The largest territory occupied by forest
For the Boreal coniferous forest of Eurasia, the Turkish-Tatar name "taiga" was fixed. Taiga forms a belt, sometimes reaching a width of 2,000 km and covering the entire globe. This…

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The most beautiful national parks in the world
There are such unusual and picturesque places on our planet that you are amazed viewing them in photos. It seems that some artist depicted unrealistic, made-up paradises. There is so…

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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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consisting of seven lakes

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

Reserve Gobustan

Gobustan is an archaeological reserve in Azerbaijan, south of Baku, on the territory of the Karadag and Absheron districts, which is a plain located between the south-eastern slope of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range and the Caspian Sea, and a part of the cultural landscape of rock carvings located on the territory of 537 hectares .

The name “Gobustan” comes from the Azerbaijani word “gobu”, which translates as “beam”. Thus, Gobustan is the land of ravines and beams. Continue reading

Lake District

The Lake District is a nature reserve in the North-West of England, founded in 1951. The Lake District is located between the borders of Scotland, Northumberland, Durham, North Yorkshire and Lancashire. For many centuries, tourists have been attracted by a beautiful landscape: mountains, valleys, lakes and waterfalls. In the Victorian era, the area became very popular as a resort area, and the current status of the national park ensures environmental protection. Continue reading

Zhiguli State Biosphere Reserve
In the Samara region, on the Samara Luka (in the bend of the Volga river), between the Kuibyshev and Saratov reservoirs, the state natural Zhiguli reserve is located. The Zhiguli…

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Ecological tourism or outdoor activities in the mountains of Altai
Altai has always been considered one of the most mysterious and mysterious places on the territory of Russia. Here, almost every stone and even a relatively nondescript river can have…

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Nature Reserve Mokolodi
The Mokolodi Nature Reserve is not large, but it is in a very convenient place for tourists - just 10 km from the capital of Botswana, the city of Gaborone.…

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Bohemian Paradise Reserve
The Bohemian Paradise is a nature reserve of 181.5 square kilometers located in the northeastern part of the Czech Republic between the cities of Turnov, Mnikhovo-Gradište and Jicin. Since 2005,…

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