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
Everyone who chooses to stay Miami, have the opportunity to not only visit places of this Paradise of the globe, but also to make a fascinating trip to the USA.
Tours in Miami will help you to discover all of the highlights of the southern state of America, Florida. Trips in the U.S. are always very well organized and very interesting matched. Florida, winter and summer, light-filled sunlight. The climate is very favorable state for tourism, but the philosophy of the entertainment industry is built so that every tourist will find here a lot of interesting and useful. Trip to Florida and the USA can become a truly unforgettable honeymoon. Honeymooners are welcomed especially welcome. Let’s look at some types of tours in more detail.
A trip to the crocodile Park. Here they are called alligators. Continue reading
One of the fifty U.S. States – Ohio – known not only as “the state of the presidents” (8 American “rulers” originally from here) and the birthplace of world aviation (lived and worked here over the first famous airplane the Wright brothers). Tens of thousands of travelers, tourists and archaeologists tend to visit a few of the plateau crater of serpent-mound, where is the famous serpent mound is the longest “ground” historical monument. It has the shape of a moving snake (seven turns), the tail of which is twisted in the triple helix, mouth and swallows the oval object. The total length curly mound 411 m, height from 0.3 to 1.2 m, and the width does not exceed 6 m. Around this amazing creations of mankind there have been a lot of rumors, legends and speculation. Perhaps it is thanks to them, this historic monument has become so popular among tourists.
When and who built this monument of ancient culture?
In the baseof the mound is a stone path, surrounded by clay, which were brought here from clay pits located nearby. Still a debate going on about that time and people who had a hand in the construction of this mound. Initially there were debates around three Indian Nations, at different times who lived in these places: the adena Indians (lived here since 800 BC to 100 ad), the Hopewell Indians (the period from 200 BC to 500 BC) and the people of the Fort Ancient (lived here in ad 1000-1650). Continue reading
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Every person, who, in Moscow must visit the most ancient and amazing place in the city. This place, of course, is Kolomenskoye historical and architectural complex.
Founded in the first half of the twentieth century. The land is gathered at its greatest historical significance of the number of monuments of architecture. In such monuments include the house, where he loved to spend time with Peter, the Church of the ascension, a monument in honor of the deceased Emperor Alexander II. In short, once in Kolomenskoye is possible to plunge during the previous eras, feel the flavor and color of a past life. To give this entire collection of antiquities of the living of the modern image of the Museum is surrounded by many gardens, which are also a kind of witnessing history as the youngest trees for decades. Fragrant lawn planted a variety of herbs, among them you can find oregano,mint, St. John’s wort, chamomile and many other useful plants. Over all this pristine beauty of thousands of bees circling, as the reserve has a large apiary. 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