12 things you absolutely can't miss in Yosemite -- this list has it all! Hikes, lakes, and viewpoints for every visitor to Yosemite National Park. Don't travel without this list (written by a former park ranger)!
Lake Kaindy; near Almaty, Kazakhstan | Located just about 80 miles away from Kazakhstan’s largest city, Almaty, is Lake Kaindy. The lake was created when a landslide led to a natural dam in the region, causing the area that is now the lake to fill up with rainwater. The spruce trees in the area were covered by the lake, but because of the cold water temperatures, the green pines still remain, creating a “sunken forest” effect.
Lake Kaindy, Kazakhstan | Located 2000 meters above sea level and measuring in at an impressive 400 meters long. It was created after an earthquake in 1911, when a large landslide blocked a gorge and formed a natural dam where rainwater filled the valley. The submerged forest in its midst is still replete with great pines that still thrive