Fancy swimming in a bright pink lake? In Senegal you can!

There are a lot of wonderful things to see in Senegal, but if there’s one thing you absolutely must see in this small African nation, it’s Lake Retba

This colourful lake lies north of the Cap Vert peninsula of Senegal, just 30km north-east of the capital, Dakar. The water gets its colour two ways – from Dunaliella salina algae as well as its high salt content. Because of the high salt content, not many living organisms call this lake home, but it’s a huge tourist attraction in...

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