By common opinion, the era of space tourism is approaching. However, in anticipation of a still unseasonable time, when people can fly to other planets without special training, it makes sense to pay attention to some amazing corners of our Earth.
The nature of some of them is so unique that one can not help thinking about its extraterrestrial origin. Such "space landscapes" have long been used for filming fantasy films, a recent example is the acclaimed "Martian", but for most tourists they remain unknown. We will try to fill this gap by publishing here a few photos with "unearthly landscapes".
The Atacama Desert (Chile)
This most arid and completely unusable territory of the Earth, they say, inspires optimism in scientists looking for life on other planets. After all, in Atacama, with its 50 millimeters of precipitation a year, there is still life! Lean vegetation - rare cacti, mosses, lichens, nevertheless, makes it possible to exist a fairly diverse local fauna. In Atakama there live vicuna (a kind of lama), vizyaci (chinchilla with long tails), and 120 (!) Species of wild birds. If you can live here ....