Subject: FW: The Most Colorful River In The World
The river that ran away to paradise –
During a brief span between wet and dry seasons, when the water level is just right, the many varieties of algae and moss bloom in a dazzling display of colors.
Without any roads leading to this river, it must be accessed by horse.
The series of pictures in email forwards show a very colorful and beautiful river formed with the growth of various algae and moss in an isolated river. These are indeed real pictures. The river shown is Cano Cristales, located near La Macarena town of Colombia, South America. Because of this peculiar nature it has various names like “The Most Colorful River In The World”, “The river that ran away to paradise”, “The most beautiful river in the world” and “The river of five colors”.
The Cano Cristales river shows these peculiar colors during a brief span between wet and dry seasons of Columbia, when the water level and sunlight is just right for the growth of algae and moss, creating a dazzling display of natural colors. In this season, one can find glorious, eye catching color combinations of amarillo , blue, green, black and red spread across the river. This colorful part of the Cano Cristales river is located in an isolated area that is not accessible by road.
The video above shows the beautiful location in Columbia and the colorful formations in the river.
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