Scandinavia - the country of mysterious legends
Every time Russian travelers begin to share their impressions of acquaintance with Scandinavia, many completely…

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Across the Atlantic in balloons
Jonathan Trapp was the first man in the world to cross the English Channel in…

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Great winter holiday at Rosa Khutor
Trips to ski resorts in the winter time have become traditional for many Russians. Today,…

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Interesting facts about Irkutsk
We continue our acquaintance with the Russian cities - Irkutsk. The city is located in…

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Turkish salt lake Ace
Turkey produces most of the salt from one of the most protected lakes called Ace.…

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Turkish salt lake Ace

Turkey produces most of the salt from one of the most protected lakes called Ace. In Turkish, it sounds like Tuz Gölü, which translated into Russian, literally means Salt Lake. About three officially registered mines are used for salt extraction. Ace is one of the largest lakes available in Turkey. It absorbs two deep streams and forms a salty marsh. However, in summertime, when the light of the sun reaches an elevated temperature, more than eighty percent of the lake dries out, and a thirty-centimeter layer of salt appears. Precipitation and underground sources help to maintain balance. In winter, the salt layer goes away because of the large amount of fresh water that comes from the nearest surface and groundwater. Continue reading

10 interesting facts about time zones
Interesting fact 1. Step 3.5 hours long Where: Afghan-Chinese border Crossing this border, the clock…

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Rest in the UAE: an overview of resorts and attractions
The United Arab Emirates is located on the eastern part of the Arabian coast. Here…

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