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
Continuing to develop Russian roads, we decided to go to a surf camp on the lake Volgo.
The Volga is a lake in Selizharovsky, Ostashkovsky districts and Penovskiy, Tver oblast, Russia, located 25 km South of Ostashkov, the largest in the system of the upper Volga lakes in the Valdai hills, the fourth and final group of lakes through which runs the upper course of the Volga river, regulated by the Upper ballota.
Two lakes of the Volga (the Volga, the Volga-II), connected by a channel at the Big and Small Oleaster, elongated from West to East for 40 km, width up to lakes 4 km, average depth 2 m, water surface area 61 km2 of lakes. Volga lake by the construction of the upper bachata significantly changed their borders. Before its length was 7 km, width — up to 2 km (from Wikipedia).
The distance from Reutov to the camp — 375 km, 3 km from the Moscow ring road and 48 km on the ring road, to the Novorizhskoye highway (M9). M9 went on to the turn of the Rzhev is 200 km further via Rzhev on A – 6 km, continue along N – just over 100 km Then turned onto a dirt (if we may say so) the road to the village of Selishche, drove through it on the broken asphalt and 5 km on the dirt road to the base of surfers. Continue reading
Such a fabulous name Carinthia is not often found in conversations and discussions tourists, “and does it exist?” You ask. Meanwhile, this is the most comfortable and beautiful area in Austria. In Carinthia the crystal clear lake, which in summer warms up to 28 degrees Celsius. The mayor of Klagenfurt, the capital of the earth each year goes to the shore of the lake wörther see and makes public a SIP of water, demonstrating the purity and safety of their domain.
The largest lake of the land of Carinthia, Austria . the lake is the Water see. Along the shores of this Paradise there are many towns and resorts. Maria wörth offers a quiet and relaxing holiday, Velden opposite will involve in their irrepressible fun atmosphere with fireworks, casino, bars. Krumpendorf fascinates with its cosy identity. And resort Pörtschach love children, here’s a wonderful slide, directly in the lake. It is worth noting that all of the resorts with stunning beaches, numerous recreational facilities, the entertainment industry on a high level.
Lake of Carinthia is not only the lure in the region, there is much to profit and to lovers of architecture. And the mild climate contributes to fatigue-free, comfortable excursions. Tourists expect exciting jousting Continue reading