Hydroelectric power plant, the Old Bridge and the “Island of peace” – an amazing place Jordan valley
The Jordan valley is an absolutely amazing place. I’m not there often, but every time she opens me some of his quite extraordinary. This commercial cultivation of Hippeastrum. the Moshav Saturdays, about which I have not yet started to write. But today I want to talk about the February tour in a place where the relative small area is concentrated number of interesting historical sites that already captures the spirit. The place is not too popular among tourists:)
So because of the abundance of interesting objects are not too clear where to start, I’ll start with what seemed to me the most interesting:)
So, for me, the most interesting object was a hydro power station. built under the guidance of Piasa of Rutenberg. Hydroelectric power plant was built in 1930. in Naharaim, at the confluenceof the Yarmuk in the Jordan river. Naharaim in Hebrew – 2 of the river, the Yarmouk and Jordan. Continue reading
Taklamakan – desert of death in China, bright natural landmark of China, which is one of the largest deserts in the world, and is located in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous region. Its dimensions are: length – 1000 km, width 500 km, and the total area of sand about 300 thousand sq km relative height in the range of 100-400 m, and the highest point – 1635 m above sea level. The locals desert called the “sea of death”, in which it is easy to get, but you cannot return.
The climate and nature of the Takla makan desert
Annually, the temperature does not drop below 35 degrees. From all sides the desert surrounded by mountains. Since ancient times, mountains were a natural fortress barriers and had great strategic importance. The mountains create a tranquil haven to protect people from severe sandy winds. Around the desert runs four rivers: the Tarim river, Ercan, Cherchen and Hotan. Continue reading
To be aware of where you should not go on vacation, the American edition of the Forbes published the list of places in the world, representing the greatest danger to travelers. In the first place African Republic Somalia is an important link in the chain of traffic of drugs and weapons. In the regions the power to hold representatives of local paramilitary groups, therefore foreigners are at risk to get into the epicenter of armed conflict, become hostages, simply to be killed in a street fight.
In second place – Iraq. Here foreigners are at risk of becoming victims of terrorist attacks, to die in armed conflicts, to be stolen (especially in the capital Baghdad). The third position of the rating – Afghanistan. Foreigners who come here are at risk of attacks and kidnappings, and may also become victims of the attacks perpetrated by the fighters of al-Qaeda. It is followed by Haiti,where aliens lurking in the first place, the danger of being kidnapped by local terrorists. Fifth position – Pakistan. Here visitors were in danger of becoming the victims to be kidnapped by Islamic extremists. Continue reading
Nature is the material world of the Universe, in fact – the main object of study of natural Sciences. In everyday life the word “nature” is often used in the meaning of natural habitat (everything that is not created by man).
Earth is the only known currently a planet capable of supporting life, and its natural features are the subject of many scientific studies. She is the third from the Sun a planet of the Solar system and the largest diameter, mass and density among the terrestrial planets. The main climatic features of the Earth are in the presence of two large polar regions, two rather narrow temperate zones and one wide Equatorial-tropical region. The precipitation on the planet varies widely depending on location and ranges from millimeters to several meters of rain a year. About 71% of the Earth’s surface is ocean.The remainder consists of continents and Islands, and Bo?most of the land, inhabited by humans, is in the Northern hemisphere. Continue reading
Often the nature hides the most beautiful and interesting places away from prying eyes. One such secret Wonderland is a hidden beach in Mexico, near the city of Puerto Vallarta .
The beach is located on the Islands of Marietas, which in 2008 were included in the UNESCO list of the most important biosphere reserves in the world. Such status they received due to the unique caves, underwater tunnels and biological diversity of the marine world – including dolphins and rare species of corals.
Any human interference in the ecosystem of the Islands, including fishing and hunting is strictly prohibited. Recently, however, a wide popularity in these places eco-tourism is becoming, the organizers of these tours strictly enforce cleanliness. The main attraction, of course, is the “hidden beach”.
In form it resembles a huge natural swimming pool. The sandy part of the beach is just below the hole Continue reading
Today let’s continue the theme that can be viewed in China to sightseeing tours. About this.
The Costa del Sol in Spain can be used as an ideal place for a family holiday S.
Holiday in China at sea
If we talk about the rest in the China sea, it should be noted that the beaches for sunbathing in the country offer as much as three sea – Yellow sea, or rather the Bohai Bay (located in North-Western part of the Yellow sea. washes the mainland, the depth is about 40 m), the East China sea just South of the Yellow (the beaches of the island of Taiwan and Central parts of mainland China) and the South China sea is the warmest and most of the South China sea, the waves splashing which including and near the island of Hainan .
Beaches, located off the coast of Bohai Bay (Yellow sea), may not offer the rest in the winter, because in the coastal area of the water at this time freezes, but the beacheson the shores of the South China sea will gladly take a rest even in the winter! On the warm shores of Bohai Bay is a well-known holiday resorts in China at sea – the city of Qinhuangdao and the resort of Beidaihe, as well as the resort city of Qingdao. Continue reading
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It all starts with a dream. With dreams of a journey on a modern airliner or the white sandy beach, beautiful distant cities or the lost corners of nature. We do not always have in mind a specific place where we want, rather feeling like there should be. We ask “where would You like?” We ask “what would You like from the trip?” And offer options best meet Your expectations.
Cruises on luxurious ships or modest charm of river cruises? Perhaps the rest on the beach under a palm tree or something at the moment I want? Only You can decide. We are ready to provide excellent service, a great number of interesting ideas and optimal realization of Your dreams. Or, if you wish, offer a nice dream to choose from. For every taste and budget.
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The company’s customers, we offer a full range of trips: boat tripsand beach holidays, river cruises in Russia and Europe, tours. So when you call us You are not limiting your options type of vacation. In addition, we have a huge experience of combining different elements of the trip in an optimal way. For example, a common sea cruise I want to add a beach vacation, and before that, a guided tour for a day or two. From whichever city You go, no matter how complex was the route – with Astarta Group You always travel in comfort. Continue reading
Dear readers, surely You will agree with me that the era of high technology in which we live, of course, they still have their benefits, but quite often we are tired of the hustle and bustle of big cities and want to go on vacation, to go alone with nature.
Civilization changed our planet, and, unfortunately, not only better, but still on our Land and behold the day you can see the places that have managed to preserve their original beauty. Crystal clear
lakes, breathtaking mountain scenery, stunning tropical island in the world a lot just amazing and beautiful! In today’s collection we decided to collect the most beautiful corners of our planet, which certainly deserve special attention, and on the website exclusive-landscape.ru you will find a lot of useful and interesting information as to recreate a similar, extremely beautiful, the landscape in the suburban area.
1. The Phi Phi Island Continue reading
Planet Earth is filled with places that defy description. Not enough of the beauty and richness of the language to convey the feelings that cause them, when they see the first time. Green forests and high mountains, lakes with clear water, white sand beaches, volcanoes and powerful waterfalls, glaciers and hot springs is only a small part of what can affect the planet. But this beauty, which are visible immediately, but there is a secret world, hidden from prying eyes. Hearing about the caves, immediately come to mind tales about the dwarves and their pot of gold, or trolls.
The world is full of amazing caves that nature has created, but is especially beautiful. And so, read the most beautiful caves of the world
The five most beautiful caves in the world
In the Chinese district Guilin is an amazing place, it is calledthe cave Reed flute. Once inside the cave, immediately begin to feel like the hero of a science fiction film. Stalagmites and stalactites can be seen everywhere, they are reflected in the underground lake. Now they are illuminated by colored lights, for a better effect. But even without special effects, the cave is amazing. The cave can accommodate up to a thousand people. Continue reading
New Zealand is an island country in the South-Western Pacific ocean, about 1930 km South-East of Australia.
The main territory of the country consists of two Islands that have corresponding names – the South Island and North Island. The North and South Islands are separated by cook Strait.
In addition, the composition comprises 61 and the other Islands, much smaller in their area. The total area of the country is 268 680 sq km (which includes the addition of the square main Islands in the same area of the Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands, bounty Islands, Campbell Islands, Chatham Islands, and Kermadec Islands).
This makes it slightly smaller than Italy and Japan, and the UK. The length of the coastline of New Zealand is 15 134 kilometers.
South island is the largest island which is part of New Zealand. It is home to about one-fourth of the populationof the country. Along the island from the North to the South stretches the range of folded mountains Southern Alps, the highest peak of which is mount cook, or Aoraki, height 3754 metres. In addition to her in the South island there are 18 peaks over 3,000 meters. Continue reading