There are places on our planet so picturesque and bright that it seems as if you have fallen into another, fabulous world. Sometimes the colors are generously scattered by nature, and sometimes a person has put his hand to the creation of architectural masterpieces. But in both cases, these corners delight the eye with their juicy colorfulness.
Valley of Flowers, India
Valley of Flowers is a national park in India, located in the Western Himalayas high in the mountains, known for its meadows with flowers of extraordinary beauty. It is a habitat for rare animals, including the Himalayan bear, snow leopard, brown bear and blue sheep.
Raja Ampat Islands, Indonesia
The reefs of Indonesian West Papua are home to 1,700 species of fish and 600 species of coral. This place is a paradise for divers who dream of diving into the bright pristine underwater world.
Dallol Volcano, Ethiopia
Dallol is the name of a dormant volcano, as well as an abandoned village located nearby in Ethiopia. The Dallol volcano and its surroundings are known as the hottest place on Earth, since in the period from 1960 to 1966, an absolute record of average annual temperature (+34 ° C) was set here. And this place looks absolutely alien thanks to the frozen crystals of potassium salts, iron, manganese, washed to the surface by hot springs.
Huscar was a typical small Spanish village in the province of Malaga, almost untouched by tourists until July 16, 2011, when representatives of Sony Pictures offered to temporarily repaint the entire village in blue for a fee for each resident. So the Village of Smurfs was born.
The extremely beautiful and bright town of Riomaggiore is comfortably located on the elevated rocky coast of the Ligurian coast in the northwestern province of La Spezia. Its peculiarity lies not only in the variety of multicolored architecture, but also in the absolute absence of cars on narrow streets.
Hitsujiyama Park, Japan
Pink moss frames the foot of Mount Fuji, creating an unreal contrast with the surrounding trees.
Big Prismatic Spring, USA
The Great prismatic Spring is a clear example of the destructive force that lies dormant in Yellowstone National Park. About 600 thousand years ago, the eruption of the largest volcano on the planet led to a change in the landscape, and over time, calmed down thermal springs formed an amazing rainbow lake.
The Indian city of Jodhpur is often called the "City of the Sun" for the clear weather throughout the year, as well as the" Blue City " for the appropriate religious coloring of the houses.
New England in the fall, USA
It is in autumn that the shores of Canada and New England find their special beauty. It seems that all shades of red, yellow and green gather in this region and change it beyond recognition for a month.
Burano is an island of the lagoon of Venice, known for its small colored houses and the production of lace. This abundance of flowers had a special meaning in ancient times, as they defined property. According to legend, this helped fishermen to recognize their homes on their return from fishing.
Lake Bled, Slovenia
In the Slovenian city of Bled, visitors will find many pleasant places, but the most notable attraction is the famous Lake Bled, which is one of the most beautiful reservoirs of our planet.
Cano Cristales River, Colombia
For a few weeks a year, in the period between September and November, the Caño Cristales River turns into a "multicolored" one. The rich scarlet, yellow, green, blue and even black shades of the underwater world are visible even at a meter depth. The amazing river gets a bright red color thanks to algae.
Five Flowers Lake, China
The color of the lake changes from time to time, from yellow to dark green, but most of the time the water here is diamond-blue. This place is shrouded in many mysteries and riddles: while many neighboring lakes periodically become shallow and dry, the water level in this reservoir is always constant. Five Flowers do not freeze in winter, although all the neighboring lakes are covered with ice. Local residents are afraid and tremble about these places.
Portmeirion is a unique resort in its architecture, which is located on the border of the Snowdonia National Park in Wales. This picturesque village is built entirely in the Italian style, and the proximity to the sea in combination with colored buildings makes the place a very popular tourist complex.
Great Barrier Reef, Australia
The world's largest coral reef system and the most popular place for diving. The water here is so clear that the reef is visible from space.
Northern Lights, Norway
In Scandinavia, you can see one of the most fascinating and mystical sights in nature. In Northern Norway, on the islands of Svalbard, you can see the best types of dancing lights. The ideal time for this is from late autumn to early spring.
Tulip fields, the Netherlands
It is necessary to come to Lisse, a community in the province of South Holland, located in the west of the Netherlands, in the period from the beginning of March to the end of August, when everything is drowned in the bright flowering of tulip fields.
Pink Beach, Bahamas
Harbor Island is one of the most amazing places in the Bahamas. Its sand acquires an unusual color due to the presence of tiny particles of foraminifera shells. These are single-celled organisms that live on the lower part of reefs, under rocks and in caves of the coastal ocean floor.
Wrangel Island, Russia
In the Chukchi language, this place is called "the island of polar bears". Now there is a nature reserve of the same name on the island, which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sintra is an ancient Portuguese city located 23 kilometers northwest of Lisbon. It is famous for its abundance of exotic parks, ancient forests, castles, palaces, monasteries, which have attracted tourists to Sintra for many years.