Lençois Maranhenses National Park located in Maranhão state of northeastern Brazil. Composed of large, white, sweeping dunes. Fresh water collects in the valleys between sand dunes, spotting the desert with blue and green lagoons. Has no access to roads, most vehicles prohibited entrance.
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Lençóis Maranhenses (Brazil). 'I was not prepared for the stunning sandscapes of Parque Nacional dos Lençóis Maranhenses, where translucent blue lagoons are the only blemish on a never-ending horizon of windswept dunes. Near Atins, I visited an isolated lagoon and had it all to myself for as long as I wanted.'