Lake Skadar or Shkodra lake (Skadarko jezero) is one of the national parks and main attractions of Montenegro. The largest lake of the Balkan Peninsula, divided between two countries Montenegro and Albania is striking in its size and the beauty of nature. Most of the lake belongs to Montenegro, which is about 2/3 of the lake. National Park Skadar lake was established in 1983.
The lake was formed by dissolving limestone in a tectonic basin, according to various studies, the formation of this lake is between creation and the due date is considered to be 65 million years ago. The lake was formerly a Bay of the Adriatic sea, but now separated by alluvial isthmus. The power of the lake is made by 6 rivers, the largest of them are the Moraca and Crnojevic. And flows in the river Bojana in Albania, in the district of shkodër. On average, the total area of the lake is 475 km2, while in dry seasons it is reduced to 390 km2, and in winter increases to 523 km2.
Of course, it’s not the biggest lake by area in Europe, but it is one of the 15 largest European lakes, occupying 13th position.
Floating on the lake, you can see the blooming white lilies huge backwaters, yellow egg capsules and whole colonies of water chestnut or shrimp (which is sometimes disrupted during the tours and give a try). Continue reading
The Urals are rich in natural resources, forests, rivers, mountains. In this region at any time of the year there, where to go Hiking for a weekend with your friends, loved one, family or children. The hike can be a great hobby, replacement sports, recreation choice.
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Plus, this pastime will be very useful for all the people of the Urals. After all, even a small trip into the countryside will allow you to leave thoughts about their work, about how to run the metal or sell the product, will give the opportunity to breathe in the fresh pure air, to admire the beauty of his native land, to spend time with friends.
In the Urals there are many lovely places. One of them is the Park “Deer Streams”, located just 130 km from Ekaterinburg. He has such unique natural objects like rocks “Pisanitsa” and “Frog”, famous for Large karst failure, the mere sight of which is breathtaking, the longest cave in the area called “Friendship”. Unique object of the Ural region and is considered to be a group of granite rocks, called the “Seven brothers”. Continue reading
Lake Baikal is a great lake, which many even called the sea, so it’s diverse, unique and large. Almost all dream to see this element, to plunge into healing waters, to visit the unique shores of the famous lake in the world.
But a vacation on lake Baikal are different, so each chooses what he likes. It can be and mattresses on the beach near the water where you will be fed and in comfort to watch the variety of flora and fauna, and backpacks and tents in which to sleep, each day changing the Parking lot to learn the magnificence of nature.
Lovers of fishing and water travel are not left side, here you will find many possibilities that will suit any taste.
But it should be remembered that the area of the lake is heavily guarded, so there are taboos that cannot be broken, to stay remember only positive emotions. In the area of lake Baikal it is impossible to cut and saw trees, one should not leave litter and to light fires in the wrong places. For bonfires there is a designated area, either on the shore on the rocks. Fish can be only the bait, but to make a sweetheart bouquet of flowers growing out there is not worth it, better just to watch a beautiful meadow. And of course, we listen to loud music so as not to disturb other guests. And generally my advice, listen to nature, the rustling leaves Continue reading