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The Lake of Bitter Salt

Property description

*1. The full name of the object*

The Lake Is Brackish

*2. General*

The lake is valued for its balneological properties. It is quite large, an area of over 7 km2. The oval shape of the depression, the depth of a small, flat bottom, covered with silt deposits. The water is alkaline, bromine, highly mineralized, chloride-sodium composition. Mud dark gray color, good plasticity, its reserves exceed 1.5 million m3.

*2.1. The status of SPNA (Specially protected natural areas can have Federal, regional or local importance)

In 1985 was declared a natural landmark

*2.2. Goals, objectives and main activities*

The lake is famous for the healing properties of alkaline water and mineral mud, which are used for the treatment of articular diseases, rheumatism, sciatica.

*2.3. A list and brief description of the main objects of visiting protected areas*

The whole area is a flat feather-grass steppe. On the Southeast coast of of crushed-stone silt flows a mineral spring with delicious water, of weak mineralization, but with a high content of magnesium. The lake is famous for the healing properties of alkaline water and mineral mud, which are used for the treatment of articular Continue reading

The Lake Balaton – TB ALCES. Rest and treatment in the Balaton

Holiday at lake Balaton

A hundred kilometers from Budapest to the South-West direction there is a unique lake Balaton (Balaton). It is a freshwater reservoir with a length of 77 kilometers and a width of from 1 to 12 kilometers in different parts. Every year from June to September here in the main resort of Hungary, there are hundreds of thousands of tourists to enjoy the splendor and uniqueness of this largest lake of Central Europe. The uniqueness of lake Balaton is not only in its location in the hollow of tectonic origin, but in small depth: on average, it amounted to three meters. The deepest spot of the lake is a Tihany basin (12.5 meters). In the summer, lake Balaton is warming up, on average, up to 21 – 22 0C. Vacation at lake Balaton is diverse and can satisfy any demanding tourist.

Northern shore of lake Balaton is more suitable for active recreation. At a small distance from the shore deep enough, and You can enjoy boating and fishing (the lake is inhabited by more than 20 species of fish). In towns of Siofok and Balatonfured, located on the shores of the lake, equipped trails on the electric actuator with trapezoidal rule for water skiing. An experienced instructor for several hours will help You feel confident on the jet ski and experience the true pleasure of skiing. Also, in the last few years Continue reading

The Lake Ritsa, Stalin’s dacha

Ritsa lake is probably the most famous lake not only in Abkhazia, but also in the entire North Caucasus.

To visit Abkhazia, still, what a place Gagra or Pitsunda, and not to see lake Ritsa is unforgivable. First impressions are waiting for you in the road of the gorge – “goodbye Motherland”. At a sharp turn of the road just three meters wide, the rock immediately goes to the deepest gorge. Truly stumbled or gape and goodbye homeland. The experience of a lifetime!

The lake Ritsa is the most known lake in Abkhazia

lake Riza/ Abkhazia.

Abkhazia is undoubtedly a very beautiful country! Mountains, sea and greenery in the midst of all this beauty – the lake an extraordinary colour. A great air. Everywhere many sources of curative mineral water. It would seem the most suitable place for the construction of sanatoriums and rest homes. But They love and appreciate their land. Still the area remains virtually untouched.

The first impression of the lake Ritsa.

In front of you slightly greenish lacquered abyss. The water is pristine, but the bottom is like there.

Lake Ritsa is among the mountains, at an altitude of 930 meters above sea level. It is believed that the lake was formed by tectonic shifts caused mountain landslides. On the high mountains surrounding the lake Ritsa, always snow .

The area of this wonderful Continue reading