The island of são Miguel is the largest and most charming among all the Azores. Its dimensions are 65 kilometers long and 12 kilometers wide. The island’s population is a little over 120,000 people. This island is quite often referred to as the “green island” because of its beautiful green landscape. There are not many comfortable beaches Practically the entire coastline is a marine rocks that crash into the shore, especially on the East coast. The highest point in the San Miguel mountain Pico da Vara (1103 metres).
The capital of the island — Ponta Delgada (Ponta Delgada).
In the Northern part of San Miguel is “the lake of Fire” (Lagoa do Fogo), where tourists can cook “cozido das Furnas”, the famous Azorean dish (meat, stewed in the hot springs). Way of cooking this dish is quite spicy: a pan of raw meat and vegetables wrapped in cloth and buried in volcanic ash for several hours.
The second largest city on the island after the capital is Ribeira Grande (Ribeira Grande). It is a 20-minute drive from Ponta Delgada. There is quite a beautiful historic centre and beautiful beaches, with very good conditions for surfing. In addition, it is the most convenient point for trips Continue reading
The originality and unique beauty of the Kirov region unrestrained attracts a lot of tourists, local historians, naturalists and nature enthusiasts . Contemplation forests, extending nearly to the White sea, Northern lights, fishing . a journey by canoe along the rifts, rubble and pools of cold rivers of the taiga, hunting . nights around the campfire, sing-song murmur of the streams, merging with the rumbling of the roar of bears and moose – all of this can be called a perfect family holiday . And all this describes the unique and beautiful surroundings of the Kirov region. Stay here – great, incomparable pleasure. And, in the South of this Paradise in forty kilometers from the city of Urium is a real fairy tale is an extraordinarily beautiful, interesting and unique lake Shaitan .
On the lake the Shaitan You will appreciate the cosy Sunny meadow on one side and the impenetrable jungle primeval, pristine beautiful forests on the other. But the obstruction of the area surrounding the lake Shaytan – it is only at first glance. Lake Shaitan is filled with life and comfort. Right here among the beautiful fir trees every tourist can find a cozy wooden cottage . But near still is a holiday home Continue reading
Unique lake under the threat of Chokrak In Crimea, a lot of lakes, lake Chokrak is a very interesting object. But as point sources and scientists, this lake is under threat . A unique eco-system has formed in it a long time, the water in the lake was always very salty. In these unique circumstances just live beneficial bacteria, and the silt and mud thus also bring benefits to sick people.
But the last measurements of water showed that she was in the lake gradually loses its salt and becomes more fresh, it means one thing, mud lake Chokrak under threat of extinction. If the bacteria in them will die, it won’t be mud, regular mud.
Desalination occurs for a number of reasons, all linked to climate, with frequent rains in the region recently and the dam breaks.
Since the beginning of the last century and until the 1990-ies in the lake maintained optimal salinity. Later broke the dam and began a controlled erosion of the lake Continue reading