10 of the most magical places on the planet: in pictures

From a milkshake lake to a land of fairies, from Scotland to Senegal, be amazed at 10 of the world’s strangest and prettiest places.
Magical, mysterious, surreal and simply stunning: 10 of the world’s most magical places you’ve just got to go to. Or just look at the photos!

From a milkshake lake to a land of fairies, from Scotland to Senegal, be amazed at 10 of the world’s strangest and prettiest places.

Magical, mysterious, surreal and simply stunning: 10 of the world’s most magical places you’ve just got to go to. Or just look at the photos!

1. Lake Retba, Senegal

What the devil? It’s pink? Ok, it looks orange in this picture. Lake Retba (in French it’s the more descriptive Lac Rose) has been described as looking like raspberry milkshake. Unfortunately, up close it’s not quite as pink, nor can you drink it as you do the breaststroke. The lake gets its Lambrusco Blush tone from an algae that produces a red pigment to resist the water’s high salinity level. When pigment and salt collide in sunlight, the water goes pink. It’s at its pinkest in the dry season. Like the Dead Sea, it’s so salty that you can float in it.

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10 amazing places you won’t believe exist on Earth

Check out these photos of 10 incredible places that are out of this world!
The world is a beautiful place, but you might find it hard to believe that these surreal spots really do exist on our little green and blue planet.

Check out these photos of 10 incredible places that are out of this world!

The world is a beautiful place, but you might find it hard to believe that these surreal spots really do exist on our little green and blue planet.

We challenge you to read on without reaching for your passport to jet off and see them for yourselves!

1. Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA

In the Navajo desert of Arizona, Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon made up of stunning cracks and corkscrews, creating a wonderful light show. A must-see for any amateur photographer or Instagram addict.

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Jilin Rime Ice Snow Festival, Songhua Lake

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Rime Island is only 40 kilometers from Jilin City, but lower than it. Jilin Rime is completely surrounded by water and is a meeting point for cold air to meet warmer ocean air. The island is often covered with heavy fog, with fog covering up to this small 6-kilometer island and not evaporating. The best time to appreciate rime is before 10 o’clock in the morning.

Jilin Rime,Jilin Attractions,Jilin Tours,China Tours

Jilin Rime,Jilin Attractions,Jilin Tours,China Tours
Rime Island is only 40 kilometers from Jilin City, but lower than it. Jilin Rime is completely surrounded by water and is a meeting point for cold air to meet warmer ocean air. The island is often covered with heavy fog, with fog covering up to this small 6-kilometer island and not evaporating. The best time to appreciate rime is before 10 o’clock in the morning. Continue reading “Jilin Rime Ice Snow Festival, Songhua Lake”