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The Main tourist attractions of Karelia

Karelia is called the land of forests and lakes. Many tourists visit the Republic every year, many Karelians themselves traveling the homeland. So North-East from the town of Pudozh is a protected area, underdeveloped, inaccessible and almost inhabited land.

In 1991, in the month of April in this region and organized the first in the Russian North national Park. An event of this kind was of great importance for all environmental Affairs of our country. The Park territory covers the Eastern part of Karelia (Pudozh district) and part of the Arkhangelsk region (Onega district) and in total occupies 5 thousand square kilometers.

Vodlozero national Park is one of the world’s largest reserves of wildlife. The Park fauna is represented by 38 species of mammals, 5 species of amphibians and reptiles and 22 species of different fish. This diversity is the result of a weak impact of human activities on nature Park for centuries. On the vast territory of the Park provides refuge for many endangered species of animals and birds. Often, there circling birds of prey, listed in the red book of Russia and Karelia, such as the white-tailed eagle, osprey and Golden eagle. Here regular meetings with brown bear, moose, lynx, marten, Wolverine, badger, muskrat, Fox and wolf. The Park is a home to wild reindeer. Continue reading

Beautiful lakes in the world

Water has always been the basis of life anywhere on Earth. Since the beginning of time humans and animals alike stayed near rivers and lakes to survive, and over time around them build great cities. If you decide to visit one of these beautiful lakes, you can be assured that a non-journey.

I represent to your attention the 4 beautiful lakes . are well worth a visit.

Lake Garda, Italy

As one of the largest in the country, lake Garda — a beautiful and popular place for tourists and travelers. With 28 kilometers of beauty, which focused on pebbly beaches, charming resort towns and villas, it is a Paradise for hikers. Hot 37 ° sources for swimming on the South shore — a great place for those seeking relaxation. In the North — jagged peaks and majestic mountain ranges await hikers and cyclists. Nearby are Milan and Venice, the Italian “hot spots” of culture and great restaurants. Continue reading

The Sarez lake in Tajikistan

Beautiful lake in Tajikistan is lake Sarez, which is located in the Pamirs. This lake was born in 1911 due to the strong earthquake, a huge landslide blocked the river Murgab, it is possible to form a natural dam. The basin was filled with water, inundating the village of Sarez, whence came the name of the lake. Sarezskoe length of the lake is nearly sixty miles, and this at a depth of 500 meters. Today this lake is a real jewel of the Pamir mountains, as it is characterized by its unusual beauty. The lake itself starts in the valley of the former river Murgab, Bartang today, then goes through the pass Jornadista.

Tourists who want to see such Pamir miracle, needs to think in advance about the special pass. The area of lake Sarez is protected by the state. Lake Sarez lies immediately after the lake of Thun, which was created in the same way. The water in lake Sarez dark blue, its shores are quite steep, so in the untrodden places it is extremely difficult to walk. Tourists walk through the mountain passes of the most beautiful lakes of Russia . Continue reading

"Project Clean lake"
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The land of the three lakes
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Limnophobia — fear of lakes
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