Travel and vacation in Russia
  Fabulous beauty of our Motherland Many people prefer to spend holidays abroad. But no less exciting to travel independently in Russia. After all, our country has a huge number…

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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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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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Plitvice lakes

 

Hello dear readers! I invite you to the most famous and the most beautiful Park of Croatia, located in Lika region. Plitvice lakes we visited during the holidays on the Adriatic coast, within day trips. Numerous reviews and colorful photos of natural scenery could not go unnoticed. Beautiful corner of the country — the national Park Plitvice lakes, this is a fabulous and amazing place that you should see with your own eyes.

Dams, lakes, waterfalls, caves and unique forest — this is the main attraction of Croatia, included in the register of “World heritage” by UNESCO. Park Plitvice lakes is one of the hundred wonders of the world.

Offer to your attention a small review and photos of the Plitvice lakes and waterfalls. Every corner of this part of Croatia is unique and impresses with its pristine beauty! Walking among magnificent landscapes — a pleasure.

The territory of the National Park Plitvice lakes is 29482 hectares, includes 16 large and several smaller karst kaskaderskoy lakes,140 waterfalls, 20 caves and unique beech and pine forest, preserved from ancient times and having the ability to regenerate itself. In its territory inhabited by bears, wolves and many species of rare birds and other animals (Wikipedia).

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Caves of DRAC and hams (drach, hams) – “dark side” of Mallorca

 

Sea erosion in combination with soil rich in lime, has created favorable conditions for the emergence of the caves on Mallorca, which number over four thousand.

These amazing underground landscapes of the island are amazingly beauty and diversity. At different times the caves of Majorca was used for housing, warehouses, served as hideouts for smugglers… eventually made these nooks the basis for the emergence of hundreds of different legends and “horror stories”.

For hundreds of years the inhabitants of Mallorca were hiding in the underground labyrinths from the raids of the pirate fleets, by the way, a regular attack of pirates is one of the reasons why the oldest city of Mallorca don’t stand at the sea shore, and “hiding” in the depths of the island.

Today visit the world of underground lakes and caves easier, enough to buy a ticket, costing from 4 to 10 euros. There, under the ground, you will be amazed by the size and colors of stalactites and stalagmites, you’ll see how over thousands of years by drops of water has created a bizarre, and sometimes just incredible shape.

Drach caves (Las Cuevas del Drach)

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