The Issyk Kul lake was formed about 800000 yrs ago. Situated on the height of 1609 m above sea level, the area of the Kirghiz "sea" - 668м. deep. 80 rivers run on picturesque gorges to Issyk Kul, from high mountain ranges Tian-Shan. Issyk-Kul has not equal in the world among high-mountainous lakes on depth and volume of water. Issyk Kul means « hot lake » in Turkic, because the lake does not freeze over even in the coldest winters
Leeds Castle, dubbed the loveliest castle in the world. It is equipped with medieval suits of armour and coats of arms enough to be atmospheric. Nevertheless, there are a great many more fine castles in Europe with more ornate and resplendent features.
Karakoram Sand Mountains. Kizilsu Kirgiz Autonomous region, China. orth Karakol Lake close to the village of Bulunkouxiang stand some massive mountains made of a weird mix of sand and rocks. Xinjiang Sand Mountains. Karakoram Project. by yoann segalen, via Behance.