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…

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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?"…

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Other shore: lake alternative the seas

 

The beach, swimming and even tanning is not always a holiday at the sea. No less remarkably, under the same motto you can relax on the lake. On earth, there is an amazing lake, so we offer this summer to spend the holidays outside the box — fresh bodies of water.

At the time, the beauty of this lake is appreciated Byron, Balzac and Nietzsche. Its quiet charm invites to lead a regular life — sunbathing and swimming in the waters of the lovely beaches, stroll the old streets of Orta San Giulio. And still — for hours, phlegmatic to sit on the terraces of the cozy taverns, overlooking the picturesque expanse of the lake. Orta is next to a typical Piedmont village dotted with colorful houses. Part of the city is the lake island of San Giulio, on which stands the ancient Basilica, the cemetery and the Benedictine monastery. In the morning mist Orta looks absolutely magical. The city has no luxury hotels, but quite comfortable and cozy guest houses are numerous. There are also lots of nice restaurants. But experts suggest that you remove near the lake apartment or room — that’s the beauty of non-tourist region. The hosts will feed you with national dishes — this is a great opportunity to sample the local cuisine.

Lake Constance

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The Most beautiful volcanic lakes in the world

 

Volcanic or crater lake formed after the eruption, when the crater is clogged with the debris of rocks and volcanic mass, and then filled with rain water, less groundwater, and the balance holds through evaporation and seepage. We want to show You the most beautiful volcanic lakes in the world.

1. Laguna Caliente, Poás volcano in Costa Rica. (Photo: AP Images).

2. Lake Pinatubo, mount Pinatubo, Philippines. (Photo: AP Images).

3. Lake Taupo, New Zealand. (Photo: Phil Walter/Getty Images).

4. Crater lake, Shetland Islands. (Photo: AP Images).

5. Ruapehu, New Zealand. (Photo: Mark Coote/Bloomberg News).

6. Lake Atitlan, Solola, Guatemala. (Photo: Ben Pipe/Robert Harding/Rex).

7. Lake Kussharo, Hokkaido, Japan. (Photo: YURIKO NAKAO/Newscom/Reuters).

8. Crater lake, Oregon, USA. (Photo: Tyson Fisher/National Geographic Society/Corbis).

9. Laguna Diamante, Catamarca, Argentina. (Photo: ENRIQUE MARCARIAN/Reuters).

10. Rinjani, Lombok, Indonesia. (Photo: WestEnd61/Rex Features).

11. Lake Oloidien, Naivasha, Kenya. (Photo: AP Images).

12. Kelimutu, Flores Island, Indonesia. (Photo: WestEnd61/REX Features).

13. Kawah Ijen, Banyuwangi district, Indonesia. (Photo: Angel Navarrete/Bloomberg).

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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