The Champagne Pool; It was formed by a hydrothermal eruption 900 years ago. The crater has a diameter of about 213 feet and the 160 degree Fahrenheit geothermal pool is 230 feet deep. The colours are in part formed by sulfur and arsenic. The waters are the most colorful geothermal area in the New Zealand. It’s known as the Champagne Pool at the Artist’s Palette at the Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland.
Blyde River Canyon is Mpumalanga, South Africa. It is a 26 km long, 2500 deep canyon covered with vegetation, making it the largest green canyon in the world. Read more: AfricVilla: Today's photo: Blyde River Canyon, South Africa http://www.africvilla.com/2013/06/todays-photo-blyde-river-canyon-south.html#ixzz2h0BUBJaz African News Follow us: @africvilla on Twitter
Pamukkale Turkey by the Aegean Sea. The name Pamukkale literally means “cotton castle”. At the top of the hill, you can see the Turkish country side for miles and there is a bathing pool (it cost about $10 and is worth every penny!), the water is hot and fizzy like soda. But the best part is that the pool is located over the ruined temple of Apollo and you swim over tumbled-down marble pillars.