This picture was taken in the southern, mountainous part of Kabardino-Balkariya, which is called Balkariya, namely in its south-west corner known as Mount Elbrus Region, in the upper part of Malka River valley, where the warm mineral water sources Zhalisu (or Dzhilisu) are located. In this place there are at least three tourist sights, which can be seen only there. These are the following:
● two-headed giant Elbrus (you can see it at the top-left corner of the picture)
● teeth-like rock formation (at the center)
● powerful waterfall Sultan, which flows just out of the rocks (at the right)
GPS coordinates: 43.43732 Lat, 42.53880 Long, 2355 m
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rodgerg (55767) 2010-08-26 10:21
A very nice mountain's shot with beautiful natural colors well collecetd ( especially the green of the vegetation nad the well exposed white of the snow). Excellent composition in differents plans well delimited which give a great depht to the image.
pajaran (55013) 2010-08-26 11:15
Mnogo lepo mesto ...
Lep pogled na naselje sa satorima, zelene proplanke i planinu u snegu i ledu.
Ovo treba doziveti i uzivati u prelepoj prirodi, dobar tekst, lepe boje i fotografija, moje cestitke.
Sve najbolje i lep pogled.
A lot of nice place ...
Nice view of the village with tents, green glades and mountains in the snow and ice.
This should experience and enjoy the beautiful nature, good text, pretty colors and pictures, my congratulations.
All the best and a nice view.
dip (23844) 2010-08-26 11:46
impressive landscape,interesting details,
very good point of view and amazing vivid green tones,
informative note as well,
ines8 (6112) 2010-08-26 13:00
Beautiful landscape, details of mountains are wonderful.
emka (86391) 2010-08-26 16:55
Hi Sergiy, Fantastic place! amazing panorama and what colours - fabulous blue sky and fresh green contrast beautifully with the snow. The most interesting seem these teeth-like formations. It must be high here, well, 2355 m. How did you get there? On the bike? it seems there is a camping place down there. Interesting waterfall.
PixelTerror (0) 2010-08-26 21:48
Nice mountains view at the feet of the Giant, good greens in the foreground and gradual change to the eternal white, these nice rocks in the middle are interesting
Have a nice day JY
Ricx (13495) 2010-08-26 22:21
Hi SAergiy, Oh wow -- fascinating>> nature has a wonderful way of making unbelievable structures.. . A great balance in your image, especially with the tents in the FG.. a beautiful place to visit.. TFS Rich
kordinator (20149) 2010-08-27 0:35
Another amazing landscape and moutainscape composition.
Wonderful location, fabulous life under beautiful clear skies.
Really interesting mountain snow gives a special charm to the photo.
Predibne colors, excellent sharpness and clarity.
Perfect work my friend.
jhm (144204) 2010-08-27 3:54
Real a very nice mountain area, the real eye catcher is the snow on the top in background..
Your picture is very nice, also excellent of quality.
Sharpness and clarity are very well.
Nice composition, soft colors good presentation too.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
siamesa (27763) 2010-08-27 4:56
Bom dia Sergiy
Interesting this rock formation.The white mountain in background has wonderful and added a nice effect in the landscape. TFS
janusz2054 (2) 2010-08-27 8:11
Beautiful scenery, the mountains look very impressive. Colours are superb and the depth is great.
saxo042 (37666) 2010-08-27 8:32
This ios a very beautiful view and some very impressive and special rock formations. I appriciate that you have included the tents below the ridge here, otherwise it would have been difficult to understand the size of these formations. Beautiful colours all over and the parts of white snow and blue sky in the background are more than excellent.
paololg (31448) 2010-08-27 13:22
Ciao dear Sergiy,
Very impressive the clearity of this photo, with these curious rocks that seem a cathedral in the green. Very pleasant the colors, vivid and well saturated. Beautiful photo for a beautiful place. Congratulations!
Ciao, have a nice week end!
francio64 (39708) 2010-08-27 13:31
immagine di montagna molto ben realizzata con un'ottima gestione delle luci e una bella resa cromatica.
Well done and TFS!
Graal (100106) 2010-08-27 23:53
an interesting mountains landscape. Amazing rocks in center. Good informations and links. Well done photo. I like it.
Have a nice day.
wojtpod (774) 2010-08-29 0:12
Breathtaking shot. Wonderful area. Fantastic colors. Good contrast berween snow and green grass. Interesting camp on the teft.
paura (47182) 2010-08-30 7:03
Nitidez excelente aqui, mostranda a bela paisagem em excelente enquadramento. Lidna fotografia.
siolaw (38292) 2010-08-31 0:44
A nice and wide view with interesting and quite strange shapes of rocks. The site looks very popular, considering the numbers of tents there!
fritzi007 (8685) 2010-08-31 8:59
This is an incredible landscape, very interesting!
serp2000 (42056) 2010-09-01 23:50
Впечатляет! Мои поздравления, Сергей! Так и полазил бы по таким горам. Цвета отличные: небо зелень и снег...
macjake (61418) 2010-09-02 21:44
what a contrast, we have here hilly grass and icy mountain peeks.
very sharp and crisp in clarity.
UkeTex (268) 2010-09-14 7:24
Three sightseeings in one photo - not a bad proposition :-) Great photo!
jmdias (58920) 2010-09-25 17:35
really amazing these 3 big attractions inside this same compo. marvelous elements,details, light, pov, colors and sharpness. tfs this not so known landscape .
maloutim (9639) 2013-03-18 20:51
Lovely contrast with the immaculate, snowy peak and the green slopes in the foreground.
Interesting features of the teeth-like formations, and pleasant eye-catcher created by the colourful campsite at the bottom.
Thanks for sharing.
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (16134)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2010-07-11
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Western Part of Caucasus Mountains
- Date Submitted: 2010-08-26 10:10