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
SmalĺV (nyása) is a lake located in East Central Africa. The lake is elongated in a direction from North to South, and has a length of about 560 km. the Maximum depth of the lake is 706 m. the Height of the lake above sea level 472 meters, the water surface area of approximately 31 000 sq. km.
When David Livingstone (David Livingstone), during his next expedition to Africa, discovered Lake Malawi, he asked the local fishermen about the name of this impressive body of water. To which they replied – “Nyasa”. Livingstone called it the lake, unaware that the word “Nyasa” in the language of the local people and means “lake”. Nyanza – so still call Africans in Tanzania and Mozambique to this day.
The Northern and Eastern shores of lake Malawi with steep shelf poorly developed, but the southern and Western coasts have gently sloping shores. Shoreline of the lake in its landscape can be divided into three types. Approximately one third of the coast is rocky, the remaining part is represented by sandy beaches. The third type of marshy land, overgrown with reeds, located in the mouths of the rivers flowing into the lake rivers. From lake Malawito the South flows the river Shire, where it goes about 20% of the water volume of the lake, and the main loss of water – about 80 % fall on surface evaporation. Continue reading
In the center of Russia located Urals Switzerland. Healthy mountain air, mild climate, clear lakes, ancient mountains, aroma of herbs, amber honey and koumiss lend the best advertising. If you want to learn all unbridled and proud temper of the Urals nature, to feel its grandeur and limitless space – go to Bashkiria.
Powerful figure Salavat Yulaev visible from afar from the window of car, train or bus. A visit to the monument usually included in the mandatory part of the program stay in the capital of Bashkortostan. The massive monument – a free embodiment of the Bashkir people. Evening and night the figure of a folk hero in the spotlight is even more impressive. The monument towers over the hallmark of Ufa – majestic and full-flowing White river. In the summer from the pier at the Friendship monument rides on the river on the boat. The cost of an adult ticket – from 200 rubles.
National Museum of Bashkortostan Republic is striking in its scope. In 33 halls of the beautiful building on Sovetskaya street you can go all day and learn a lot from the history of the Bashkir people and the personality of Salavat Yulaev.
The natural beauty of Bashkiria are so diverse that can be a source of inspiration for lovers Continue reading