Tag: desert

Jul 14, 2016

This Jaw Dropping Timelapse of the Night Sky Has It All

This Jaw Dropping Timelapse of the Night Sky Has It All

Shot over 6 hours in the Namib Desert, we see a rare lightning storm, clouds and stars as far as the eye can see

Read More »

Mar 31, 2016

Clever Bird Tricks Meerkats Into Hunting for Him

Clever Bird Tricks Meerkats Into Hunting for Him

The Drongo bird is the Kalahari’s greatest trickster and the meerkats are his victims not once, but twice! Step one: gain their confidence

Read More »

Jan 26, 2016

Picture of the Day: The Driest Place on Earth in Full Bloom

Picture of the Day: The Driest Place on Earth in Full Bloom

The area got as much rain in a single day last March as it typically gets in 14 years!

Read More »

Jan 23, 2016

Picture of the Day: A Desert Oasis in Peru

Picture of the Day: A Desert Oasis in Peru

In the desert of southwestern Peru you will find the village of Huacachina, built around a lagoon; a tiny oasis just outside of Ica

Read More »

Jul 30, 2015

Picture of the Day: Camels Crossing the Sahara

Picture of the Day: Camels Crossing the Sahara

A group of camels cross Erg Chebbi, located in the Moroccan territory of the mighty Sahara Desert.

Read More »

Nov 27, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Star Dunes of Algeria

Picture of the Day: The Star Dunes of Algeria

Photograph by NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team In some areas, winds tend to blow in roughly the same general direction all year. The Grand Erg Oriental, a sprawling sea of sand dunes in the Saharan Desert, is not one of them. The winds in northeastern Algeria tend to be complex and changing.…

Read More »

Mar 5, 2014

This Million Square Foot Artwork in the Sahara is Still Visible After 17 Years

This Million Square Foot Artwork in the Sahara is Still Visible After 17 Years

Desert Breath is a land art project created by the D.A.ST. Arteam. The team was founded in 1995 by Danae Stratou (installation artist), Alexandra Stratou (industrial designer & architect) and Stella Constantinides (architect) for the purpose of creating this specific project.

Read More »