Red Carpet River Caño Cristales, Colombia

The River of Five Colors, Caño Cristales, Colombia

Cano Crust ales ( Colombia )  Caño Cristales is a Colombian river located in the Serrania de la Macarena province of Meta. The river is commonly called "The River of Five Colors" or "The Liquid Rainbow," and is referred to as the most beautiful river in the world due to its striking colors.   The river appears in many hues–including yellow, green, blue, black, and especially red–which are caused by the Macarenia clavigera (Podostemaceae) at the bottom of the river.

Caño Cristales is a Colombian river located in the Serrania de la Macarena province of Meta. The river is commonly called "The River of Five Colors" or "The Liquid Rainbow," and is referred to as the most beautiful river in the world

Foto EL RIO DE LOS DIOSES, RIO DE CINCO COLORES... CAÑO CRISTALES - COLOMBIA.

Cano Cristales RIver in the Sierra de la Macarena in Colombia. It has become covered with a bright pink endemic aquatic plant, Macarenia clavigera. (Photo by Olivier Grunewald)

The river of  five colours is definitely the most beautiful river in the world. In a certain period of the year, between the dry and wet season, the sun let flowering the mosses. And so you get the whole spectrum of colours. The timing is very punctually because the rest of the year, the river is bright like every normal (river) is.

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Cano Cristales is a Colombian river located in the Serrania de la Macarena national park. “The Liquid Rainbow” for a brief span between the wet and dry seasons , the river blossoms Macarenia clavigera!

likeafieldmouse:    Caño Cristales is a Colombian river located in the Serrania de la Macarena province of Meta. The river is commonly called “The River of Five Colors,” “The Liquid Rainbow” or even “The Most Beautiful River in the World” due to the algae-produced colors such as red, yellow, green, blue and black at the bottom of the river giving it a unique appearance.

Cano Cristales is a Colombian River in Serrania de la Macarena, province of Meta. It is called the river of 5 colors due to algae produced colors.

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