Lake Kaindy: Kazakhstan’s Submerged Forest

February 11, 2014

In Lake Kaindy, trees poke from the water’s surface like misplaced toothpicks, presenting an intriguing portrait for visitors and tourists. This incredible sunken forest was created in 1911 as a byproduct of the 7.7 magnitude Kebin earthquake. The earthquake, which destroyed more than 700 buildings, triggered a massive limestone landslide that formed a natural dam. Over time, rainfall and water flowed into the area, covering the trees that grew there.

Aerial View of the Lake

Source: Panoramio

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Lake Baikal In Winter

October 14, 2013

Lake Baikal Russia

Sprawling throughout Russia, Lake Baikal is truly a reservoir. Home to over 170 species of flora and fauna (many of which can only be found there) and indigenous tribes, the voluminous lake also contains approximately 20% of the world’s unfrozen surface freshwater. It’s also incredibly beautiful.

The Fantastic Turquoise Ice Of Lake Baikal

October 13, 2013

Lake Baikal

Located in Siberia, Laka Baikal is the largest freshwater lake on the planet that contains approximately 20 percent of the Earth’s freshwater. Apart from being the oldest lake in the world at over 25 million years old, Lake Baikal is also home to over two thousand varieties of flora and fauna, of which almost 1,600 are endemic to the lake.

The water of Lake Baikal is renowned for being some of the clearest in the world. When the lake freezes during the winter, an amazing phenomena takes place: large shards of transparent ice form on the surface of the lake, giving the amazing appearance of turquoise ice.

Lake Baikal Frozen

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The Coolest Pools On Earth: Swimming In Colors

June 12, 2013
Coolest Pools The Red Pool

Source: Adelto

Nestled on Chaweng Beach shore on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand, The Library Resort boasts minimalist-styled, luxurious suites, lush topiary, and an extensive collection of books for guests to peruse. Yet The Library’s most striking feature is the bright red pool situated against the ocean. Housing daybeds, Thai antiques, and a mini-library, The Red Pool is the resort’s most intriguing and appealing accommodation.

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Gazing Into New Zealand’s Emerald Lakes

May 15, 2013

Emerald Lakes Mount Tongariro New Zealand

Don’t let the Oz-esque colors deceive you. The emerald lakes you see above are nestled within New Zealand’s imposing Mount Tongariro, a compound volcano and one of the three active volcanoes that dominate the North Island’s landscape.

The Incredible Colors Of Oregon’s Crater Lake

May 14, 2013

Crater Lake Oregon

Best known for its water clarity and blue hue, this west coast caldera looks great in any light.