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The Teletskoye lake is a place where time has stopped

In the Altai, in the foothills of the Western Sayan mountains, is lake Teletskoe – beautiful lake region.

The lake is small, a width of on average about 3 km, it stretches for 77 km in length. Teletskoye lake is filled with fresh water, situated in a glacial tectonic depression at 436 m above sea level. The lake is deep, in the deepest part – up to 325 m, with an amazingly blue transparent, more than 15 m deep, water.

Lake the lake was named by Russian Cossacks-pioneers, more than 400 years ago mastered the vast expanses of Western Siberia. According to one version this name ascends to the name of local people, Teleuts, local peoples call it in Turkish manners Altyn-Kol, the Golden lake.

On photographs taken from space, the lake has the shape of the letter “T” with a short right part of the crossbar. One part of it freezes in winter, covered with transparent ice, through which at depths up to 6 m perfectly visible bottom, some of it rarely freezes. And summer – water in the southern part of the lake is warmer than in the North.

Teletskoye lake – the great object for tourist recreation, on the banks of it there are hostels and campsites. Going on vacation in the Altai region, read the reviews about the sanatoriums of the Altai. There is also pedestrian and cycle Continue reading

Tours in Europe

Sightseeing tours in Europe — this is one of the most interesting types of travelers. Of course, European tours, you will not see a special exotics — doesn’t eat cockroaches, don’t ride the elephant, don’t visit the crocodile farm, but … not everyone likes these adventures.

But in “old” Europe for you to open inexhaustible sources to meet all sorts, including the most refined interests. By the way, no she (Europe) not the old lady, a very attractive young woman who looks pretty good, and the historic palaces, castles and other world heritage sites of humanity — it’s just getting to it because of noble birthright inheritance.

And I must say that disposes of the inheritance she is very zealous. So in sightseeing European tours there is something to see.

And it’s not only the sights, but a completely unique and natural landscapes, nature reserves, lakes, rivers and mountains. Well, for starters, after sightseeing in Europe, it is very tempting to spend a few days on the shore of some azure sea European. To get the maximum pleasure from sightseeing tour of Europe, it is necessary to approach to its choice.

The most common method of conducting the sightseeing tours in Europe are group bus tours. The bus is used as a means of transportation on the tour route, and means of delivery of tourists Continue reading

Volcano Uzon

The Uzon volcano is situated on the South side of Kronotsky lake. Large pot or Caldera was formed about 40,000 years ago. Her education contributed to the serial explosions accompanied by eruptions. The last eruption inside the boiler took place on 8 500 years ago. After the explosion crater with a diameter of 1 km.

The volcano Uzon refers to protected objects of Kamchatskiy Krai. In the last hundred years of active hydrothermal activity of the volcano was formed by an astounding combination of volcanism and wildlife. Also this place is rich in mineral formations and mineralization.

The boiler of the volcano Uzon has a diameter of 10 km and is considered to be the biggest Caldera on the Kamchatka Peninsula. Its area is 150 km2. On this square in the thumbnail to see all that the Kamchatka region is the hot springs and mud pots are poisonous, clear lake, cold river which is teeming with fish, birch forest rich in berries, mountains, swamps, animals and birds. Continue reading

Active tours to Altai
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A Trip to the lake Ritsa.
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Near Biysk dies a unique lake that has preserved relic plants
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