has opened eyes on miracles of this world to millions, carrying
away to oustanding and unique places of the planet.
One of such surprising places, undoubtedly, is the cave "Optimistic",
located in Ukraine and attract in itself attention of cave explorers
of all the world. Open in 1966 group
The Lvov cave explorers, today she takes the second place in the
extents of a labyrinth and the first on extent among gypsum
By condition on the end of 2001 on a map it is mark 212 kms of
underground passages. According to experts it makes only 30-40
% prospective are long.
Each area of the cave is surprising.
From ordinary-looking corridors get into the beautiful areas.
The walls of galleries, halls coat multi-coloured crystals of
From small, like a hoarfrost, up to huge, about meter. Ideally
white, transparent, with pink, brown, black tintes they play light
of lanterns all colors of a rainbow.
Beautiful coloring of the walls polished with water, underground
lakes - for ever remain in memory.
Skilled cave explorers, who have devoted the most part of his
life to research Optimistic will provide safety of travel, will
help to overcome difficulties of movement in the cave, will make
travel by an interesting and fascinating, kept in mind adventure.
On a photo(from the top downward):
Vaults of an arch tintes the diversified crystals; the layer of
calcareous; the monument of V.Vysotskiy in samenames gallery;
the huge monolithic crystal of gypsum
in the rock; rest in the underground base camp; "plafond".