Friday, May 21, 2010
Silver lake – Fishermen paradise
Belgrade, May, 18. 2010 (Serbia Today) - Srebrno jezero (meaning Silver lake) placed in the eastern Serbia, two hours drive from Belgrade. It is called Serbian sea because of its characteristics and beauty and for being one of the clearest and the cleanest lakes in the country. It would not take much to develop the sea into nice beaches suitable for many sports on water. The lake is 14 km long and 300 m wide. National championship in water skiing takes place on this lake since 2001. Rowers and windsurfers have been coming here regularly for years. Fortunately, boats with engine are banned so the lake has been preserved from contamination. The lake is a paradise for fishermen and is rich in perch, carp, robin, bream. Wild bird hunting is possible. Camping on the lake is a tradition. The shades of the black locust wood and mild climate make the stay unforgettable. It is possible to go on excursions to the town of Golubac and se the unforgettable fortress , also in the category “must see” are the Nimnik and Tumane monasteries as well as to the neighboring Romania by boat. Famous events on Srebrno lake are a competition in preparing fish stew «Alka Nights», Days of Flowers or Pasuljijada (a competition in preparing bean stew).