Lake Borovoe – beautiful at any time of the year
Borovoe is one of the lakes of Burabay group of lakes located in the north of Kazakhstan, in the Burabay district of the Akmola region.
The entire shore of the lake is covered with pine forests, hence the name – Borovoe (“bor” means a coniferous forest in Russian). The historical name of the lake is Auliekol, which means “Holy Lake”.
The lake has several small bays. In the north-western bay you can see a rocky island Zhumbaktas ( “Sphinx”) having the form of a mushroom and rising above the water to a height of 20 meters. On the shore of this bay there is a 300 meter cliff Okzhetpes.
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