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Address: Torres del Paine National Park, Chile
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Formed by a melting glacier, this beautiful lake is a milky turquoise...

Formed by a melting glacier, this beautiful lake is a milky turquoise color, produced by the algae at the bottom.

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Turquoise Lake

The colors of the lakes in Torres del Paine is not to be missed. You cannot really capture it on camera. This lake is dramatically turquoise. I haven't seen anything like it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 December 2016
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Santiago, Chile
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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The colors of the lakes in Torres del Paine is not to be missed. You cannot really capture it on camera. This lake is dramatically turquoise. I haven't seen anything like it anywhere else in the world.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

When visiting Torres de Paine you can simply not miss the large lake. From the main entrance you'll drive by it if you head to Lago Pehoé and Lago Grey. The green grayish colour is unique and makes for some absolutely spectacular pictures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Take your time and enjoy the treks and the views from every spot and corner.... Early morning and late afternoon are most photogenic. Lucky to see condors!

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Heidelberg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

One of the bets places you can visit in Torres del Paine, outside the W circuit. Recommended, especially in a sunny day.

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Valparaiso, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

This lake sits just below the skyscrapers and is extremely serene. All you can hear is the occasional duck or bird, and is far enough away from backpackers and hikers so that it truly feels isolated.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

This lake facing the higher mountains of Torres Del Paine national park, in Chilean Patagonia, is just facing the immense Cuernos - horn shaped mountains in the background

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

By boat or hiking the views across Lago Nordenskjold are spectacular. When it's stormy it reminds you to be humble in the face of Mother Nature's power, in the sun it reminds you to be grateful for her beauty.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Title says it all, just do the W hike, and this is all a part of it. One of the best hikes I've ever done. So beautiful!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

More of the Parks beauty.We were lucky enough to see this as a part of our day tour with our guide to the national park.Must do.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We hiked to the lakeshore from the Salto Grande parking lot to get a great view of the lake and the Cuernos. It is a stunning landscape.

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