12/42.- Almaty, Skating in mountains


The unique nature conditions: mountain soft micro climate, high level of sunny radiation, windless and air with the aroma of conifer trees make this place pleasant any season. Here you can take sun baths even in the winter and skate during 8 months of year. The hottest summer months the skating rink doesn't work. The weather is sunny even if down in the city there are clouds or rain. The sky has a special bright blue color. Have you ever seen blue shadows? Look here!

The northern mountainsides are covered with fir forests. There is a local variety of a fir tree so called "Tian-Shan fir", extremely high and straight one.

The southern mountainsides are overgrown with different flora, mainly with deciduous forests, natural berry bushes.

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