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Famous lake Issyk-Kul is drowning in waste and debris

 

“Panties, sometimes even false teeth”, the diver pulls out the rubbish from the date of Issyk-Kul.

And umbrellas and even a beach. From the bottom of Issyk-Kul lake every summer, pick up tons of garbage. Kyrgyz environmentalists are sounding the alarm: the plastic in the coastal zone feed zone destroys the local fauna. And the situation is worst in the so-called wild beaches. However the garbage around the lake – this is just the tip of the iceberg.

The degree of neglect of ecological problems of the lake says it all says the condition of the treatment plant sewage city of Cholpon-ATA. It is just five kilometers from the coastal area. And that’s the biggest headache of local authorities.

All sewage from the resort town of Cholpon-ATA need to be treated here. In fact, the system simply surpasses the contents from one compartment to another.

“According to the rules, after passing through three filters, with the help of aerobic bacteria, the liquid must undergo biological treatment. But this is not happening. That is, simply stated, primary treatment and all” – recognizes Marimbas Continue reading

Trip to lake Issyk-Kul is becoming for Kazakhstan in the real test

 

The trip to Kyrgyzstan, lake Issyk-Kul, and even with children, it is a real challenge. People for hours to pass the border. The children sleep on the bags, while the parents stand in the queue to the window.

The trip to Kyrgyzstan, lake Issyk-Kul, and even with children, it is a real challenge. People for hours to pass the border. The children sleep on the bags, while the parents stand in the queue to the window border . the newspaper “Caravan”.

Then tourists with bags on foot to overcome the ill-fated 500 meters of neutral territory. And on the way back they are searched like criminals…

But it happens differently, a human being!

For several years now we go to Issyk-Kul, literally storming the border. And so accustomed to it, they think that the way it should be. Got used to the queues to the window, behind which sits Oh-Oh-Oh-Oh-very slow the guard. Resigned to the fact that tourists are kicked out of the bus, despite the fact that it’s night outside and many children. Sleepy babies cry, moms on edge, trying to calm them down, frantically looking for papers… And still have bags from the Luggage pick up – inspection, you know… the bus get the Luggage, and the poor guy rest, like beasts of burden, forced to go on the border.

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Kamchatka: acid lake Trinity

Dangerous the lake is at the top of the volcano Small Semyachik. Namely, in the crater of the name of the Trinity. It attracts tourists with its amazing color — with height of bird’s flight in Sunny weather, overlooking the bright turquoise lake surrounded by black earth. This color give the lake the smallest particles of sulfur that are released into the water from the volcano. If you look at the lake from the surface of the earth, it is impossible to believe that it looks turquoise on top. From some angles the pond seems to be just muddy. The diameter of the lake is small — only 500-600 meters.

The Semyachik volcano is considered to be valid, some scientists believe that this lake was formed as a result of one of the eruptions. The water temperature here is around 30-40 degrees, but the lake gradually cools down. In some winters the surface is fully covered with ice and snow.

In the crater of the Trinity on the shore there is a small black beach, but swimming there is deadly: dissolved in water acid eat through even metal. Prolonged exposure near a lake without a mask can also harm the health. However, tourists are regularly organized not only helicopter tours over the volcano, but Hiking tours on the lake — and even with the descent into the crater to the shore.

Kamchatka: Valley Of Death

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