Outdoor World

Flooding turned this hiking trail into a mesmerizing underwater forest

When Brazil was hit with heavy rains a few weeks ago, the Rio da Prata and Olho D’Agua rivers overflowed into the rainforest surrounding it.

The flooded forest made an underwater paradise that looks like it’s straight out of a fantasy video game. Unlike most murky floodwater, the Rio da Prata and Olho D’Agua’s sea is crystal clear.

Waldemilson Vera, a park guide at the Rio da Prata Ecological Recanto, captured this mesmerizing video. According to the video’s description, this is pretty rare and water levels had returned to normal by the end of the day.

Read more: https :// mashable.com/ 2018/02/ 21/ flooded-river-rio-da-prata-brazil-underwater-forest /

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