10 Of The Most Colorful Places On Earth

The world is full of beautiful things. Hi. These places exist. No, not in dreams or hallucinations or Wes Anderson movies, but right here on this beautiful, mysterious planet. We just thought you should know.

10 of the Most Colorful Places On Earth
10 of the Most Colorful Places On Earth

LAVENDER FIELDS, FRANCE

10 of the Most Colorful Places On Earth
LAVENDER FIELDS, FRANCE

In the summer months, the rolling lavender fields of Provence teem with bright purple blooms as far as the eye can see.

PROCIDA, ITALY

PROCIDA, ITALY
PROCIDA, ITALY

This tiny island is stacked with charming candy-colored homes set against the brilliant blue backdrop of the Mediterranean.

CAÑO CRISTALES RIVER, COLOMBIA

CAÑO CRISTALES RIVER, COLOMBIA
CAÑO CRISTALES RIVER, COLOMBIA

Also referred to as “the river of five colors,” this biological wonder turns a striking red color every fall thanks to a flourishing, rare plant species.

TULIP FIELDS, HOLLAND

LAKE RETBA, SENEGAL
LAKE RETBA, SENEGAL

Throughout spring’s prime months, the immaculately manicured tulip, daffodil and hyacinth fields of Holland bloom into a stunning and precise array of colors.

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GREAT BARRIER REEF, AUSTRALIA

GREAT BARRIER REEF, AUSTRALIA
GREAT BARRIER REEF, AUSTRALIA

This wonder of the world is home to more than 400 coral species, 500 seaweed species and 1,500 fish species–and it’s got the color palette to prove it.

LUOPING, CHINA

LUOPING, CHINA
LUOPING, CHINA

The sprawling farmlands of this dramatic, mountainous county in Eastern China become a “golden sea” when canola blooms are in season.

VALLEY OF FLOWERS NATIONAL PARK, INDIA

VALLEY OF FLOWERS NATIONAL PARK, INDIA
VALLEY OF FLOWERS NATIONAL PARK, INDIA

This World Heritage Site, set against the wilderness of the Himalayas, is covered in vibrant flowers. Add in a sunset and this view takes the cake.

SHIBAZAKURA HILL, JAPAN

SHIBAZAKURA HILL, JAPAN
SHIBAZAKURA HILL, JAPAN

In springtime, the fields at the base of Mount Fuji errupt with hundreds of thousands of moss blooms, or “shibazakura”, in varying shades of pink.

LAKE NATRON, TANZANIA

LAKE NATRON, TANZANIA
LAKE NATRON, TANZANIA

This shallow salt and soda lake is so saline that it’s completely inhospitable for most flora and fauna. The trade-off? The amazing red water color and electric orange shores. -purewow