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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"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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Serengeti National Park
The Serengeti National Park was created in 1951 as a nature reserve occupying a vast territory in Northern Tanzania (14,763 km²). In the Masai language, the Serengeti means "Endless Plains".…

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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

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 State Nature Reserve, with an area of ​​2500 hectares, was organized in 1927. In 1932, the Seredysh and Shalyga Islands were annexed. In 1935 – the first renaming: the reserve became “Kuibyshevsky”. Its area began to be 10,000 hectares. Zhiguli Reserve The attitude to natural resources in the USSR was different than today. Continue reading

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), Shanghai-Tunxi (district of Huangshan) – 300 yuan (1,140 UAH); by plane: Beijing-Tunxi (Huangshan district) – 1,500 yuan (5,740 UAH).
When to go: September-October.
What to see: Huangshan Gate, Sihai Canyon, etc. Continue reading

Unforgettable Karelia. Nature and lakes of Karelia
About how much is written about these places in verse and prose. The person who visited Karelia will always remember it. Karelia is an amazing place, with serene northern beauty…

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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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RICE TERRACES OF YUANYAN
One of the most exciting and beautiful rice terraces in the world (Yunnan Province) How to get there: by plane to Kunming (Shanghai-Kunming - 1700 yuan (6,500 UAH), from Kunming…

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Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park is a wilderness area with rivers, lakes, waterfalls, cliffs and a rich flora and fauna. One of the brightest attractions is a rare natural phenomenon that occurs…

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