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OMG! The Most Alien-Looking Place on Earth

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DiamanteBlu

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Socotra Island: you have to see it to believe it. Linky!

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Dunes:

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That place looks uber cool!
Fascinating!! Now added to my list of places I want to see!


eta: the 1st picture looks like here, hiking up the La Luz trail so I clicked on the link to see where it was.
 

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This one grows on rocks - no dirt:

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Not sure what these are called!

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DiamanteBlu

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A portrait of a single one:

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Collage 1:

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Collage 2:

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Collage 3:

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DiamanteBlu

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And I thought you had to go to science fiction movies to see stuff like this! LOL!
 

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I wonder if they''ve filmed any sci-fi movies there. They''d save a ton of money on props and backdrops.
 

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Date: 3/9/2009 10:23:32 PM
Author: White Orchid
I wonder if they''ve filmed any sci-fi movies there. They''d save a ton of money on props and backdrops.
No kidding! LOL!
 

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Wow, that place is so cool!

Gotta show my DH. . .we may have to save up for a vacation there!
 

Diamond*Dana

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Oh wow, very cool pictures...look at that water!
 

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Looks awesome!!! I want to go!!!! (and play on that beach!!!)
 

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So beautiful...
 

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Maybe I've been spoiled by the Planet Earth series, because I've seen a lot more 'alien-looking' places! Very cool, though.

Some of those pictures look just like Tucson to me!
 

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Whoa that is so cool! I could totally imagine going there and getting inspiration for some sci-fi novel!
 

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Wow...it does look like something from another planet.. I would love to go there, though! Looks fascinating.
 
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