10 Strangest Natural Wonders of the World

#1 Travertine Pools at Pamukkale in Turkey

It’s a far cry from the stereotypical landscapes of clear blue lakes, rolling green hills, and white-sand beaches that inspire most travelers—and that’s part of what makes strange natural wonders like Spotted Lake so thrilling. A recently discovered cave that grows crystals the size of four-story buildings or a lake the color of a strawberry milkshake remind us that there’s plenty of mystery left to explore.

 Travertine Pools at Pamukkale in Turkey
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