When someone says the word “lake” what comes to mind? Maybe it’s the small pond behind your childhood home, or maybe even the Lochness Monster. Whatever you think of though, this list of 25 stunningly beautiful lakes from around the world is sure to expand your mental conceptions of natural beauty and make you want to buy a plane ticket right now!
Lake Titicaca, Peru and Bolivia
The highest commercially navigable lake in the world is located on the border of Peru and Bolivia at 3,811 meters. It is widely known for its artificial floating islands constructed and inhabited by the Uros people.
Located at 4,200 meters above sea level in southwest Bolivia, the Laguna Colorada gets its bright red color from the sediments and pigmented algae beneath its surface. It’s also extremely shallow with an average depth of 50 cm.