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Afar Depression Picture - Hot Spring Photo - National Geographic Photo of the Day

Afar Depression, Ethiopia, Africa - sulfur and algae turn hot springs into pools of living color. The water is condensation from hot gases rising from magma chambers. As the water evaporates, salts and minerals form a vivid crust.

It looks like any old roller coaster,with curves and heartstopping loops.But instead of zooming by,people are walking.

If you're ever in Duisburg, Germany you might think this is a roller coaster from afar - actually, it's a staircase designed by German artists Heike Mutter and Ulrich Genth called Tiger & Turtle – Magic Mountain.

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Sapporo Snow Festival - Sapporo, Japan.

Sapporo Snow Festival - Sapporo, Japan.

Sapporo, Japan: snow sculptures, skiing, traditional Japanese architecture, and hot springs. -Most amazing place in Japan. The snow and ice sculptures are incredible!

Monterey - California  Ice plant comes each spring to cover the land between the beach and the land

My dream situation.a beautiful and peaceful place and an interesting book! Seaside Park, Monterey, California photo via girlin

Lake Hillier, Australia. The only naturally pink lake in the world. And completely safe to swim in! Added to the list!

The pink and lovely. Hiller Lake (Western Australia) Its startling color remains a mystery and while scientists have proven it’s not due to the presence of algae, unlike the other salt lakes down under, they still can’t explain why it’s pink.

The French Quarter

Foggy French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana photo by pompon I've sat on that bench right on Jackson Square :)

Look at the patterns in the ice! What winds / forces of nature must have occurred to create those curls.

Image : Langjokull Glacier in Iceland. The caves are formed from either hot springs underneath the glacier or meltwater from the surface. The climber is 80 feet below the surface of the glacier.

The moon rises over Djibouti's travertine chimneys, created by deposits from hot springs.

If it was totally safe and carefree, I'd consider taking a trip to Djibouti.