Chinese authorities are calling now-tropical storm Mangkhut the "King of Storms" as it continues on its destructive path- first the Philippines, then Hong Kong, then mainland China have been hit by the storm and are now facing floods, landslides, destroyed buildings and a monumental recovery effort.
Miles of white beaches, sand dunes and blue water. The Caspian Sea offers truly unexpected views. A hundred kilometers from the shore of this sea, which is actually a lake, you can go into a completely different world, including the Torysh Valley, a huge desert expanse of mysterious round stones.
The Torysh Valley is strewn with round-shaped rocks and stones of varying dimensions: from spheres that you can hold in one hand to those that reach up to 3 meters in diameter. There are no studies that prove the exact process of formation of these spheres, but they probably have a volcanic origin.