Turquoise waters in Jiuzhaigou - SupChina

Turquoise waters in Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou’s Five Flower Lake, as its name implies, has various colors, due to multiple factors such as the calcareous sediments in the bottom, different algae in the lake, and the colorful forests that are reflected in the surface. Jiuzhaigou Valley is a World Heritage Site located in Sichuan Province.

Michael Yamashita

Michael Yamashita is an award-winning photographer who has been shooting for National Geographic magazine for more than 30 years. He specialized in Asia after spending seven years in the region following his graduation from Wesleyan University.