// travel : lake retba

We are dying to go float on the opalescent waters of Lake Retba (also known as Lac Rose, le sigh). How is this a reality, you may ask? There’s a certain algae in the water that produces a red pigment. Teamed with the sunlight, it turns the water pink. The high salt content also makes for better buoyancy. We have a feeling a unicorn would probably emerge at any given moment. Filling our tub with Pink Bismuth & My Little Ponies doesn’t quite cut it.

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When we daydream about a pink Senegalese getaway, we envision packing some of these inspiring beauties..

Lake Retba
floral sunglasses by alessio helen via etsy; elizabeth & james silk trousers via ssense; bottle opener via need supply; chanel chance eau tendre via chanel; rose quartz pyramid ring by gemelle via etsy; celebration frilled one piece via we are handsome; juju babe jelly sandals in clear pink via american apparel; kate bush’s hounds of love; leather clutch via falconwright; sarah arvio’s night thoughts feat. cover art by elena giavaldi via indiebound

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