"/> [1 9659002] There is a bay in the Canary Islands where the coast looks like it is paved with…
9659002] There is a bay in the Canary Islands where the coast looks like it is paved with popcorn.
If you thought there were only sand and rock beaches in the world, you’re looking for a surprise.
There is a bay in the Canary Islands where the coast looks like it is paved with popcorn, and it is a big hit on Instagram.
Located in Corralejo, a town on the island of Fuerteventura, the coastline is known as Popcorn Beach or Popcorn Bay.
Along the way it looks like any other beach on the Spanish island. But look closely and you will see what looks like pieces of wet corn covering the surface.
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The parts are actually white coral that has been washed on land and mixed with volcanic stones and sand on the beach. The coral varies in size – some look just like popcorn while others are huge.
Although it’s not a new phenomenon for the area, the beach has become incredibly popular recently thanks to Instagram, according to Oddity Central. On the social media platform, people send pictures of handfuls of popcorn. playfully throwing them in the air.
“Popcorn” is not the only unusual beach phenomenon.
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Earlier this year, Sun Online Travel shared some of the other incredible beaches around the world.
In the Bahamas, the eastern side of the harbor is covered with “pink sand”. The color is actually from foraminifera, a type of algae, which is washed ashore.
There is also Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives, where the beaches become a bright view after the darkness. This is due to the bioluminescent plankton that is located along the coast, which shines in the dark. It may be one of the few beaches in the world where things are better after the sun sets.
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