Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

• Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

Charvak reservoir - this is a real mountain jewel of Uzbekistan.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

The village Charvak, Charvak HPP and Charvak reservoir located in the north of Tashkent region on the river Chirchik in the spurs of the Chatkal Range of the Western Tien Shan. A stunningly beautiful place, among other things.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

Charvak - a town of power engineers and builders Charvak HPP, as our Khakas village Cheryomushki near the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

Charvak nothing special in itself is not. A typical working village. Is that the modern cottages look straight totally in Uzbek, I was told that the towers and shpileobraznye roofs on private homes in Uzbekistan became very fashionable. Previously, this had never happened.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

On the way to Charvak reservoir or located farther ski resorts, travelers have traditionally always stop eat at roadside restaurants on the so-called "barrel". On the "barrels" always crowded, these are Roma, who go here in droves and begging. We have to literally fight back and run away from them. Dude, get dressed like a beggar, you have my hoody cooler!

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

The outer walls of a restaurant very skillfully painted. It is interesting to look at the details.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

Pay attention to the man on the right side of the figure.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

That is it alive! This "Nasreddin Hodja" works here something like a head waiter.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

can be clearly seen urban enterprises from the village. Charvak hydroelectric dam rockfill type, essentially a giant pile of gravel with a clay core inside - so that water does not leak out. The height of the "heap" - 168, width - 770 meters. Power station - about 620 megawatts.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

Interesting fact: after the completion of the Charvak HPP many builders were deployed for the construction of our power plant.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

to the dam, unfortunately, can not come close, but you can drive the top of the reservoir.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

On the way to meet unusual "reinforcing portrait" of Lenin. In Uzbekistan, the 90s were demolished all the symbols of the Soviet era, but here we see that the face of concrete Ilyich completely repulsed, but the frame is still retained the familiar outlines.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

Headwater Charvak HPP.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

The water in the reservoir is very clean and like many mountain reservoirs, has an amazing turquoise color.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

A village Yusufhona went down to the shore.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

Beaches Charvak reservoir is almost entirely rocky, and it is not rounded pebbles and jagged rocks, similar to rubble. Walking barefoot is not very comfortable, we have to put on slates.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

Sanatorium "Chorvoq Oromgohi" (Chorvoq Oromgohi) - Pyramids in common.

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir

On the calendar, October 1st. On the beach, not a soul in spite of the air temperature around 28 degrees, the bathing season was long over. All recreation and tourist center with houses from the containers are empty.

Way back to Tashkent. Grapes - 30 rubles. per 1 kg. and delicious!

Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir Mountain pearl Uzbekistan: Charvak reservoir