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
A thousand years ago the island of Mata Nui was barren stone cliff, located above the underground city Meter Nui. During the Great Cataclysm of the earth poured out energy protodermis and caused rapid growth of vegetation. As was the prediction that such growth can occur beneath the island were built in advance of the Borochov nest. to clean it, it’s just not necessary in the presence of its life. At the same time on the island began to migrate, However, mostly from the Meter Nui.
After the Cataclysm Meter Toa were forced to evacuate from the ruins of Motornov Meter Nui. Paving the way to the surface, they found a tropical island that was habitable. They named it “Mata Nui” in honor of the Great spirit. and each Toa chose a place where he wanted to settle his comrades of Motornov. Toa steel Muragami and headed motornov built in the villages.
By agreement of Vakama Toa with Makuta Nui Meter. Matoran on the island received one year of peace. After this, the Makuta started using his Kraata. to enslave the Rahi and make them attack Motornov. Matoran bravely defended their villages, but the attacks, However, hampered travel and much of the village became isolated from each other.
Then, they arrived Toa Mata, and met with the Makuta in his lair, Mangaia ; in response he awakened the hordes of Borochov and released them on the island. 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.
Where to go?
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