Wasteland Weekend 2019: Crazy Faces, Costumes And Vehicles Of The World’s Biggest Post-Apocalyptic Desert Festival


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Wasteland Weekend is an annual festival held in California City, California. The event is listed as a full immersion event, with all participants required to adhere to the set theme. First held in 2010, it has since been held annually in September. In 2019, the 10th-anniversary edition of Wasteland Weekend was held from September 25 to September 29. The festival includes themed costumes, live bands and DJs, fire performers, post-apocalyptic campsites and vehicles. Continue reading »

Wonderful Cactuses And Desert Plants Photography By Wachirapol Deeprom

Spectacular photos of desert plants by Wachirapol Deeprom, a gifted self-taught photographer, and cactus lover currently based in Bangkok, Thailand. Wachirapol focuses mainly on desert plants, flowers, and cactuses. Continue reading »

Burning Man 2019 Mega-Post: Fantastic Photos From The World’s Biggest And Craziest Festival


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In order to truly understand Burning Man, the annual summer event held in the middle of the Nevada desert, you probably just have to go. The nine-day gathering of more than 70,000 people includes wild costumes, art installations, spontaneous musical performances, and lots of partying. Continue reading »

Photographer Found An Abandoned ‘Palace’ In The Desert, It’s Actually A Gameshow Set

According to Arkadiusz Podniesiński: “While exploring the southern, lesser-known part of the Jordanian desert Wadi Rum, I notice a remarkable, palace-like structure sitting on a high, rocky cliff. The view reminded me of a scene from the classic Oscar-winning film Lawrence of Arabia. It just lacked camel caravans and people. Continue reading »

Chinese Company Set Up A Simulation Of Mars In The Gobi Desert


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About 100 excited Chinese teenagers completed a five-hour tour of a space colony against a desolate backdrop not unlike the desert planet of Tatooine, the home world of Luke Skywalker. Continue reading »

The Deserts Of Argentina Take On A Starring Role In This Photographer’s Breathtaking Milky Way Shots

Amateur snapper Gonzalo Javier Santile, 46, spent the last two years capturing these rare shots of the galaxy as it arced over deserts in Salta Cafayate, Cordoba Valle de Punilla, Provincia de Buenos Aires and the Rio Negro province. In his pictures, the Milky Way can be admired as it towers over canyons, cacti, bushes, and even small brooks and lakes. Continue reading »

Artist Embeds Giant Neon Orange Monolith Into Coachella Valley’s Desert Landscape

Los Angeles-based artist Sterling Ruby has created ‘Specter’.

Inspired by strange and unidentified objects that often appear in the desert, this acid orange monolith attracts drivers with its orb-like glow. ‘Specter’ is made with powder-coated aluminium and silhouettes of the mountains and the sky reflect in its shiny surface, appearing silver on one side when the sun hits it. The cuboid is bedded into the desert sand and acts as a symbol of artificial versus nature. Continue reading »

Snow Just Fell In Arizona Desert And Even Though These Frosty Photos Look Beautiful, It Might Be A Serious Problem


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You wouldn’t normally expect snowfall in a place like Arizona, but last week Mother Nature decided to play a little trick on the locals by covering the Sonoran Desert in a fresh layer of snow. Many locals were surprised by such an event and quickly starter flooding social networks with pictures of snowy desert landscapes. Continue reading »

Kingdom Of Sand: Photographer Captures Apocalyptic Aerial Photos Of Sand-Covered Roads In The United Arab Emirates

One rarely gets the opportunity to witness a battle of nature with people, but the United Arab Emirates is just one place where you can glimpse this phenomenon. Surreal and apocalyptic aerial photographs made by Australian photographer Irenaeus Herok show how the desert slowly but inevitably can “swallow up” highways and settlements in the Emirates. Continue reading »

“Live The Martian Experience”: Get A Taste Of Life On Mars At The Sun City Camp

In the heart of Wadi Rum’s majestic desert, stands the incredible Sun City Camp offering serenity and spiritual soothing experience of living in the desert and enjoying the simple Bedouin life of the valley with its unmatched authentic charm and beauty. Such an experience is featured through variety of high standard services, amenities, and accommodation options to choose from alongside a wide range of relaxing and adventurous recreational activities. The camp is located in Wadi Rum about 60 km from Aqaba city and 313 km from Amman. Upon arriving, guests will be welcomed with fresh juice and scented refreshing face towels that will initiate the amazing journey in the desert. Continue reading »

Fascinating Pictures Of Atacama Desert In Chile

The Brazilian studio Conci unveiled on Behance a series of unique photographs of the Atacama desert in Chile. Pink sky, desert expanses, black sand, each shot gives us almost the impression of being on another planet. Most of the photos were taken in the Luna Valley and at the Licancabur Volcano. Bluffing. Continue reading »

The Desert House: A Landmark Of American Organic Architecture By Kendrick Bangs Kellogg


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Perched on the slope of a rocky hill in the Californian desert, not far from Joshua Tree National Park, the Desert House by American architect Kendrick Bangs Kellogg is hard to categorise. Its impressive exterior form which is impeccably composed and sophisticatedly embedded within its natural surroundings consists of numerous cast-concrete slabs, which seem to cover the interior like the foliage of an otherworldly tree. Continue reading »

First Sahara Desert Snow Miracle In 40 Years Captured In Stunning Photographs

Incredible photos capture freak snowfall in the Sahara Desert, believed to be first time it has fallen on the unforgiving red dunes in almost 40 years. The largest hot desert on the planet, spanning 3,600,000 sq. mi. and many North Africa countries, is not the first place many would associate with a snow during the festive period, with the rare occurrence leaving the man who captured the event stunned. Continue reading »

Marathon Runner Adopts Stray Dog Who Set Pace For Him In The Gobi Desert

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She is so tiny that her head didn’t even reach his knee – but the stray dog still kept the pace for Dion Leonard in the desert heat. The ultramarathoner came to rely on the little dog as he ran through the Gobi in China in the last section of the 155-mile Gobi Desert March race. She appeared out of nowhere, miles from any village, and ran just in front of him – helping him to second place. Continue reading »

The Surreal Desert Landscapes Of The United States Of America

The barren landscapes of the south-western US provided inspiration for photographer David Clapp. He visited Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona as part of his project on other-worldy locations, with surreal results.

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A yucca plant at moonrise in the sand of White Sand National Monument in Alamogordo, New Mexico. (Photo by David Clapp/Barcroft Images) Continue reading »