Lake Nakuru named in National Geographic Travel’s top 10 colorful scenes Pops of color worth traveling for in the world.
National Geographic rated Lake Nakuru second in the list after Christmas Island, Australia.
“In the heart of the Kenyan Great Rift Valley, Lake Nakuru hosts one of the greatest bird spectacles on the planet as hundreds of thousands of greater and lesser pink flamingos flock, in blankets of pink, to the water’s edge to feed on the lake’s algae,” National Geographic said.
Other colorful scenes on the list include : Mallory Square, Key West, Florida; The Lubéron, France; Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada; Erg Chebbi Dunes, Morocco; Grand Prismatic Spring, Wyoming; Caño Cristales, Colombia; Hitsujiyama Park, Japan; Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland.
The National Geographic Society has been inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888. It is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world.
Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, and the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.