Photo of the Day

October 19, 2016

In the Wind

This shimmering oasis isn’t in a dry, isolated desert. In fact, it’s in Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, located just off of the Atlantic Ocean on Brazil’s northern coast. “Between the sea dunes, you have the sensation of floating between white sheets hung in the wind,” writes Your Shot photographer Donatella Bucci. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Donatella Bucci, National Geographic Your Shot

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