Tours and routes in the Chelyabinsk region.
  Chelyabinsk region is the southern part of the Urals. The notional boundary between Europe and Asia is carried out mainly along the watershed ridges of the Ural mountains. In…

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The Most beautiful lakes in the world.
  What are they, blue eyes of the planet? Deep, luxurious, bubbling, or maybe a quiet, romantic and magical? Now, nobody knows exactly how many lakes on Earth, however, hydrologists…

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Journey: Gatchina

 

To AK if home sell! — said my friend. She had to leave the apartment on the street Krupskaya, which is surrounded by greenery, Orlova grove.

Actually, in the beginning of Gatchina owned by Peter I, and Catherine the great — gave it to Grigory Orlov. It was under him that the Italian architect Antonio Rinaldi built a Great Palace, not at all typical of the architecture of that time: instead of monarchical pomp — a simply style of a medieval hunting castle. No wonder so far Gatchina — a favorite place of visitors to St. Petersburg tourists from the UK. By their own confessions in the book reviews, the landscape reminds them of the locks of the era of Richard the Lionheart.

Maybe that’s why so fond of their local residence of Paul I? Becoming a Grand master already saginawtexas by the time of the order of Malta, he built in another Gatchina Palace — Priory, granting it the status of residence of the once powerful prior of the Hospitallers. But as such, the building lasted only ten years, and today more famous for the fact that is the only rammed earth conduit structure — that is, built not of stones, and blocks molded and dried earth that does not prevent him to be beautiful and exquisite.

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The Amazing lakes of Canada

 

One of the natural attractions of Canada are small and more of the lake. We can say that Canada – this is the country where most lakes in the world.

One of these lakes is lake Kliluk, which is located in British Columbia near the town of Osoyoos. Lake Kliluk is called “Spotted lake” because of its weird shape. It is a large number of small spots, which are formed in summer. Summer temperatures can reach 40 degrees during this period, from the lake evaporates large quantities of water, forming a large “spots” of different minerals. In the water of Spotted lake, the high concentration of various minerals, such as sodium sulfate, magnesium, calcium. Depending on what minerals are concentrated in water, we spot the lake can be white, yellow, green or blue. Main spots are formed at the expense of magnesium sulfate, which crystallizes in the summer. It creates a kind of natural coast between the spots and around them.

In addition, the lake has an unusual view of it is still shrouded in various mysteries and legends. The Indians – the indigenous people, considered a sacred lake and, knowing the curative features of the lake, used its water and mud for treatment of the disease.

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