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7.06.2012

The Pink Lake

Have you heard of Lake Retba? The lake, located in Senegal, has an incredibly high salt content that allows a certain kind of micro-algae to flourish there - specifically, a microalgae that colors the water....

lake retba
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Pink! 

lake retba
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 Can you imagine, spending your days on a cotton-candy cloud of water? Plenty do - the lake is veritable gold mine for salt-harvesters, who cover themselves in shea butter to protect their skin before diving to the lake's bottom to gather their goods.
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I never cease to be amazed by all the strange and wonderful things in this world. Thanks to you, internet! (And 22 Words for the link.)


Happy weekend, folks :)

3 comments:

  1. That doesn't look real! Isn't this world astonishing? Thank you for exposing me to so many new things!

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  2. I know, isn't that incredible? Yay internet!

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  3. レイバン サングラス鑑賞会で、ちょっと変わったモデルと出会ってしまった。人気シリーズ、レイバン wayfarerのモデルで、あんまり見ない色に惹かれって購入。かなりレアなレイバン RB2140を購入できて、大満足だった!

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