After spending a couple of days in son-Kul, we headed towards another “pearl” of Kyrgyzstan – to the reserve Sary-Chelek. Sary-Chelek is among the biosphere reserves protected by UNESCO. The steep shores of the lake framed by the Tien-Shan spruce, Semenov fir famous, situated on the hills of walnut and Apple orchards.
Along the way we pass the Toktogul reservoir. A wonderful place for filming – but it is better to visit it in bad weather or in early summer (late spring).
And this is the river Naryn, which was constructed and reservoir:
At night we stopped at hunters Aibek.It has a small economy: the Rangers are allowed to contain a beehive with bees, livestock. Otherwise there is not to survive. As Aibek says, the wages of the huntsman is less than a thousand soms (less than 700 rubles), so the economy is very supportive person. Aibek tells us that previously, there was a highly developed beekeeping: because the slopes of the reserve is densely covered with cherry, Apple tree, bright and fragrant bloom in spring. There has always turned out the most delicious, the most Sunny honey. And no wonder Sary-Chelek (and its lake) so called, which translated means “Yellow bucket”. So he called the beekeepers hundreds Continue reading