Caño Cristales (Colombia) 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.
The Most Beautiful River In The World Blooms With Many Colors
Photographer Olivier Grunewald captures Cano Cristales: 'River of Five Colors' in the Sierra de la Macarena in Columbia. It has become covered with a bright pink endemic aquatic plant, Macarenia Clavigera.
Caño Cristale is a river in Meta, Colombia in the province of Serrania de la Macarena. But this is no ordinary river. The colors that can be seen here have caused the river to be deemed by many as the most beautiful in the world.