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French Camargue blood red lake natural phenomenon

lue and red. French Camargue blood red lake natural phenomenon

lue and red. French Camargue blood red lake natural phenomenon


Captured by photographer Sam Dobson (Moscow) the bizarre sight is, in fact, the breathtaking natural phenomenon that takes place in Camargue, southern France. The microorganisms that cause the dramatic blood red color aid in the formation of salt by absorbing more sunlight and are in most solar salt operation. They contribute to the color of the crustaceans that the famous pink flamingos of the Camargue region eat. No biblical plagues, no end of the world and nothing particularly unique… Just the wonders of nature at work. Meanwhile, te sinister red water stretches as far as the eye can see. 51-year-old photographer from Moscow Sam Dobson stumbled across the strange scene while driving through France. The salty crystals can be seen everywhere. Every small branch is covered with crystals and with the red water as a background it looks like something extra-terrestrial. The strange thing is there are lakes on the left and on the right of this one and they are absolutely as you’d expect with normal water. According to Sam Dobson, he was just overwhelmed with emotions the whole time he was there. “Despite my numerous travels, I have never seen anything like this before.”
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Exotic lemon yellow fruit Buddha’s hand

Exotic lemon yellow fruit Buddha’s hand

Exotic lemon yellow fruit Buddha’s hand


In fact, the oldest citrus from Western India, Western Asia, and the Mediterranean, it is already thousands of years old. According to legend, once the Buddha touched this tree with his hand and since then such fruits began to grow on it. At least, this origin of the name exists in India. There are other interesting stories about this fruit.
Known as a citron, a cedar, a Corsican lemon, or a hand of the Buddha it is the popular fruits of one of the citrus fruits in Asia. Meanwhile, this fruit color and appearance of the crust, as well as the contents strongly resembles a lemon. True, it does not have a lemon flavor, and under thick skin, there is often no juicy pulp. Citron fruit, which has a delicious aroma, is not eaten fresh, but used for making candied fruits, marmalade, jam, and even perfume. In addition, people use this unusual yellow fruit when storing clothes, because it gives the smell of freshness and purity.
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Avoid black color and follow nature’s brightness

Aurora green shades. Avoid black color and follow nature’s brightness

Aurora green shades. Avoid black color and follow nature’s brightness


Colors influence our psychology and our perception of the surrounding world. The shades of the colors we wear, we make up with, and the patterns of the materials on our clothes — are sending the information into our environment. Colors have a great effect on the subconscious feelings of the people we deal with, telling them about us mofe than we do with our verbal means. It happens in private and in business life. That’s why it’s very important that the information your clothes implies correspond with what a person intends to bring about himself.

Why do people think that they can become more attractive and elegant in black, which became the curse of the last century. It was considered as a refined and official color. Though nature associates it with the death and misery.
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The River of Five Colors

River of five colors

River of five colors


The Cano Cristales has many names – The River of Five Colors, Crystal river, The Liquid Rainbow, The river that ran away from paradise, and The Most Beautiful River in the World. All these names are absolutely correct and accurate in describing this unusual river. The five colors of the river are due to the algae which produces them – red, yellow, green and blue. The bottom of the river has a unique appearance. The colors shown in these pictures are absolutely real and there aren’t any photographic tricks at all. The bed and rocks of this river are covered with mosses and algae which for much of the year appear as dull green and brown water plants. The water level regulates the amount of sunlight reaching the plants. At certain times of the year, depending on the water level, the mosses ‘bloom’.
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Unique White Sands Desert

Unique White Sands desert

Unique White Sands desert


In the US state of New Mexico, this amazing and unusual area stretches for almost 700 km². It is unlikely that somewhere on the planet, except, of course, snow-covered latitudes of Antarctica, there is such a strange vast space of barkhans, ridges, high hills sparkling in the sun with crystal-snowy overflows … If it were not for scorching heat … The Desert of White Sands. Indians-Apaches and European immigrants aptly called it “porcelain.”
In fact, such an outlandish landscape-sand phenomenon of the desert is due to the gypsum crystals, and not quartz grains like in any other similar natural zone. And snow-white variety of gypsum – soft selenite, similar to chalk. In particular, the cover of the albino desert is precisely selenite. Once, here, instead of sand was a shallow sea. The interaction of the sun and the sea, geological processes, wind and water erosion have done their job. Meanwhile, ridge, sandy selenite sandstones at the foot of the Sacramento are about 18 m high. Striking, with unusual “two-story dunes” slowly moving in the north-west direction. The width of the moving barkhans is 8 km, and the length is about forty km.
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Colorful Lochristi Begonia flower Festival

August 2016. Colorful art installation created entirely from begonias. Traditional Lochristi Begonia flower Festival

August 2016. Colorful art installation created entirely from begonias. Traditional Lochristi Begonia flower Festival


Undoubtedly, Lochristi Begonia Festival, which takes place last weekend in August is worth visiting. A colorful celebration is, in fact, a tribute to the national flower of Belgium, held in Lochristi (six miles from Ghent). They say, 30 to 33 million flowering tubers grow each year on more than 400 acres. For the festival, residents create enormous three-dimensional floral installations for a parade of flower-decked floats. In addition, each year they depict a different theme. For example, the world’s favorite fairy tales. Colorful arrangements of millions of yellow, red, orange, and white blossoms on beds of sand turn the town’s main street into a carpet of flowered pictures.
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Palm – Prince of Plants

Palm - Prince of Plants

Palm – Prince of Plants


Sometimes people call the palm the “prince of the plant kingdom” because it’s one of the most useful plants. You know, palms grow as trees, shrubs, and vines in warm regions. There are about 2,800 different kinds of palm. Especially many species of palm trees grow in Madagascar and Colombia.
The trunk is branchless, with large leaves on the top. Palm leaves may be shaped like fans or feathers. As you know, palms produce dry or fleshy fruits that vary in size, shape, and structure.
The coco-de-mer (sea coconut) is the largest fruit in the world. It can be larger than a human head.
The coconut palm provides vegetable oil for cooking, the fiber can be woven into ropes and mats. By the way, the coconut shell is used to make cups and bottles. Some island people say there are as many uses for coconuts as there are days in a year.
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