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 belt runs from the shores of the Pacific Ocean, from Alaska, across the entire North American continent to the Atlantic Ocean itself.
In the opposite direction, the taiga runs beyond the Bering Strait, through the whole of Siberia and the European part of Russia, right up to Scandinavia. Continue reading
Indescribably beautiful river Lee, flowing between unreal mountains
How to get there: by plane: Beijing – Guilin – 1400 yuan (5 360 UAH), Shanghai – Guilin – 1200 yuan (4 590 UAH); by train: Shanghai – Guilin – 600 yuan (2 290 UAH.) (ride about 25 hours)
When to go: April – September Continue reading
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 by regular bus to Xinjie (170 yuan / 650 UAH).
When to go: March-May.
What to see: rice terraces Continue reading