Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

• Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

Mountain Lake at an altitude of 2000 meters, the purest water unreal turquoise color and dead wood, standing among her - once there were trees. In the distance, floating duck and screaming the whole neighborhood, and the echo of its quacking spreads in the mountains ... This morning just blew my mind.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

Once upon a time, in 1910, due to an earthquake landslides blocked the gorge.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

Shortly mountain river filled with water, which was also under the pine forest, before growing here.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

Since this place is called "drowned forest."

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

The same lonely duck floating in the distance:

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

Because of the very cold water in the lake tree trunks, fallen into the trap of over a hundred years ago, perfectly preserved.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

One of the trunks somehow appeared on the shore:

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

The depth of the lake in some places is about thirty meters, and length - about four meters.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

duck chose to sail away Seeing me:

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

The water color turquoise, very rich and changing weather.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

Drowned Forest:

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

Let's look at it closer.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

In addition to the river into the lake two small creek, which form miniature waterfalls near the shore. The name "Kaindy" translated from Kazakh as "birch".

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

The explanation is simple - two kilometers away is the birch grove, is not clear as appeared among the Tien Shan forests.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

In the 1980s, as a result of the passage of debris flood area of ​​the lake has decreased.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

On the same level of water in it can be judged by the color of the white trunks.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

Boulder, mossy.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

Returning to a parking lot, I thought it was a second chance in life and can not be presented. He took off his shoes, undressed and went into the icy water. Moving away ten meters, he breathed deeply and plunged his head ...

At the time of the surface of the water echoed the cry with which the weft already could not compete. Frightened, she decided it was off ... But, making a circle over the lake, soon came back.

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Meanwhile, the weather began to deteriorate. The tops of the nearby mountains have disappeared in the clouds:

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

Note How to change the color of the lake, along with the weather:

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

The locals call the surviving trunks of trees, "Guardians."

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

Some of them are right and others are already out of alignment with age:

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

They stand in front of the canyon itself, as if peering, if anyone is going to go through it. I wonder who and by whom they are guarding?

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

After collecting camp decide to go upstairs to enjoy the view from the bird's flight.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

Because of the very cold and clean water conifer trees are well preserved and can be seen at a depth of.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

This place is also very popular among divers. I would and he did not give "walk" through the underwater forest of drowned more than a hundred years ago.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

Meanwhile, the weather has finally deteriorated.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

The color of water changed once again, becoming much darker:

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest

The tops, which we looked at just a few minutes ago, have disappeared behind a dense veil. Perhaps it was the most amazing place for our whole trip to Kazakhstan.

Drowned in Lake Kaindy forest