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The Most Colourful Natural Places on Earth – and Instagrammable of course

Beatrice Lessi

Nature has created some incredible landscapes – here some of its stunning natural colours on rocks, waters, flowers and beaches.

Photos:  Thousandwonders.net and Instagram.

Rocks

Antelope Canyon – Arizona.

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Photography within the canyons is difficult due to the wide. Photo: trekearth.com

Xhangie Danxia landform geological park, China

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Rainbow Mountains in China Danxia Landform Geogical Park. Photo: plus-google.com

Yuanyang County, China

Spectacular rice-paddy terracing. Photo: thousandwonders.net

Spectacular rice-paddy terracing. Photo: thousandwonders.net

Waters

Lake MacDonnel, Australia

 

Lake Hillier, Australia

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This incredible pink lake is almost as salty as the Dead Sea. Photo: travellingmoods.com

Dallol, Ethiopia

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Natural spring and geysers in one of the hottest places on earth. Photo: orangesmile.com

Lake Retba, Senegal

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The different shades of pink change depending on the season and time of the day. Photo: lakeretba.com

Lake Natron, Tanzania

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Deposits of sodium carbonate — which was once used in Egyptian mummification — also acts as a fantastic type of preservative for those animals unlucky enough to die in the waters of Lake Natron . Photo:
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Cano Cristales River, Colombia

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The Rainbow River. Photo: Mariocarvajal.com

Grand Prismatic Hot Spring, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

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The largest hot spring in the United States is in Yellowstone. Photo: jacksonsholewildlifesafaris.com

Great Bareer Reef, Australia

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Amazing underwater colours. Photo: edugeography.com

Beaches

Glass Beach – Fort Bragg, California

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Half man-made, half by nature: the sea glass is created from years of dumping garbage into an area of coastline near the northern part of the town. Photo: wikipedia.com

Pink Beach Indonesia

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One of the several pink beaches on the planet, on the island of Komodo. Photo: kartika-arilines.com

Pfeiffer Beach, California

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Purple sand on Pfeiffer Beach. Photo: wenonearth.net

Ramla Bay, Gozo

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Fiery coloured sand on the Maltese island of Gozo. Photo: Insider-corinthia.com

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Another wonder of nature: Harbour Island, Bahamas. Photo: wikipedia.com

Flowers

Wisteria Flower Tunnel, Japan

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Kawachi Fuji Garden is home to this beautiful tunnel. Photo: popsugar.com

Hitsujiyama Park, Japan

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Colorful park with a view. Hitsujiyama Park. Photo: thewondrous.com

Lavender Fields,  Valensole, France

Tulip Fields, Holland

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Lovely tulips. Photo: secondglobe.com

Cherry Blossom, Kyoto

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Kyoto during sakura season is simply incredible. Photo: gojapango.com