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
Ruins of the ancient city of Machu Picchu (Peru ). Machu Pikchu in translation, “old peak”, the city of ancient America, located in modern Peru. Also Machu Picchu is often called the “lost city of the Incas”. Some archaeologists believe that this city was established as a sacred mountain shelter great ruler of the Incas is a List in the century before the conquest of his Empire, that is, approximately in 1440, and was used until 1532, when the Spaniards invaded the territory of the Inca Empire. In 1532 all its inhabitants mysteriously disappeared. The city is situated on a hill at an altitude of 2450 meters above sea level, towering above the valley of the river Urubamba.
Niagara falls (NY) (United States ) – Ontario (Canada )). Three waterfalls on the Niagara river, which separates the U.S. state of new York from the canadian provinceof Ontario.
– the Horseshoe Falls or Canadian falls (Canadian Falls), the width of 792 meters
– American falls (American Falls), the width of 323 meters Continue reading
We are surrounded by a huge number of amazing and extraordinary in its beauty spots, but unfortunately, you need to have a huge amount of free time to have time to visit each of them.
If it is not possible to travel all over the whole world, you can visit, at least in the top five most beautiful places on the planet. Though, probably, any seasoned traveler will be able to create your personal list of great places.
The top five most beautiful places on the planet discover an Egyptian pyramid. Over a hundred pyramids were discovered by archaeologists in Egypt, but the most famous of them are the pyramids at Giza and the pyramid of Cheops, which was attributed to the wonders of the world.
Scientists believe that the erection of the pyramids took about 25 years and 30 thousand people, driven to the construction site of slaves. But the names of the builders are gone together over time, and history has preservedonly the names of the pharaohs.
Cheops, Amenhotep, Tutankhamun – these rulers left behind it is a huge burial chamber. Once, according to the scientists, they were covered with a glaze, like Spins. Continue reading
Beautiful homes and baths made of wood at affordable prices in Moscow and the Moscow region
Construction of wooden houses and baths today very common and popular field of work.
This is because now that the environmental situation is getting worse with each passing day, everyone is trying to provide your family and yourself safe living conditions. Because of this, many of us prefer wooden houses, and not a concrete high-rise buildings.
However, the house pleasing their masters inner and outer beauty, it is important that the construction of wooden houses made of logs was conducted by the real professionals, people who are well versed in this. To offer such services only serious company for the construction of wooden houses. Why it was necessary to entrust everything to the professionals? The answer to this question is as follows:
• Our staff will use only proven methods of work;
• Can offer,such as ready-made options, and the ability to build a house made of logs in the order;
• We carry out the construction of homes made of logs of excellent quality;
• Follow a personal approach and attention to the client;
• We are also undertaking the construction of baths of logs to exact customer requirements and deadlines. Continue reading
The Qingdao lake – lake of a thousand Islands, located in the Chinese province of Zhejiang approximately 150 kilometers from the city Huangzhou. This artificial lake was formed after the construction of hydropower plants on the river Xinjiang in 1959. After construction of the dam formed a reservoir dotted with numerous Islands and islets, which gave the lake its name.
Recently here an influx of tourists that visit themed Islands: Bird island, snake island, Monkey island, and an island with a castle. But the most interesting on the Lake of a thousand Islands is under water.
The lake area is 573 square kilometers, and on the surface is 1078 Islands. To create this lake had to relocate residents from 1377 existed on this land of villages. The resulting man-made lake is the largest freshwater body of water in Eastern China, has a volumeof 17.8 km³.
On all the Islands and around the lake to grow a forest, so Qingdao is the largest forest Park in China. There are 60 species of wild animals and 90 species of birds. The water of the Lake of a thousand Islands is famous for its transparency, with the bird’s eye view here you can see the bottom even in the deepest of its locations. This amazing transparency was founded popular Chinese brand of mineral water, Nongfu Spring. Continue reading