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
We live in a world that has many attractions. Every person in his life he wants to visit these places. I present to You a selection of the ten most beautiful places in the world. Some say that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder, of course, there are many other corners of the globe, which could affect Your heart. For this reason, I do not claim that these places are the best, but they certainly are one of the most beautiful places in the world…
The Grand Canyon, United States Grand Canyon, USA
One of the deep canyons in the world. Located in Colorado, Arizona. Its length is 446 km and the width varies from 6 to 29km is at the level of the plateau, and at the level of the bottom – less than a kilometer. Depth – up to 1600 meters.
The great barrier reef. Australia.
One of the natural wonders of the world, the Great barrierreef off the East coast of Australia. This is the world’s largest coral reef. 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
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
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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
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
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