August 10, 2012 – FRANCE – It might look like a scene from a horror film but this is the breathtaking natural phenomenon which has met tourists at a popular French beauty spot. The stunning scenes in Camargue, southern France, may look very dramatic but are actually thought to be caused by the high levels of salt within the water. The bizarre sight was captured by photographer, Sam Dobson, from Moscow in Russia. With every small branch encrusted with salt crystals and all flora encased in white and set against the dark red background, the pictures could have been taken from the stills of a science fiction film. Mr Dobson said: ‘Every small branch is covered with crystals and with the red water as a background it looks like something extra-terrestrial.’ –Daily Mail

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