The enchanting pink lakes of Australia
You'll think you're on another planet!
Australia is a country known for its natural wonders, but there are few more unique than the pink lakes. A pink lake is a rare find anywhere in the world, and Australia's are some of the most beautiful.
This natural phenomenon is caused by a combination of the perfect conditions: high temperatures, low rainfall, salt, and specific algae and bacteria that produce beta-carotene. When all of these factors come together at the right moment, you have a pink lake. The stunning hues can come and go depending on the time of year, or disappear forever if environmental factors change.
Click through the gallery to learn more about these incredible treasures and enjoy some of the most spectacular photos ever taken.
LIFESTYLE Olympic games
TRAVEL United kingdom