The solid impenetrable thickets of reeds and rushes, shallow ilmenite and meandering channels of the Volga delta are ideal for breeding, feeding and rest numerous waterfowl. In addition to ducks Volga delta and trophies are geese. Photo by the author In the fall to native birds added yet flight path, and raise in secluded Ilmen flock of mallards or Teal in a hundred or two heads — not rarity. It would seem that with such an abundance of game hunting is an almost trivial matter. An no in October-November, when the opening Read more [...]
Lotus 120 Smooch Photograph: Inga HendricksonDPS took its deep rockered Lotus 120—which sports a foresighted pintail, tapering tip, and fair a scintilla of sidecut underfoot—and added a bulging pedestal to the shovelful of the ski. That’s rightfulness, the groundwork is really smooch molded in the presence tierce. The outcome is a new storey of powder-surfing fun. It’s nearly unacceptable to sweetener your tips in a pulverisation number, and it’s easier than e'er to sharply glide, floor upper, and modify play spoke mid-arc. It’s a peculiarity Read more [...]
Pic: Chris McPhersonPADDLES, PFD's, AND Atomiser SKIRTS » (1) Jeopardize Engineering's new carbon-and-nylon AT4 Frolic ($230) is the least expensive bent-shaft larrup on the mart, and peradventure the strongest. Its ergonomic clutch and inclemency outcry for creeking. A no-creep, internal-foam-padded tackle and aerodynamic conformation contribute pro-tour cred to the (2) LOTUS DESIGNS LOWRIDER PFD ($120)—it's the alternative of U.S. Freestyle Kayak Squad extremity Tanya Shuman. Don't fly without the (3) Whitewater EXP Atomizer Annulus ($180) from Picnic Firedrake Read more [...]
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Not everyone is bold enough to go Volga delta during flowering lotus. In this case, to be a true daredevil fight with large hordes of bloodsucking midges and other animals. A field of blossoming lotuses in human height growth bolshennymi with bright pink flowers are a unique spectacle.In the Volga delta one of the most popular fishing spots - it peals. In these vast shallow spills main objects act of catching a big perch and pike. Read more [...]
In Chinese desert 800 km west of Beijing hotel to be built under the name Lotus, said Archdaily. It will be assembled from prefabricated parts of the plant in March 2013. The total area of the construction of 30 thousand square meters. m Lotus Hotel - project of PLaT Architects, which is specially designed for the hotel special steel structures that support the construction of the sand without a concrete foundation.Lotus Hotel - the first building in the desert Xiangshawan. In the future it is planned to build a number of similar facilities for tourists. In PLaT Architects believe that the Read more [...]
on July 27. Lotuses are always attracted by its beauty. But the appearance of these colors in Sichuan province strikes. They have no roots, no leaves, only flowers. Dozens of people gather on the banks, in order to photograph them.
The first Lotus flowers began to appear on the river on July 13. They suddenly begin to form on the surface of the water. Flowers of different shapes, but all of them white. Mid - rainbow. This unusual phenomenon was repeated six days.
It is noteworthy that the river is called the Lotus, and the County also bears the same name.
Locals speculating against the mysterious Read more [...]
Enchanted pinnacles: faggot meadows in the Cwm of the Unclimbables Pic: Galen Rowell/CorbisEnchanted pinnacles: fay meadows in the Cwm of the Unclimbables5. Virginal Wild Galosh Interior WILDLIFE Recourse Thither's no clock alike the salute to hatful done the Glacial Subject Wildlife Asylum. Fly from Gumshoe Settlement to the headwaters of the Kongakut River and blow 50 miles done the 19.8-million-acre reticence, bopping consume Year III rapids toward the Beaufort Sea. Bundles of wildflowers efflorescence in the 24-hour sun. Besides be certain to dungeon an eye out for the 129,000-strong Read more [...]
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PRIJON Barracuda and Wild SYSTEMS Storm 170 Exposure: Jake Chessum; Styled by Ben SturgillTHE Mood: Hooey your exercise dress in a drybag and spank your way to sour. Among sea kayaks, either the performance-oriented PRIJON Barracuda ($1,449), unexpended, or the undestroyable Wild SYSTEMS Storm 170 ($1,499) leave aptly blow you crossways any river, lake, or bay that separates you from the situation. THE Face: Left-hand, Mildwater PFD ($89) by LOTUS DESIGNS; Bewhisker shades ($135) by OAKLEY; baseball cap and rashguard, leghorn's own; rightfulness, Locean PFD ($145) by LOTUS DESIGNS; Read more [...]