Why nature is always so attractive to us? What even among various city comfort does motivate us to look for natural site, fresh flowers, pictures of beautiful natural landscapes?
Man always tends to the forest, the mountains, by the sea, rives or lakes. Here he feels a surge of strenghth and vigor. The contemplation of natural beauty stimulates vitality and soothes our nervous sistem. The most important characterictics of our surrounding are the colour, sound and shape. They, being received by ous sense organs influence our consceousness, which affects both the acivities of individual organs, and the overall wellbeing. For example, replacing sunlight artificial light not only damages the organs of vision but also negative impacts on the skin, that this light is also perceived. The researches argue that just five minutes of physical work in nature promote mental health. In addition to gardening scientists proved useful for the mental health walking, biking if it is in a garden, park or other green zone.
Display of wildlife in art, architecture, photography, literature and even in musical works subconsciously perceived by the person at this level and can find inner harmony, improves mental and physical condition. Even mere contemplation of nature has an invigorating effect: fire stimulates the tone, and the water, on the contrary, calms down. A similar effect also have the natural sounds, the hum of waterfall and sound of forest.
Even in the Middle Ages, it was observed that the duration of life of the townspeople is less than that of rural residents. Absence of greenery, narrow streets, very small yards where virtually no sunlight penetrates, created unfavourable conditions for human being. What can we say about the pace of modern life in large cities, apartments of high-rise buildings where it is frequently difficult to find a green corner or a time to travel out of the city?
Unfortunately, not always can be found the time and opportunities for outdoor recreation however even a little rest with contemplation of natural landscapes in photos, wall pictures in a quiet room gives a significant positive effect and can ease the tension when you are in stressful situation.
On this website are represented photos from many different locations of an amazing spot of the world - North Caucasus located on Russian Federation - which you can easily download, view on your computer in your convenient time or print.
The Caucasian Mountains attract us by their uniqueness and diversity of landscapes, flora and climate conditions depending on location and attitude. There can be found as cloud forest , coniferous forest as alpine tundra with its pretty small flowers extending to the eternal snows, forest steppe landscapes interspersed with islands of temperate deciduous forests located in foothills and low relief hills zone. These are the places of unforgettable beauty and harmony of the nature where you can have a wonderful rest and relaxing from hard labour and town fuss.
Here you will find the photo of fascinating high-mountainous landscapes from south slope mt.Elbrus covered by everlasting snows and glaciers, spectacular sunsets over the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range, also photos of Baksan gorge which is the largest gorge in the Caucasus, diverse landscapes alpine tundra, flowers growing in mountainous caucasus regions, autumn snowcovered landscapes of El'brusskiy region.