19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel

Lake Atanasovsko in Burgas, Bulgaria has been known to people for its salt for thousands of years. Even today, over 40k tonnes are produced yearly, making it the biggest salt producer spot in Bulgaria. The pink color of the water comes from a tiny, brine shrimp that prefers the salinity of its waters. The proximity of the Black Sea favors the constant replenishing of the natural salt resources…

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Burgas, Bulgaria
Camera: ILCE-1
Copyright: © Tihomir Trichkov