Ukrainians are flocking to what they name the Ukrainian Lifeless Sea, a saltwater lagoon within the southern Kherson area, which has become a leisure web site because of its supposed therapeutic qualities.
Oleksandr Nikitin, a vacationer from western Ukraine, got here to Lemuriyske Lake to enhance his well being after going by surgical procedure.
He stated he felt higher as a result of therapeutic impact of the lake’s therapeutic mud, wherein he lined himself.
“(I’ve issues) with my left shoulder joint. I’m elevating my hand and it feels higher. It doesn’t harm anymore. I couldn’t elevate my arm earlier than,” he stated.
In line with native media, spas in Austria and Germany use mud and salt gathered on the lake of their therapies.
Other than its purported advantages for well being, the lake has earned fame due to its uncommon pink color, brought on by blossoming of water crops which develop in its salty surroundings.
Vacationers taking a dip can’t sink irrespective of how exhausting they struggle, because the lake’s salty waters maintain them floating on the floor.
The lake is situated round 5 kilometres to the south of the village of Hryhorivka and attracts round 10,000 vacationers yearly.
Native residents say the lagoon first appeared at a spot the place a fighter jet crashed within the 1960s and created a gap 40 metres large, which was later crammed by the waters of the close by Lake Syvash.
In line with one other legend, the lake is a remnant of the traditional Lemuriyske Sea.