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Fairy Tale canyon on Issyk-Kul.

Trip to canyon Fairy tale Skazka on Lake Issyk Kul.

“Nature is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere”

Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Excursions in canyon Fairy tale Skazka at the settlement of Tamga.

On the southern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul, about 4 km from the village of Tosor there is an unusual place - Skazka (Fairy Tale) Canyon. The canyon was named because of its bizarre rocky landscape, which for many years has been transformed by wind into amazing sculptures and formations.
Some formations look like The Great Wall of China and you can also find other formations that look like snakes, dragons, sleeping giants and even whole castles. From here opens unusual view on a majestic panorama of lake and blue caps of mountains.
It’s an excellent destination for children and adults alike and makes for an easy hike close to the lake. South of Lake Issyk-Kul, hidden in the hills is a magical place: the Skazka canyon, also called the Fairy-tale canyon.
While walking through it, your imagination will go crazy with all the colors and shapes created by the elements. Just look at those pictures and imagine you are in a fairy tale! Because the different rocks have amazing colors, the rocky statues not only have unusual shapes, but also magical colors.
Turning after Tosor village towards Terskey Ala-Too mountains and after passing about 4 km, we will notice how mountains part, and immediately, as if by the wave of a magic stick we will find ourselves in this valley of fairytales.
In Russian, the word Skazka means “Fairy Tale” and the place is certainly a magical place, full of mystery and mysticism, sufficuent to stimulate the imagination of those with the inclination to stand, and stare, and wonder. 

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11.05.2008 ferghana.ru

Photos
Alexander Petrov.