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#BlueAugust2011 ~7 of the World's Strangest Beaches - Planet Green via @PlanetGreen

#BlueAugust2011 ~7 of the World's Strangest Beaches - Planet Green via @PlanetGreen

Your friends send you pictures from their mobile phone of the snow white sand under their toes while on their beach vacation . Sure, those pristine beaches are nice and few and far between, but you're not really a devotee to finding less-chartered beaches until you've explored these totally strange sandy shores: 1. Hyams Beach in New South Wales, Australia Since there is a fascination with snow-white beaches, it's only right I include Hyams Beach, which is actually the whitest beach in the world. At least no other beach has yet to beat it in the Guinness Book of Records. Photo: Microsoft Whitest Beach in the World 2. Pfeiffer Beach in Big Sur, Califronia The surrounding hills are rich in Manganese Garnet and the substance has been washed down onto the beach, lending it’s purple and pink hues to the sand. The result is a beach that looks like a rainbow sorbet, or one dresse...

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