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    This is the Soviet Trans-Carpathian area...He who visited the place at least once will never?

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    Background: This is the Soviet Trans-Carpathian area...He who visited the place at least once will never forget its unique beauty. Every year scores of thousands of people from various cities and villages of the Soviet Union spend their vacations there. In the Carpathian Mts. one can meet students from Moscow and building workers from Riga, engineers from Kiev and farmers from Siberia, Esthonia doctors and residents of the far-away Chukotak Peninsula.

    The Trans-Carpathian area is a vast limitless source of health and vigour. The mountain air, mineral waters different in gas and salt content, can put on their feet even the most ill people. The nature of the Trans-Carpathian area works wonders. Mud treatments, hydrogen sulphide baths and excellent medical service are offered to the visitors at the 7 Carpathian sanatoriums. New resorts spring up in the flourishing area every year. But not all people go to the Trans-Carpathian area for treatment. Many come just to vacation to swim in a mountain stream, to ??? under soft rays in the area. Everywhere in the Trans-Carpathian area ther are motels, sports ??? and hikers' centers.

    They are built by the Central Tourism Council on funds of the Central Soviet Trades Council. Everything is available here for a good solid vacation - cosy rooms, fresh air of woods, fine cafeterias and cafes and free tourist equipment. Hiking is the most popular pastime in the Trans-Carpathian are ???. In a few days of training even the most inexperienced ??? can pitch a tent, start a bonfire and quickly cook a fine tasty dinner. Skilled instructors, who are graduates of the Soviet institute of physical culture, supervise hikes through the blue forest-grown mountains of the Carpathian area. The bravest dare to climb Goverla, the highest peak in the Chernogoria range. It stands 2063 meters high.

    The unique and beautiful Carpathian Mts...The lush carpet of green valleys. The spruce and leach forests full of mushrooms and berries. The best time to vacation in the Carpathian Mts. is during the summer holidays. A GAS PIPE A now gas-line called the "Northern Lights" is being laid through the taiga debris of the Komi Republic. The new 1380 km. long gas line Viktul-Uhta-Cherepovets-Torzhok will be finished in record time. Experienced masters work at the northern main. Many of them took part in the construction of the gas-pipe "Druzhba".

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