Pailón del Diablo, "The Devil's Cauldron." Ecuador (off the Troncal Amazonas highway). ..rh
This up to 1000 years old snow has metamorphosed into highly pressurized glacier ice that contains almost no air bubbles. Thus it absorbs the visible light despite the scattered shortest blue fraction, giving it its distinct deep blue waved appearance. This cavity in the glacier ice formed as a result of a glacial mill, or moulin. / Svínafellsjökull glacier in Skaftafell, Iceland
Known for the sapphire-blue waters of its lake, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area in Northern California has more to offer visitors. This 39,000-acre recreation area is also home to pristine mountains, 70 miles of hiking trails and stunning waterfalls — like Boulder Creek Falls pictured here. Photo by Jesse Barden, Lava Beds National Monument.
Beautiful Places...La Pedrera, Spain known also as Casa Mila in Barcelona, Spain, designed by Antoni Gaudi, photo by Wenjie, Zhang | A Certain Slant of Light, trioptikmal via Flickr.