Monday, September 24, 2012

"There, on those mysterious trails, are tracks of beasts you'll never meet..."


My curious readers were asking about the ribbon of trails on the aerial photo of Uzon Caldera in previous post. It is wooden trails that are designed both to protect the fragile soils in Kronotsky nature reserve and to protect visitors for the hidden dangers of volcanic environment. The tourists should always stay on the trails when they are visiting the Valley of Gaysers, the Uzon Caldera and other famous places.

Construction and maintenance of such trails are extremely expensive given the fact that all the wooden planks can only be transported by helicopter... Keep in mind that these trails are also widely used by "the locals".




Originally posted by at Там на неведомых дорожках следы невиданных зверей...

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