Австралийский парк Мунго!

13 December, 2013

  

Пустыня Мунго.

Парк Мунго (иногда его называют Манго) – мечта палеонтологов, но и обычный человек в полной мере сможет оценить ни на что не похожую притягательность этого необычного места.

 

Mungo is a huge desert, More than 2400 sqm. This desert is unusual. Primarily, it is located on its territory 17 dried lakes, which once represented a large chain of. One of the lakes is Mungo, which gave the name of the entire territory, known for topics, that it was on its shores that the most ancient human remains were discovered, similar in structure to the skeleton of a modern man. Assessment of their age is ambiguous – and ranges from 30 to 40 thousands of years. Lady Mungo and Mr. Mungo are jokingly called by scientists.

  

  

Shores of Lake Mungo, that represent a continuous chain of white dunes long 33 Km, gorgeous at dawn and sunset. White sand as a mirror reflects the riot of colors of the sky and then the earth merges with the sky and there is a sense of flight - a feeling, which won't last long, but will be remembered forever.

Flat sandy plain is punctuated by high dunes of dense sand, whose layered structure immediately attracts the eye. When you're there, the thought of, that someone can live on this very beautiful, but absolutely lifeless ground, However, the Barkinji people have lived here since time immemorial and are not going to move to more favorable places..

Usually, for excursions are chosen by the members of this ethnic group-they, as none, be able to describe, How to survive in the desert, How to cook food from the, that seems completely inedible; Show, that there's life here too, though not rich. They will hold the traveler's mind deep into the centuries and show, how people used to live, how to prepare food and what songs they sang under the high and clear skies of the Mungo Desert.

 

 

 

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