Photo of the Day: Colorado River

2013-11-27 12:45

Colorado- According to National Geographic, the Colorado River is one of the most carefully controlled rivers on earth. The 2,333km long river runs from Rocky Mountain National Park in South West America, all the way to Mexico. In addition to being a good human resource, supplying 30 million people with water, it is also recognised as one of CNN’s 15 best rivers for travellers in the World.

The river is reported by National Geographic to be suffering growing challenges such as climate changes, drought and strain due to an increase in population. But this news is not at all daunting to travellers who have from all over the world, who recognise the river as a tourist attraction. Despite the ugly truth that the river is slowly drying up, there is still so much to see and do. It is the perfect destination for those of you who are keen rafting, kayaking, tubing and even cliff jumping enthusiasts.

Today’s photo of the day is by an explorer of the Colorado River, Instagram user, timgannis.

Are you a keen traveller with an Instagram account? Why don't you suggest your pic for our photo of the day? Follow our account and mention us in a comment on your pic and we'll check it out!

Alternatively, send us your pics to 
pics@news24travel.com!  Also like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and do with us whatever it is one does on Google+

Read more on:    events  |  photo of the day  |  travel

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

SHARE:

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside Travel

 
/News

#FindYourEscape with Traveller24

Your insider guide to exploring South Africa and the world...
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.