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Legend about the origin of the lake Burabay (Borovoe)

Published: 13 december 2012

 God created earth, people, nations and began to pass round mountains, lakes, rivers plains and fertile lands. He handed everything to all, but only the Kazakhs got the endless steppe. Then the steppe inhabitants begged and asked something else from God. How is it possible to live in the boundless steppe and among deserts? And the Creator understood that he inadvertently offended this respectable and nomadic nation. The Сreator looked in the sack where he kept nature sights, and there were just rests of mountains, several beautiful forests, several cool rivers and lakes. But they were the best. God shook out the remains from his sack in the middle of the steppe, and the most beautiful lake in the world – Burabay appeared. It is known as the lake Borovoe – “Kazakh Switzerland”.

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