Hyams Beach, Australia: Beach with the whitest sand in the world

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The whitest sand in the world: it’s a claim to fame Hyams Beach on Australia’s New South Wales South Coast has enjoyed for years, even securing it a place in the Guinness World Records.

Luckily, even the most nitpicking visitor to Hyams cannot complain – the sand is indeed whiter than white and the only problem you may encounter is in the “on season” when you might have to head to the far end of the beach to spot enough patches of the famous grains between the bods on the shore…

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