People are mesmerised by the return of this disappearing lake


Nestled deep in the mountains of southern Tasmania in Australia, the Disappearing Tarn is sought after by photographers and intrepid hikers.

As the name suggests, the tarn isn’t always there, but recent heavy rainfall in the region has given it new life.

Photographer and blogger James Spencer visited the spot on Saturday, which is only accessible by a 6.5 kilometre (4.04 mile) hike up the mountain.

“There really was only one place to go for a walk when the weekend rolled around,” Spencer wrote in a blog post.  Read more…

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