Entering the Blue Bay

Entering the Blue Bay

View of a boat with tourists entering the Blue Bay (Golubaya Buhta) in Novy Svet (New World), where located the famous Tsar beach in Suzdak district in Crimea. The sharp teeth of the cliffs of the mount Karaul-Oba (Tatar: Qaravul Oba, Russian: Karaulnaya) are in the background of the picture. This ancient 341-meter-high coral reef of the Jurassic period (341 m.) has rather a complicated specific structure: plateau-like area with rock walls, crevices, ridges, stone labyrinths are replaced by deep long saddles. The rocky ledges of Karaul-Oba massif is a State complex natural monument and reckoned among many unique natural wonders of Sudak’s surroundings.

Photo #095 taken on May 01, 2017

Album: Golitsyn Trail in Novy Svet

Categories: Landscapes

Tags: #Russia #Crimea #Novy Svet #Karaul-Oba #mountains #rocks #reef #Sudak #Qaravul Oba #landscapes #Blue Bay #Black Sea #seascapes #Golubaya Buhta #Golitsyn Trail

Rocks, Cliffs And Lonely Pine Tree

Rocks, Cliffs And Lonely Pine Tree

Golubaya Buhta (Blue Bay) is a captivating area of the Crimean coastline of Novy Svet (New World). On the steep slope of this rocky yet beautiful coastline grows a rare and solitary Stankevich pine tree that is endemic to Sudak (the south Crimean coast).

Also located in Golubaya Buhta (Blue Bay) is the famous Tsraskiy Plyazh (The Tsar’s Beach), so named because this was where Nicholas II enjoyed to swim during his visit to Novy Svet in 1912.

Photo #086 taken on September 02, 2015

Album: Golitsyn Trail in Novy Svet

Categories: Landscapes

Tags: #Black Sea #Blue Bay #cleefs #Crimea #Golubaya Buhta #Novy Svet #rocks #Russia #seascapes #Tsar’s Beach #mountains #landscapes #nature