Borovoye. Korgalzhyn reserve
Beautiful, rich Akmola land. The ancient land of ancient people. Fabulous eagle is widely spread its wings for flight, it stretches. Fertile soil, many rivers and lakes, vast pastures, rich…

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Mirages over lake Baikal – the most mysterious lake
  The Mirage has long been perceived as a normal, natural, real. Any physicist, even not most skilled, can explain the nature of this phenomenon is literally "on fingers". The…

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Tour of Western Canad

 

Arrival in calgary – the center of economic growth in Canada, the most dynamic city in North America. A short tour on the way from the airport to the hotel. Check in to hotel. A free evening.

Departure from calgary to the East. Excursion to the world’s largest paleontological Museum, skeletons and artifacts more than a thousand dinosaurs. Other local attractions – the valley of the mushroom rocks, tour old mine, road with bridges 11…

Dinner in the saloon “Last chance” – the flavor of the North American heartland, in an old cowboy style.

I must say that this Last chance – the place is not touristic, it’s actually such a rural restaurant where local people gather, rest… the place is absolutely politically incorrect, beer in one-litre jars provide the raw steaks for you and light a barbecue shelter that each had grilled the way he likes. Customers under such an atmosphere and surroundings ALWAYS drink, and in the group between themselves and with the guide installed the correct relationship to the remainder of the trip, and often after it. Continue reading

Famous lake Issyk-Kul is drowning in waste and debris

 

“Panties, sometimes even false teeth”, the diver pulls out the rubbish from the date of Issyk-Kul.

And umbrellas and even a beach. From the bottom of Issyk-Kul lake every summer, pick up tons of garbage. Kyrgyz environmentalists are sounding the alarm: the plastic in the coastal zone feed zone destroys the local fauna. And the situation is worst in the so-called wild beaches. However the garbage around the lake – this is just the tip of the iceberg.

The degree of neglect of ecological problems of the lake says it all says the condition of the treatment plant sewage city of Cholpon-ATA. It is just five kilometers from the coastal area. And that’s the biggest headache of local authorities.

All sewage from the resort town of Cholpon-ATA need to be treated here. In fact, the system simply surpasses the contents from one compartment to another.

“According to the rules, after passing through three filters, with the help of aerobic bacteria, the liquid must undergo biological treatment. But this is not happening. That is, simply stated, primary treatment and all” – recognizes Marimbas Continue reading

Amazing lake: ink, asphalt and milk

 

On our planet there are a lot of amazing things. Many miracles, which, of course, you can give a rational explanation. But does that mean they cease to impress us and to be, in fact, wonders? Take, for example, lakes. It would seem that may be stunning in the plot of water surrounded by land? And then it turns out that, in General, is astounding. And a lot! So, let’s start.

1. Ink lake located in Algiers, filled with poisonous ink and does not contain any life. The reason for this is the connection of water iron salts and organic substances.

2. Empty the lake, looks no different from the many similar lakes, not burdened by any species of flora and fauna. Most interesting is that scientists still can’t explain this oddity, all attempts of settlement failed miserably. Is an anomaly in Western Siberia on the territory of the Kuznetsk Alatau.

3. The asphalt lake. Just imagine the lake is. asphalt! The fact that it is located in the crater of a mud volcano on the island of Trinidad. There are also oil deposits that turn into asphalt by evaporation.

4. Many-storied lake. Its water consists of many layers: fresh, marine, brackish and saturated with hydrogen sulfide. Curiosity Continue reading

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