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
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
About 200 years ago, in the late tertiary and early Quaternary took place gornolyzhnye Himalayan movement, which led to a significant increase in the earth’s crust in the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau. As a result of strong pushing and deformation of earth’s crust in some places torn to pieces, which, rising, formed mountains. On both edges of the destroyed parts was formed hollows and ravines. Nam-TSO was formed on the background of such a geological structure. Ancient Nam-TSO – lake is quite wide. Later, however, as a result of a new orogenic movement in the Quaternary era the earth’s crust continued to rise. Meanwhile there was a change in the climate of the lake. These and other reasons have led to reduced water revenues and fading of the lake. The current Nam-TSO stretches from the southwest to the northeast. It has a Western part and Eastern part of the narrow and looks wedge-shaped triangle. The height of 4,718 meters above sea level, maximum depth is 33 meters. The distance between East and West coast – 70 km distance between South and North beach – 30 km, an Area of 1,940 Continue reading