”..so yeah, I’m a pretty good skateboarder myself-“
“Oh really, Jackson? Then how come you apparently crashed head first into a bush yesterday after trying to skate down the hill?
“W-who told you that?”
“Annabeth, duhhh. We ARE gal pals, you know.”
Percy *awkwardly rolls away into Tartarus out of embarrassment*
All I want in HoH is FRIENDSHIP FRIENDSHIP FRIENDSHIP like can we please have a huge step away from the romance and see more girly bonding moments and bromances and guy-girl platonic relationships and dorkiness can we just have that please
o my god, Andy, this is golden *__________*
The Amazing Underwater Forest of Lake Kaindy
What makes Lake Kaindy truly remarkable is that it contains an underwater forest. Visible on the lakes surface are the tall, dried-out tops of submerged Spruce trees that rise above the water’s surface like the masts of sunken ships. They are the only sign of the amazing frozen forest below the water’s surface.
The water is so cold (even in summer the temperature does not exceed 6 degrees) that the pine needles remain on the trees, even after a hundred years of being submerged. During the winter, the lake freezes and becomes a popular spot for ice diving.
The lake is 400 meters long and is located in Kazakhstan’s portion of the Tian Shan Mountains, about 129 km from the city of Almaty. The lake was created after an earthquake in 1911 triggered a large landslide blocking the gorge and forming a natural dam.