Anapa rest on margrethevej volcano
Near the village of Golubitskaya on the Azov sea coast is one of the most interesting, unusual and popular tourist attractions. This mud volcanic Geology (also known as Sinyaya Balka). To reach this place by private car and to purchase entrance tickets directly at the ticket offices of the company, another option is to pay for a tour and arrive as part of an organized group on a comfortable bus from Anapa. Novorossiysk, Temryuk or other nearby resort towns. If You drive with your car, proceed through the village of Golubitskaya in the direction of the Kerch Strait, after 10 kilometers you reach the village For the Motherland, follow the signs to the right and after a few kilometers you will arrive at the scene.
The volcano Geology has the appearance of an oval lake (actually it’s a crater) filled with a viscous mass of clay gray-blue color. It is small – about 150 meters long and surrounded on all sides by a wooden fence. In the lake down the wooden steps, the approaches to them and the track around the reservoir with railings, you want to keep, as dirt is everywhere and it is easy to slip. This mud has natural healing properties and is very rich in hydrogen sulfide, bromine and iodine, according to experts at the crater contains about 15 000 cubic meters. The therapeutic composition of clay is constantly being updated, the new batch comes into the lake from deep, which is about 1 200 meters. The temperature of the mud mass is much warmer than the water in the sea, but it is comfortable to the person and creates the experience of something hot.
Visit lake fee, no time limit, but on the wall of the fence placed the recommendations of doctors – how much time you can spend in the volcanic lake without harm to health. Should not be over zealous, 20-30 minutes per session would be sufficient. Dirt is prohibited to make, but it sticks to the body and covers You with a solid cover, so, venturing outside the fence, you can gather valuable product in a jar or bottle and take it with you to do at home masks for face or hands.
Wash all the mud off in the showers or in the sea of Azov, to which reach – you just walk 50 meters down, descending from the hill. The process of bathing in the lake is very exciting! The mud has a strong ejector effect and, from there, feel weightless, you can flounder about or just still hang in a thick creamy mass. It’s fun to have the taste, both children and adults of all ages!
Near stanitsa Golubitskaya located another attraction – an underwater volcano. He wakes up rarely, but regularly, and it creates emissions of Islands in a sea of mud, which are gradually washed away by water. You can also visit an ostrich farm, to feed large birds and buy the eggs or feathers of these amazing animals.
Mud treatment is called pelotherapy (the clay treatment), it has long been practiced in Russia. Mostly in and around the White and Barents sea, Volga region and Eastern Siberia. In Anapa mud treatment used since 1900, and in the Caucasian Mineral waters since 1886.
Help natural dirt in diseases musculoskeletal system, nervous system, respiratory system, gastrointestinal tract, gynaecological issues, vascular diseases, well healed skin ulceration and contribute to the coalescence of recently broken bones. But there are a number of contraindications, the list of which can be found on the stands at the entrance to the volcanic lake.