Lake Rica - the high-mountain beauty
Abkhazia is an amazing place to which Godgave a fabulously beautiful nature, medicinal waters, crystal clear air. It is not surprising that from different parts of the world visitors come here to admire the local sights, and at the same time to improve their health. A really look at what to see. The sea, lakes, fast rivers, dense forests, high mountains - this is Abkhazia. Lake Ritsa - one of the attractions of this country, remembered absolutely for all tourists.
Lake Ritsa is rightly called the miracle of Abkhazia,because this is the most amazing creation of nature. It was located in the basin of the Bzyb River inside a huge stone bowl. The lake is located in the gorge of the rivers Yupshara and Lashpsy at an altitude of 950 m above sea level, so to reach it, it is necessary to overcome a difficult path. In some places Ritsa reaches a depth of 131 meters, its area is 132 hectares. The lake feeds at the expense of glaciers, which even in hot season do not descend from the peaks of inaccessible mountains surrounding Ritsu.
Depending on the season, the lake changes its color:In autumn and winter it is azure, and in spring and summer it is emerald. This contributes to lapis lazuli - a surprisingly beautiful mineral, lying on the bottom of Ritsa. It is he who makes the water surface look like a sapphire. In summer, the lake looks like an emerald, because it appears microscopic plant phytoplankton. It is also an indicator of the purity of local waters, because it does not tolerate pollution and lives only in pure spring water.
Today, Rizza Lake collects millions around itselftourists who want to see the beauty of these places. On the water surface sweep boats, slowly sailing boats. Completely relax, renounce everyday problems, gain strength will help Lake Ritsa. Abkhazia is an amazing place where you want to admire the lake's surface forever and the scenery of the majestic mountains.