The world is a book, and those who don’t travel read only a page. But how does one decide which page to read? Like all other things in life, we can find our answers on Instagram. That’s the one-stop for the most beautiful locales, the most visited sights and spots of our planet, and there can be no better place for these answers than in the hashtags of Instagram. Today, we follow a study conducted by Showerstoyou.co.uk, which analyzed the world’s most Instagrammed lakes. Let’s find out which are 9 of the most Instagrammable lakes in the world where you can head for your next photo-op:
9. Lake Titicaca, Peru- 1,10,703 hashtags.
Bestriding the border between Peru and Bolivia in the Andes Mountains, Lake Titicaca is one of South America’s largest lakes. In Andean belief, Titicaca is the birthplace of the sun. Please take a tour at Titicaca along with umpteen pictures and make it one unforgettable experience.
8. Caspian sea, Iran, Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan- 1, 86,905 hashtags.
The Caspian Sea is the world’s largest inland water body, varyingly ranked as the world’s largest lake. It’s breathtakingly beautiful with some interesting features like an endorheic basin (a basin without outflows) located between Europe and Asia; it exhibits both sea and lake traits.
7. Lake Bled, Slovenia- 2, 97,334 hashtags.
The town of Bled is a much-loved tourist destination. Lake Bled is a lake in the Julian Alps of the Upper Carniolan region of surrounded northwestern Slovenia, where it adjoins the town of Bled. It is one of the most scenic lakes girdled by mountains & forest, featuring island housing and a historic church. Unmatched natural beauty, gorgeous expanding views, and Lake Bled make enough reason to call it a hotspot destination.
6. Lake Powell, USA- 3, 78,492 hashtags.
It is a major vacation spot that around two million people visit every year and most of them tag on Instagram. It is one of the hugely popular recreation destinations in the country with fun activities like hiking and fishing. With over 90 side canyons, the lake presents a visually distinctive and remarkable experience.
5. Loch Ness, UK- 5, 28,075 hashtags.
Most head here owing to the myth of the Loch Ness monster. Tourists enjoy Nessie excursions, Loch Ness cruises, tours and activities like fishing. Loch Ness is a notably attractive location particularly around the romantic ruins of Urquhart Castle on its shoreline.
4. Dead Sea, Israel, Jordan, Palestine- 1,137,909 hashtags.
The Dead Sea, also known as the Salt Sea, is a hypersaline lake that is truly one of Earth’s unique places. Its unusually high salt concentration means that people can easily float in the Dead Sea due to natural levity that’s one of the major draws for tourists.
3. Lake Como, Italy- 1,412,597 hashtags
Heavens fall here at Lake Como, Italy; an upscale resort area known for its climactic landscape, set against the foothills of the Alps. To witness the magnificence of our planet in its best form, take a boat ride on Lake Como and relish the impressive villas on its shores.
2. Lake Michigan, USA- 2,208,442 hashtags.
Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. There are too many reasons to love and visit this lake, few being the Lake Michigan CaspianTriangle, Lake Michigan’s Frozen Pier and Lighthouse which makes for great photography during winters and more.
1. Lake District, UK- 2,951,548 hashtags.
This popular vacation destination is a region and national park in Cumbria in northwest England and takes first place in our list. It is recognized for its glacial ribbon lakes, rugged fell mountains and historic literary associations with William Wordsworth and other Lake poets.
[Via: Lonely Planet]