BELITUNG, DEPOST- Kaolin Lake is a lake that has a clean white land color and bright blue water. This lake does not come from a mountain crater such as Ciwidey White Crater Lake or White High Raja Crater, the lake is formed from a former Kaolin mining site that has been abandoned and nature has perfected its beauty.
A little knowledge about Kaolin. Kaolin is a mineral as an industrial ingredient such as cosmetics, paper, food, toothpaste and Kaolin is popular because of its smooth, white, strong, smooth and low electrical conductivity and heat conductivity.
The location of this lake is still fairly close to the center of Tanjungpandan City. It only takes about 10 minutes to get to Kaolin Lake. It is recommended to use a private vehicle because of the lack of public transportation. As the name implies, Kaolin Lake is a lake formed in areas of former kaolin or clay mining which is one of the riches of Belitung's mines.
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Since 1851 tin mining in Belitung was started by John Francis Loudon, where over time other mining was carried out, namely kaolin.
The view is so enchanting as far as the eye can see. Excavated piles are like hills around the lake area which at first glance look like mini Mount Bromo but are white in color. The land under the lake which is covered by water is like the curve of a passing animal, when the water is receding the land will look like pure white sugar. In the middle of the lake appears a land that seems to connect between the ends of the lake.
In this lake there is no smell of sulfur because this lake is not formed from a crater making you feel at home to linger in this lake. For the water is also classified as safe, because the water here is not hot.
It is proven that there are still many activities of residents and children who are using lake water or bathing in the lake. This condition makes tourists who visit not only able to enjoy the scenery, but also can play or swim to enjoy the fresh water of Kaolin Lake. Most residents say that with the water in Kaolin Lake, the skin becomes smoother and softer.
For those of you who like photography, this is the most suitable place to look for shooting objects. The combination of the blue color of the water and the stone walls that are white like snow make a very amazing color combination.
Kaolin Lake is often used as a prewedding place for young couples who will undergo their marriage. To visit this lake will be more comfortable in the morning or evening, because during the day it will be hot and the trees are rare.
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Belitung Kaolin Lake is a must visit for photography lovers, especially Belitung Kaolin Lake will be very beautiful when combined with the beauty of the sunrise.
Because Kaolin Lake has not been managed as a tourist spot, there is no levy to be paid to enter the Kaolin Lake area. This also makes in Kaolin Lake there are no public facilities. -23