February 1, 2013

Lake McKenzie, Australia

Photograph by Peter Harrison, Getty Images

Sugar white sand and windowpane water attract sunbathers to Lake McKenzie, one of dozens of lakes on Fraser Island in Queensland. The island is a big sandbar, more than 75 miles long, with dunes that can top 800 feet.

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