Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Chamarel Village Beautiful and Unusual Natural Phenomena

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Chamarel is a village located in the district of Black River, on the island of Mauritius, east Africa. Here, tourists can see a dune with 7 different colors. The dunes are also known as the 'Seven Colored Earth', The uniqueness of the dunes in the village of Chamarel is quite popular among tourists. 

This village was transformed into the most famous tourist spots on the island of Mauritius since the 1960's. Imagine, in an area of ​​7.500 m2 wide spread fine sand sparkles with colorful different. Starting from the red sand, brown, purple, green, blue, yellow, and orange fused into one, creating an amazing sight.



Chamarel village can be found in western part of Mauritius Island. The village was once famous by its spectacular waterfalls, only. 

However, after unusual natural phenomena, which is named the Seven Colored Earths (or the Seven Colors Earth), has been discovered about 50 years ago, it became even more popular and today it is one of the most visited locations in Mauritius.


The phenomenon called Seven Colored Earths is a geological formation of small sand dunes which are consisted of differently colored sand, i.e. the sand of seven different colors: yellow, green, blue, purple, violet, brown and red.

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