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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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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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

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