Nature Park Veps forest
Natural Park "Vepsian forest" - an original open air Museum that has preserved the unspoilt landscapes, indigenous forests, clean lakes and rivers, monuments of wooden architecture, traditional culture and crafts…

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Nature Russia: amazing lake
  Lakes of Russia – one of the national wealth of our country. They can be large and small, freshwater and saline, deep and shallow. Before You five amazing lakes…

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attractions

The Altai is a captivating edge

 

All who enjoy outdoor and leisure activities, should at least once in life to visit the Altai territory. It is called the Paradise for tourists. Here everyone will find something for themselves. Horseback riding, Hiking, hunting, skiing, climbing, fishing and much more. All of this can be found in the Altai region. Everyone who has visited it, tries to return and again to go around the vast expanses. Mountains, peaks, hills, lakes, valleys, waterfalls, meadows, impassable taiga – impossible to describe in one word the beauty of this region. This is a truly beautiful corner of Russia. The last time the Altai region is gaining its popularity, the crowds of tourists come to admire here. Pure mountain air and untouched nature make all people wishing to visit the Altai.

Altai Krai is located in the heart of Eurasia. If we translate the word “Altai” to Turkish, you get the “Golden mountain”. The landscape, the fauna and flora of the Altai is so diverse that it is impossible to find anywhere else such a beauty. Of course, most of this land is plains. They diluted the elevations and recesses, between which are the most famous lakes of the Altai territory. This is followed by the mountains that are year-round with snow-covered tops. The flora is varied, and surprising that there are found in almost Continue reading

Landmarks of the island of Grenada

 

The island of Grenada and located him in the neighborhood of Carioca island and Petite Martinique-ending the southern part of the windward Islands and several tiny Islands in the Caribbean sea, are part of the state of Grenada.

When Columbus landed on the Northern coast of the island of Grenada in 1498, seen in the distance, he marveled at the dense tropical forests, many beautiful waterfalls. The first permanent European settlement, however, was based not soon, the Spaniards did not stay on the island. When the British in 1609, have decided to encroach on local lands, they failed. Locals, Indians, Caribs, were ready for war.

The island was in the hands of the French in 1650, during the eighteenth century it was passed to the French by the British. but, in the end, in accordance with the Treaty of Versailles, it became a British. In 1877 Grenada received administrative status of a Crown colony. Independence within the British Commonwealth, Grenada has gained in 1974.

Grenada land is fertile, it grows nutmeg, cloves, saffron, ginger, allspice and cocoa. So it is often referred to as “Island of Spice”. Nutmeg Grenada meets one third of demands in the world. Continue reading

HOLIDAYS IN KARELIA

 

A lot of poetry, prose and just good words devoted to Karelia. The nature here is really diverse. Whereas 20 years ago many people never heard of Karelia.

“Korean?” – I asked in surprise, peering into my eyes (but they are very ordinary, the Russians).

Of course, not only nature is famous for Karelia. The shrines and monuments of wooden architecture, the national Park Paanajarvi, the largest freshwater lake in Europe – Ladoga, waterfall Kivach. Ancient petroglyphs at Besov Nose (petroglyphs, translated from Greek- “carving on a rock”), Museum-reserve “Kizhi” — one of the largest museums in Russia under open sky.

This, and more, appealing to our the Russian people who want to know about Russia a little bit more.

In every corner of the Republic of Karelia lies something interesting.

Just below – about the attractions of the North Ladoga area, whose borders include the town of Sortavala and the Valaam island.

THE CITY OF SORTAVALA

The town of Sortavala is located on the South-West of Karelia, on the territory of Northern Ladoga. With respect to the Ladoga, located on the Northwest Continue reading

Nature Russia: amazing lake
  Lakes of Russia – one of the national wealth of our country. They can be large and small, freshwater and saline, deep and shallow. Before You five amazing lakes…

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The action "Clean lakes of Sverdlovsk oblast"
  16 April in Novouralsk was held the action "Clean lakes of Sverdlovsk oblast". The initiative to hold such a rally was made by the Ural electrochemical combine and Novouralsk…

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