We all crave for colors in our lives because colors fascinate us, enchant us and fill us with good vibes. Mother Nature has done its best in making the nature colorful and beautiful. One unique way nature showed us colors is through amazing lakes. Many of these lakes are colorful because volcanic eruption or because of the bacteria present in the water but all these factors doesn't stop visitors to explore these lakes and taking some good pictures. These lakes will not only fill you with good vibes but they become eye candy too for the visitors.
It is a red lagoon because of the algae and microorganism that live in it. This lake is picturesque and scenic and a rare breed of flamingoes is also present there in massive numbers because of the plankton and shallowness of the lake. This lake is rich in salt content and is 3 feet deep and the color varies from blood red to rust color to orange depending up on the season and activities of microorganism present.
This lake is located on the Middle Island of the Islands that make up Recherché Archipelago is amazingly bubble gum pink in color. Many scientists argued about its color but some say that the lake got this color because of the bacteria that lives in the salt crust. Unlike the other color lakes this lake remains pinks throughout the year. You can only have a glimpse of this lake by air because visitors are not allowed to visit on this Island.
Kelimutu in Indonesia has three crater lakes although they are located on the same volcanic peak. All three lakes have different color and it is the only place on earth where one can observe color variation. The three lakes have different names and locals of this area believed that these lakes are the resting place of their ancestors and the color of the lake changes according to the mood of the spirit. These lakes have baffled the scientists too because of its changing colors. The variation in color ranges from red to green to blue to black to even white sometimes. No one till now has come to a conclusion about its changing color and why they all don't change in the same color. Apart from the reason these three lakes are strikingly beautiful.
The very name of Afghanistan makes us imagine dry and arid country with lots of deserts and thorn bushes but at the center of this landscape a spectacular lake is present. This lake (Band-e-Amir) is a series of 6 deep blue lakes and this lake is actually situated in the foothills of Hindu Kush and is surrounded by pink towering cliffs. These series of lakes are the first national park in Afghanistan in 2008.
It is a series of sixteen lakes which are connected by waterfalls and all ranging in variation in color like blue, grey, green and it is the most interesting and awe-inspiring lake. The deposition of moss, algae and bacteria give the lakes their different vibrant color. It is even reputed as UNESCO World Heritage Site and one can explore the lakes by foot but it is a very time consuming activity but the parks free boat rides and buses can help you in saving some time.
It is water filled caldera and considered as the western volcano. This Crater Lake is 3kilometre wide and it was formed some volcanic activities. It is a popular tourist spot because the lake shows several shades of green color because of dissolved minerals. Further one can here enjoy five hour hike around the caldera. This is one of the most beautiful lakes because of its greenish shades.
This beautiful lake is the famous attraction of Jiuzhaigon National Park in China. It is located at a height of 2472 meters and is blessed with turquoise waters. However, the bottom of the lake is cluttered with several trunks of trees and is clearly visible because of its crystal clear pristine water. This five flower lake is also called as Wuhua Hai.
Okama Lake in Mt. Jao in Japan is also known as five color pond and this Crater Lake was created in 1720 by some volcanic eruption. The main color of the lake is teal but it is observed that variation in color takes place. The color Changes from bright green to dark blue to even grey as well. This lake is highly acidic and active fumaroles around the lake often release gases. It is the popular tourist attraction but it is safe to see this lake from the airplane.
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