Zatoka is not ours. Looked like the resorts near Odessa in the 1930-ies

In the 1930-ies of the popular resorts near Odessa was Romanian, and the Odessa in the early twentieth century could not boast of beaches


On the black sea coast to the West of Odessa is still nostalgically sigh in Moldova. In the interwar period, this part of Bessarabia was occupied by the Royal Romania — so Moldovans got a piece of the seaside. To the Soviet Union this territory was annexed in 1940.

Moldovans old memory still visiting the villages Sergeevka, Zatoka Resort and seaside (all Bilhorod-dnistrovs’kyi district). Once they called their Shabolat, buhaz, Budak-Budak Cordon and

The descent down sandy steep banks to the sea was difficult, and the climb is a difficult double. In addition, the Sergeevka-Subulate sea from the patients was separated by the strip of the estuary

Nevertheless, the black sea beaches were popular and not empty

Were not idle, and the sanatorium, which was ozdoravlivatj with local therapeutic mud of the estuary

Surprisingly, today Bogacka of KOs in the Resort looks almost exactly like the old Romanian postcards 1930-ies on the left and the estuary, grass and one on the right is sand, umbrellas and campers

“Budak” in Romanian — a corner, nook and cranny. He really is in the farthest corner of Budakovo estuary

Company used to be called buhaz, and the train station here is called so still.

The village Lebedevka tatarbunar district on old postcards pathetically called on the German style Bad Burnas (Resort Burnas). Strict German accent is easy to explain: this fishing village in Bessarabia in 1787 was founded by German settlers. Salty mud of the estuary and carbon baths helped to treat diseases of the internal organs, skin, musculoskeletal. Did not disdain a humble Burnas Marshal of the SECOND Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the Josef Pilsudski, the Romanian king Mihai with his family, the poet Lesya Ukrainka

But Odessa was not always rich beaches. Strewn with boulders the sea was not perfect for swimming

The first public beach was “longeron” on the high steep Bank. Here worked the buffet, dance halls, swimming baths, shops

Popular with holidaymakers, the beach “Arcadia” at the end of the NINETEENTH century was a jumble of boulders. Seaside ravine with sloping, not steep slope, looking out for their walks, and the Belgian Emile Cambier, the Director of the Agency of the Belgian horse-drawn railway. The tram route was extended to the beams, on the shore built the first restaurant on stilts. The place was called Arcadia. And then away we go: the baths, restaurant, pubs…