Not friendly Antarctica
The most inhospitable place on earth is Antarctica. Here the lowest temperatures are recorded and cold and strong winds constantly blow. In 1983, the temperature was registered at minus 89…

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Yew-tree grove in Khost
The yew-box grove is a picturesque part of the Kolkhida forest, which is located on the southeastern slopes of Akhun mountain in the Khostinsky district of the Big Sochi resort.…

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MOUNTAIN HUANGSHAN
Granite cliffs, decorated with twisted pines, winding paths and bizarre forms of stones (Anhui Province) Getting there: by train: Hangzhou - Tunxi (district of Huangshan) - 400 yuan (1,530 UAH),…

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accelerate across the lake

Bogdinsko-Baskunchaksky Reserve

The Bogdinsko-Baskunchaksky Reserve is a natural area 50 km east of the Akhtuba River, created to preserve the intact semi-desert areas of the Astrakhan Region. The reserve is located in Akhtubinsky district and is classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Through the territory of the Bogdinsko-Baskunchaksky Reserve, migrations of birds from the north of Siberia to wintering sites occur. Most of the near-water and waterfowl birds stop in the valley of the river Bitter, where the highly mineralized water flows. The reserve includes the Big Bogda mountain and the salty lake Baskunchak, from which about 80% of all salt is mined in Russia. Continue reading

Pantanal
The Pantanal is a vast wetland in South America, located in the Brazilian states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, as well as neighboring countries - Paraguay and…

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Ecological tourism in Karelia
Getting into this mystical place, every traveler is fascinated by the beauty of its virgin nature. On the territory of this area there is a large number of natural monuments,…

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Ust-Lensky State Nature Reserve
Ust-Lensky reserve is located in the "permafrost". The delta of the Lena River throughout its territory is occupied by polygonal and roller tundra swamps. The delta of the Lena River…

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"Desert white sands"
The desert of white sands is probably the most unusual desert in the world. Unusual as its color and material. White expanses look like snow dunes, but in reality it…

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