorants, many species of ducks, herons, black terns — a total of about 400 species of birds. The lake is part of the national Park, so tourists who travelled to its shores, along the way can see zebras, hippos, giraffes, antelopes, lions, cheetahs and leopards.
2. Titicaca is the biggest lake for fresh water, is located in South America: Peru, Bolivia.
Its area is comparable to the size of Crete — about 8300 sq km. From the plane it looks like a sea, but when viewed from the shore in places is reminiscent of a marsh overgrown with reeds. The people here move carefully, looking at the ground, as they walk on muddy dirt. Cane everywhere and do everything — clothes, hats, bags, home and the island on which they live. There is a legend that long ago the Aymara Indians, crossing his pirogue in the lake, were on the territory of the Incas. To get the two peoples failed, but to go home the proud Aymara did not — decided that it will float on the lake. Since Continue reading
The lake of death are in Africa, they have their own characteristics and history.
They worked out the details flowing in lakes of processes, millions of years.
Today you can observe almost the most dangerous places on the planet in the form of harmless, at first glance, waters.
In Africa the most famous lake of death are considered Nyos and lake Natron.
Find out why they got this name.
Death lake Nyos
Nyos is located in Central Africa in Cameroon. It was formed 400 years ago by a hydrothermal explosion.
The depth of the lake Nyos death is 209 meters width 900 meters, and the length of 1400 km.
It looks nice picturesque lake at the time, managed to ruin in one day nearly two thousand people.
It happened relatively recently – about thirty years ago. Continue reading
Ergaki mountains in West Sayan. Their peaks are distinguished by the intricate shapes and their own names: Star, Parabola, Dragon Tooth, and others. In Ergaki is a lot of beautiful lakes.
Beauty Ergakov unique, unusual and attractive. People, who had been in Ergaki they say that these mountains have a special aura. And those who have seen at least once these unforgettable landscapes, they often remember and dream of returning to admire this beauty again.
The main attraction Ergakov – “Sleeping Sayan “. This mountain range in the shape of a supine person, majestic and mysterious spectacle.
Another amazing creation of Nature — the Parabola. Parabola is a two connected vertices in different sizes and heights. The contour of these tops has the correct parabolic shape. It is called Brothers. It seems like two brothers holding hands and the line of their arms forms a smooth surface of a parabola.
Attractions Ergakov will not leave you indifferent. What you will see will leave an indelible mark in your memory: the lake of Mountain Spirits, the Pass Artists, Hanging Stone. Rainbow lake, lake Light, peak Bird, Star peak, lake marble, the rock Dragon’s Tooth.
Peak Bird, the shape of the rock Peak Bird strongly Continue reading