*Five Flower Lake 五花海

Five Flower Lake (五花海) in autumn. The lake is fringed by trees in full autumn colors, and the crystal clear water reveals the criss-crossed ancient fallen tree trunks on its shallow bottom.

 

Jiuzhaigou Wuhuahai, Sichuan, China.

 

Jiuzhaigou (Valley of Nine Villages) is famed for its many multi-level waterfalls, colorful lakes, crystal clear water, and the unique cultures of its Tibetan & Qiang ethnic tribes. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992.

 

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Taken on October 28, 2011