Fishing in Karelia, rest in Karelia
Karelia is situated in the North-West of the European part. In the East it is washed by the White sea, in the South - Ladoga and Onega lakes. On the…

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Trip to lake Svetloyar
  Weekend, July 6-7. there was a trip to the lake Svetloyar, located in the Nizhny Novgorod region. The history of the lake has many legends, local places and healing…

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Trip to lake Svetloyar

 

Weekend, July 6-7. there was a trip to the lake Svetloyar, located in the Nizhny Novgorod region. The history of the lake has many legends, local places and healing waters renowned for their miraculous powers.

Days 6-7 July was not chosen by accident-6 July celebrates the day of the Vladimir icon of the mother of God. The village, near which is a lake, called Vladimir. The morning held a solemn service, and then through the streets of the village, there is a procession – bear icon of the Vladimir mother of God to the lake. From all over Russia, CIS and far abroad are pulled together here in these days of the pilgrims, people who want to heal, to touch the relics, to get help. And these are people of different religions, because the lake is what unites them all and helps his miraculous power. The procession moves along the Avenue of birch trees, to the wooden Church of the Kazan mother of God, which is located on the hill near the lake. There is a prayer service, people are attached to the face of the Vladimir mother of God. Then everyone walks around the lake perimeter, in front of the priest with the icon. People go and pray, thinking of his own.

Along the Avenue of birch trees leading to the lake, these days it takes a fair sell. Monastyrsky kvass, Mead, products from birch bark, clay, baskets; play the harp and much Continue reading

The Lake of Carinthia, Relaxation in the lakes,

 

Due to its proximity to the Adriatic sea, the many hours of sun and fabulous lake district-mountain landscape, Carinthia is a Paradise of Hiking in the Alpine-Adriatic region. 93 mountain peaks rising to over 3,000 m and above all 3.798 metre Grossglockner-Austria’s highest mountain. In Carinthia you can satisfy any thirst for movement: if You want to play a round of Golf, ride at your pleasure on a Bicycle or to explore by mountain bike, jog, stroll or ride horses – countless sports for the whole family and lovers of extreme sports, indoor sports facilities, silvery-green mountain scenes, as well as clear lakes make it all possible.

Endless thirst for pleasures

Many of the classic Carinthian dishes have their compliance beyond the Austrian border – for example, the traditional “Railing” – a pie made of yeast dough stuffed with cinnamon and raisins, known in Italy as “Substitutes”, in Slovenia as “Pohaku”. Enjoy culinary highlights and a variety of flavors between the Alps and the Adriatic the best in Carinthia, on the South side of the Alps.

Wörthersee is the most popular lake in southern Austria, on the shore of which is the capital Continue reading

Trip to lake Turgoyak

 

A trip to oz.Turgoyak I was planning since last year. Earlier happened to be on this beautiful lake a couple of times. But that would be purposefully there to stay and to go diving.

So, Friday evening, weather in Perm, Russia sharply deteriorated, it started to rain and got cold. In the company of 8 comrades in diagnosis we moved. The distance from Perm to the lake.Turgoyak – 520 km If to go on a route Perm-Krasnoufimsk-between mesyagutovo-Satka-Miass Turgoyak. In the way there, 11 hours back 7.5 hours. Conclusion it is better to go not in the night so went back on Sunday at 18 hours and almost all the way was driving on empty and light track, and on Friday had to share the road with truckers and tormented in the night. The place we arrived early in the morning. Stopped on the basis of Firefly. The double room 1500 rubles. New clean case, the only negative is the shower and toilet not in the rooms, and shared, on the floor. Although, it’s not how much strained. There is a kitchen with all belongings. The place is gorgeous. Pine forest is crossed with a healthy birch trees. The weather on the morning was overcast but without rain.

We phoned in advance with a local diver Nicholas. Having filled in all required Continue reading