Senegal's Lake Retba, or as the French refer to it Lac Rose, is pinker than any milkshake. Experts say the lake gives off its pink hue due to cyanobacteria, a harmless halophilic bacteria found in the water. Lake Retba has a high salt content, much like that of the Dead Sea, allowing people to float effortlessly in the massive pink water. I want to go there one day!
Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland Surrounded by ice for much of the year, Ittoqqortoormiit is one of the northernmost settlements on Earth. The area has one of the smallest populations in Greenland, at around 600 people, in an area roughly the size of England. Picture: NICK LEDGER/ALAMY