Cano Cristales (The Chrystal River), local people call it the river of five colors. The water in this river is so clean so you could see the bottom of it with all it’s beautiful colors. There are no fish in this river because of the complexity of it’s channel. There are five colors: yellow, blue, green, black and red. All of them are produced by the life of different kinds of algae, and the saturation of these colors changes depending on the season from brightest to dim.
This river is also known as the most beautiful river in the world, and it’s not easy to get there too, just to take a look at this beauty. You need to take a flight from Vilvisensio to Macarena (Columbia), then by the boat, and afterwards by feet until you reach this river. Cristales is 100 kilometers long and 20 meters wide, and it’s not that large comparing to Amazon. But it’s unusual color spectrum makes it so unique among the other rivers…
Cano Cristales transparent water, It’s colors become most saturate during the hot season, that’s why this river is open for tourists from June to November. During the winter and spring seasons you can’t get to this river, it’s closed from visiting and is guarded by UNESCO, which gave it a status of the natural heritage of mankind.
Feel the abundance that the Nature shares with us, the whole Universe shows us the miriads of colors, plenty of space, infinite beauty and the flourishing life. The Life is everywhere and it goes on with ease and joy. Enjoy these beautiful photos, and be grateful to the Mother Earth for such amazing places as this river.