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All these incredible water colors, crazy salt columns and cosmic landscapes are abandoned fields for collecting salt located in the Crimea!
Back in Soviet times, these fields were used for mining salt for the needs of the chemical industry. The views here are fantastic – unique combination of bright red water and blue-white-black mud. Photos by Sergey Anashkevitch
Syvash Bay also known as the Rotten Sea located on the west coast of the Azov Sea is separating the Crimean peninsula from the mainland.
In summer, due to the shallow water (0.5-1.0 meters), water in the bay warms up making it very smelly. Fortunately, this picture does not convey the smell and we can enjoy the beautiful view. Photo by Sergey Stepanenko
Tags: Kharkov oblast
Ai-Petri is a mountain and a plateau in the Crimean Mountains located in the Yalta region of Crimea. It is the place with a maximum number of foggy days not only in Crimea, but throughout Ukraine (215 days in 1970).
Also, Ai-Petri is the windiest point of Crimea and Ukraine. Especially picturesque these places look during golden fall. These beautiful photos were taken by Sergey Anashkevitch in October 2013.
Ukraine is in the grip of chilly winter weather. The temperature in many regions is hovering around zero degrees Celsius. Let’s spend a few minutes in the summer Ukraine – one of the most beautiful places in the world.
Staraya Pokrovka village is located about 40 km south-east of Kharkiv. Near the village, a small narrow river Uda is carrying its waters forming bizarre turns and creating amazing scenery. Photos by Sergey Stepanenko
At the time when there was water on Mars surface, the planet possibly had the landscapes similar to these salt marshes in the Crimea.
Also, it is possible that in the future, people will see this scenery on Mars, if the planet is colonized and terraformed by mankind. Photos by Sergey Anashkevitch
Zakarpattia (Transcarpathia) region is located on the south-western slopes and foothills of the Eastern Carpathians. Carpathian Mountains cover about 80% of its territory. This region borders with four countries: Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, and Poland.
The region is an important area of tourism in Ukraine. This wonderful collection of beautiful summer photos was taken in Rakhiv district of Zakarpattia region by Vlad Sokolovsky
Ukrainian Carpathians is a part of the Carpathian mountain range, located in the west of Ukraine. This region is one of the tourist centers of the country and is beautiful in all seasons.
But the area becomes especially picturesque during the snowy winter when all the landscapes are like illustrations of winter fairy tales. These beautiful photos were taken in the area of small ridge Kukul which forms the border between Zakarpattia and Ivano-Frankivsk regions. Photos by Alexander Kotenko