Thought sand was all the same colour? Incredible images reveal the stunning PINK beaches around the world (and it's not a trick of the light) 

Thought sand was all the same colour? Incredible images reveal the stunning PINK beaches around the world (and it's not a trick of the light) 
 

Sandy beaches and turquoise waters form a vision that will inspire wanderlust in most people - especially when the weather cools.
But while you might have imagined white or pale yellow sand, there are a few destinations around the world where the beaches actually have a subtle shade of pink.
One of the most famous example is Pink Sands Beach, a three-mile long stretch of sand on Harbour Island in the Bahamas.
The phenomenon is not caused by pollution or a trick of the light but rather, a micro-organism known as foraminifera.
In the Bahamas, a species of the tiny creatures, Homotrema rubrum,... read more

 
16 October 2016 in Travel, Views: 40
Source: Daily Mail
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