Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban biggest natural lake, called Laguna de la Leche, located in the north of the province of Ciego de Avila, revived this weekend with the celebration of aquatic carnivals in the region.
This festive activity is considered one of the traditions in the municipality of Moron for more than 50 years, and is one of the cultural events with more colour for the inhabitants of the region.
Laguna de la Leche is located at the north of Ciego de Avila (430 kilometers from the Cuban capital) and is surrounded by an exuberant vegetation, besides the appearance of its water, as if it were milk, because of the characteristics of its bottom, formed by rocks, sand and other sediments.
Its natural environment has a great richness in forest and flowers, with 90 species of animals and birds.
That is why it is visited every day by dozens of tourists proceeding from diverse parts of the world come up to the Cuban spa Jardines de la Reina, to only approximately 60 kilometers of this place.
The lake possesses a 0,5 meters level on the sea level and communicates with the marine platform by means of a channel.
The reservoir is protected by the whole system of ecological protection and is part of the area protected from the Big Wetland of the North of Blind person of Avila, declared place Ramsar.
In the called mouth of the Lagoon, a small lighthouse receives the visitors who feel attraction for knowing this white surface of incalculable beauty.