While talking about greatest mountains of the world, there are some things that we cannot ignore in them.Those are the gems, pearls of mountains – the alpine lakes! Why are they called as treasures? Pretty simple, because not every mountain is “lucky” enough to have them!
Mountaians of Kyrgyzstan is also lucky enough to be the place, which has not one but many alpine lakes hidden in its glorious nature. The largest among them and the second by the size in the world lake is “Issyk Kul”.
Its literal meaning is “Warm Lake”, which is because the lake never gets frozen, despite the cold weather of the area. This is explained as the level of saltiness of issyk Kul is really very high.
The wonders of this lake are pretty huge in amount. There are many rivers that flow into this lake, however, none flow out of it. This fact was the reason why they also call Issyk Kul as an alpine sea…