Ecotourism next to the beautiful lake "Soha", a diamond among the mountains

in GEMS5 months ago (edited)

Hello friends. How are you? Hope you feel good
I woke up this morning with a message from my cousin saying they were on a short (day) trip and they wanted me to go with them.
The message was very tempting and since I was on leave today, I decided to go with them.
The destination of this trip and nature tour was a lake called "Soha"
Soha Lake is located in Namin city of Ardabil province, 4 km northeast of a village called "Soha".
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https://intoday.ir/sooha-lake-namin/
The lake is actually a small reservoir on which a dam called "Soha" has been built.
The locals call this area "Soa".
"So" in Turkish means "water" and "Soha" is the plural of water.

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source:https://en.mehrnews.com/photo/159725/Mustsee-Soha-Lake-in-Ardabil-province


First we reached the village of Soha. Then we continued along the dirt road until we reached the lake.
The weather was very pleasant and cold at the same time.The surrounding lake was covered with forests and rugged hills.

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Most of the forest cover in the area is sparse and the surrounding area is covered with green meadows.
Chamomile flowers delight travelers in summer and in cool and mild weather to increase their travel pleasure a hundredfold.
The locals said that if you are lucky you can see the playful horses in the vicinity up close. Unfortunately, we could not see them on this trip.
They also said the area has wildlife such as boars, leopards, venomous snakes and bears. So be very careful; And if you do not have enough equipment to stay in this area, move before dark


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After finding a suitable place to sit, we gathered firewood and lit a small fire so that we could make lunch on it.
Today's lunch was a type of Chinese food that we learned during our trip to China and a type of Iranian food called "Sosis'Bandari".
Explanation about food: "port" means port and "sosis" is the same as "sausage".
"sosis bandari" is the name of a food that is cooked with sausages and other ingredients, and because the food belongs to the southern regions that are by the sea and have a port, it is spicy and spicy.

I will share the recipe for both foods in future posts.

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After lunch, we went for a walk by the lake and then made tea and grilled mushrooms by the fire, which was very tasty.
My cousins ​​were naughty and playful and we took pictures of each other to make a memory of this day.
I would like to share the happy moments of today with you
I hope that by seeing these photos, you have touched the tranquility of a beautiful day next to nature
hope to see you again

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#life is short. enjoy it

location in Google Earth:
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Sooha+Lake/@38.2764869,48.684414,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x4022093d027f1691:0x1459de71ecbdef44!8m2!3d38.2764869!4d48.6866027


All photos were taken by me with a phone.The first two photos, according to the source, were for an overview of the beauty of the area, which can not be shown completely with a phone.I hope to buy a good camera soon
*Yours sincerely: @Machan