Multi-Colored lake
Lakes have extraordinary appeal. There are no storms and turbulent currents — here only alluring, glassy surface. Worldwide, there are a huge number of lakes. Some are distinguished by their…

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Rest at Buhtarma
  Bukhtarma — a river in Kazakhstan where the rest is, according to some estimates even more than in Turkey. I wonder why it is so? This is due primarily,…

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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 mystery of mirages is that they arise unpredictable and also display anything.

One of the places on the planet where you can see various mirages, is a well-known lake Baikal, is surrounded by mysteries and riddles. Despite the paranormality of lake Baikal, mirages on site wonder only the tourists, but the locals have long been taking them for granted. It is not strange, because the Mirage near lake Baikal appears quite often. For example, the inhabitants of coastal settlements see mirages from 2 to 16 times a year. Often they display the opposite shore, rocks, trees. The most extensive and strange mirages on Baikal are those where you can see outlying villages, their homes, and even people. Mirages above the lake observed in 1957, scientist V. Lamakin, who for long time was engaged in the study of lake Baikal. He saw in the sky above the lake by a passing passenger train TRANS-Siberian railway.

In extremely rare cases, the lake is even more striking. Sometimes, in the worlds above it can be seen areas located thousands of kilometers away from lake Baikal.

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A Little trip to the big lake. Irkutsk

 

My name is Natalia, I’m a little behind. =) I have a husband, two children and cat, parents-in-law, my mother, two brothers, sister-in-law and nephew and many-many others. But in this opus, they will not.

In General, the background of this day is.

My colleague, a native of Irkutsk, has long worked in Prasinoi, and her husband (at the time of the day already husband) also hails from this wonderful city. On 9 August the guys had a wedding and we were invited to postsvideo party on the lake.

When this action was only in the planning stage, and we were invited, my husband first said ” so delekooooo” But then, realizing that other way, and the reason, to get to the lake Baikal we have probably, in April we bought the tickets.

The time flew by, and here we’re already there.

6 hour flight, 5 hour time difference, right off the plane we loaded up in the car and drove to the lake. We went for three hours, was based in the village of Utulik.

In General, the roads are sprinkled with the purest white marble, brought me in delight and shock =)and this Baikal omul, which is smoked right in front of you. and we already sleeping, Continue reading