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
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
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
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
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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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
Eleuthera (Eleuthera) — this is one of several Islands within the archipelago of the Bahamas, located about 80 kilometres East of the capital Nassau. This long and narrow island, which is 180 kilometers and a width of only about 1.6 kilometers. Light blue shallow waters of the Caribbean sea on one side of the island contrast sharply with the dark blue waters of the Atlantic ocean, the depth of which reaches thousands of meters. One of the best places from which to admire the unusual comparison is “the Glass Window Bridge”, Glass Window Bridge).
This place is located about three kilometers to the East of the upper God (Upper Bogue). The bridge connects the city of Gregory town (Gregory Town) and lower God (Lower Bogue) at the narrowest part of the island. This is one of the few places on earth where you can compare the richblue waters of the Atlantic ocean, located on one side of the road, and tranquil turquoise-green waters of the Caribbean sea on the other side, separated by a strip of rocks, the width of which is only 9 meters. 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
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