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
Dangerous the lake is at the top of the volcano Small Semyachik. Namely, in the crater of the name of the Trinity. It attracts tourists with its amazing color — with height of bird’s flight in Sunny weather, overlooking the bright turquoise lake surrounded by black earth. This color give the lake the smallest particles of sulfur that are released into the water from the volcano. If you look at the lake from the surface of the earth, it is impossible to believe that it looks turquoise on top. From some angles the pond seems to be just muddy. The diameter of the lake is small — only 500-600 meters.
The Semyachik volcano is considered to be valid, some scientists believe that this lake was formed as a result of one of the eruptions. The water temperature here is around 30-40 degrees, but the lake gradually cools down. In some winters the surface is fully covered with ice and snow.
In the crater of the Trinity on the shore there is a small black beach, but swimming there is deadly: dissolved in water acid eat through even metal. Prolonged exposure near a lake without a mask can also harm the health. However, tourists are regularly organized not only helicopter tours over the volcano, but Hiking tours on the lake — and even with the descent into the crater to the shore.
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Beautiful lake Baskunchak is very much appreciated in Russia, because it’s really the source of salt
Unique lake Baskunchak for five centuries, is in Russia, the main source of salt. It is located in the Astrakhan region and it is worth noting that approximately 80% of salt produced in our country is taken from here. In the reign of Ivan the terrible on-Baskun the development. At this time, the territory was joined to Russia and became part of it. In ancient times, the salt mine was very hard, this work was considered to be the hellish work. Until the mid-twentieth century, salt was extracted from the human but then work had stopped because we started work the special machines. Thanks to machines to produce salt became much easier, because they always worked, whatever the weather and time of day.
Interesting information about salt lake Baskunchak
Salt, which was extracted from the salty lake Baskunchak . supplied to the domestic market and are successfully exported. Export is necessary in any case as there are huge deposits of salt, which must be removed. In addition, the profit from the sale of “white gold” large enough. On the Baskunchak lake salt does not end, that is, the deposits are almost inexhaustible. Every year they will naturally recover.
In this unique lake you can swim and even recommended to do that because the water is able to heal people from many Continue reading