And what we do not know about Kamchatka yet?On Earth are many remarkable places, but Kamchatka does not move to comparison with anything. Only here it is possible to meet fire-spitting volcanoes, the soaring geysers, the rivers full fishes, the Alpine meadows and the tundra, fogs and the blinding sun, it is tart - a garlick smell of a ramson and hydrosulphuric “ aroma “ thermal sources. It is remarkable edge with the unique nature, similar which is absent, probably, around the world. It is possible to reach and reach Kamchatka, other way to reach this reserved point of Earth does not exist.
Kamchatka - the amazing place on our planet!
Eight and a half - nine hours of flight from Moscow on a comfortable airliner, and you, having overcome 11876 km, land at the " airport; Yelizovo “ on the Kamchatka peninsula.
" airport; Yelizovo “ it is located in 28 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
City of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky small. A little more than 200 thousand people live in it. Petropavlovsk in itself is mainly five-floor, panel houses. Building in the city began only in the fifties the last century. In the winter St. Petersburg, his residents of Kamchatka so tenderly call, looks quite sad and gray. But in the summer the city blossoms.
The landscape is decorated by the Avacha bay and volcanoes - Koryak, Avacha and Kozelsk, located in 25 kilometers from the city.
the Center of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky begins from the Kultuchny lake. The thin strip of the road separates it from the Avacha bay. Here the largest square of the city - Theatrical was stretched.
In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky several museums. Kamchatka regional museum of local lore. Here expositions about life and life of indigenous people of Kamchatka - natives, Koryaks, are presented by the Chukchi. There are in Petropavlovsk museums of geology and volcanology. In it you will be told about the peninsula birth, about the strongest eruptions of volcanoes of Kamchatka. You look and will touch the stiffened lava which scientists brought from the highest active volcano of Eurasia - Klyuchevskaya Sopka. Exactly there tested a moon rover and shot the movie “ Sannikov`s Earth “.
Traveling around Petropavlovsku, it is possible to get souvenirs - wooden figurines of the Supreme god of the Kamchatka natives “ kutkha “ and amusing pingvinenk “ pelikena “. On an ancient belief, they will bring you happiness and wealth, but for this purpose they should be ironed regularly on a convex tummy.
You will be able surely to find cafe or snackbar in each district of Petropavlovsk, there are restaurants of the European, Japanese, Korean cuisine.
On Kamchatka the Russian, European, east, Asian and Caucasian cuisines are widely presented. The Kamchatka fresh fish, seafood, wild plants dishes and the Kamchatka entertainments - dishes from a fern, red caviar, crabs are very popular. The Kamchatka beer, mineral and drinking water - “ Malkinskaya “ are in the lead on the qualities and win more and more awards at the international exhibitions.
it is possible to Take place for accommodation in in hotels of middle class “ October “ “ Petropavlovsk “ and “ Avacha “.
There are several country recreation facilities. They are located in 60 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, in the town of Paratunka. The town is famous for the curative thermal sources. In the small cozy valley among shaggy hills, on the bank of the small lake the recreation facility " is located; Blue lagoon “.
B of five - and eight-local cottages it is possible to take place on recreation facility “ Forest “. Here you derive unique pleasure to be bought in the hot thermal pool. The pool is equipped with hills and a jacuzzi.
Kamchatka treats a zone of vigorous volcanic activity, in its territory there are about 300 large and average volcanoes, 29 of them belong to operating.
is a highland, and it is divided mountains into 16 climatic zones. Therefore each place is taken by the, characteristic climate. Mountains and ridges, in combination with proximity of the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Okhotsk give to Kamchatka very changeable and constantly changing from the place to the place weather.
In the southern part, the Avacha lowland where Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, climate sea, damp, with soft winter, in rather warm summer and is located in the fall.
In the central Kamchatka (Milkovo, Esau) the climate which is brought closer to continental. The hot summer, in combination with hot springs and beautiful landscapes defined an arrangement of a peculiar summer resort area of Kamchatka.
On Kamchatka the grandiose Klyuchevsky group of volcanoes in which 5 big active volcanoes are concentrated is located: Klyuchevskaya Sopka, Shiveluch, Tolbachinsky hill, Ushkovsky and Anonymous.
On Kamchatka is about 4000 big and small rivers, the biggest of which - Kamchatka (extent about 700 km).
the Small indigenous peoples inhabiting Kamchatka - Koryaks, Itelmens, Evens, Evenks, Chukchi. Koryaks are inhabitants of northern and western part. Itelmens are inhabitants of the central and southern part. The people who were born from mixed marriages of Russians and Itelmens were called long since “ Kamchadals “.
Evens and Evenks - the nationalities which came to Kamchatka in 18 - 19 century from Siberia and lodged in the central, woody part of Kamchatka.
of the Chukchi live only in the most northern, continental regions of Kamchatka.
If you glance in advertizing leaflets on Kamchatka, then will find colourful descriptions of almost fantastic Valley of Geysers, lunar landscapes of Tolbachik Volcano, the highest volcano of Eurasia - Klyuchevskaya Sopka, the largest in the world of a brown bear, the rivers with the purest water, full of fish, drivings from volcanoes on mountain skiing and a snowboard and much, many other. But I am sure by
of one to learn Kamchatka, it is necessary to arrive by all means most and to look at everything with own eyes.