I want to congratulate with the upcoming big Orthodox holiday baptism of the Lord. Actually after Christmas all these days are considered Holy, that is, full of fertile energy. Once this holiday is the Nativity and the Baptism were celebrated together, and then the priests were divided into two holidays, and now we celebrate Christmas separately, and separately the Baptism. The main symbol of this holiday is Holy water, which is in all sources on the land is this day Holy, so people are trying to this day to dive into any source of healing, for the sake of purification.
Most of the territory of Russia, water sources, rivers, lakes covered with ice, so the hole cut through for those wishing to take a dip. Despite the cold wanting quite a lot. In the Crimea, fell to the Christmas snow has melted, and the sea and rivers, and lakes do not freeze, as if the winter is approaching, two or three days. Everyone satisfied with a swim in the sea (see here ) and dive into the many healing sources are perceived as such to this day. Before the swim sea water, usually Evesham father. The great swims Continue reading
Kelimutu volcano is located on lost in the ocean island of Flores, which belongs to the Small Eastern Indonesian Sunda Islands. Since the island is far removed from the mainland, tourists visit it not so often, Yes, and, frankly, there is almost no infrastructure. The last time the volcano erupted in the last century, in 1968, and doesn’t give any signs of activity. But in the last eruption in the magma formed coldera, which were a kind of cups, which collect water from precipitation.
Today flying over the island can be clearly seen from the aircraft with three bright turquoise spots – this is the famous lake Kelimutu. What are they famous for?
The fact that lake Kelimutu is constantly changing colour. Turquoise lake over the year could turn into turquoise, then after a certain time become red or green. Due to this, however, the presence in water of various minerals. It is the chemical relationship of these components and leads to a dynamic change of color of the water. Well, for example, green lake suggests that, in reaction into hydrochloric and sulphuric acids, the red tint of the water indicates the interaction of hydrogen sulphide with iron.
The local aboriginal people, who belong to the tribe of Leo, there is a legend about Kelimutu. They say that the lakes are inhabited by the souls of the dead. Continue reading
What attracts tourists in old Russian cities? Of course, the most interesting is a rich history, an abundance of ancient temples, ancient FORTS and several other ancient and modern attractions. Not less interesting nature and ancient towns, and their vicinities. One example of such ancient Russian settlements, which are renowned and man-made and natural attractions, is Kazan. The most significant natural tourist attractions, try to visit many travelers, highlight lake Blue. Often, those tourists, which took Kazan hostels for temporary accommodation, try to visit on this unique body of water. Even in the most severe frosts, located 20 km from the town, the lake does not freeze. The lake water is crystal clear and a constant temperature. And in a winter icy cold, and in incredibly hot summer days it is always 6 degrees. The mystery of nature, isn’t it?
The lake appeared about two centuries ago, after the earth was formed failure. Over time it was filled with water, and today these places are impossible to imagine without this reservoir. The diameter of the lake is approximately 30 meters, and its depth – about 17 meters. Despite this great depth while on the surface, you can see everything that is on it’s depth. The water visibility in Blue lake is as much as 46 meters, so it would Continue reading