Iran is home to many beguiling natural attractions, but its extraordinary pink lake has got to be seen to be believed. Less than a one-hour drive from Shiraz, Lake Maharloo is not only one of Iran’s most accessible lakes but also one of its most photogenic. Its eye-catching view draw amateur and professional photographers alike, moving between hues of pink, white and blue depending on the salinity of the water. For a few years they used to extract salt from the lake but nowadays it is only used for tourism purposes. The water of the lake is otherwise clear and it causes no harm to the human.
|Maharloo lake in Shiraz|
It's almost like this photo was deliberately taken for Instagram photos, but Maharloo's pink lake is all natural and has turned rosy again. Although this salt lake already has lots of salt, it only turns pink when salt levels are higher than usual. There are also a few other factors such as high temperatures, lots of sunlight and a lack of rainfall required to turn the lake pink. Especial thanks to our guest, for sharing this eye-catching photo with us.