Southern Milky Way above Mars-like red sands of Atacama Desert. The location is inside Yungay, the driest, and most sterile place on Earth. There is virtually no life on the surface of this region of Chile. The night sky from here is simply amazing.
The Sphinx Observatory, one of the highest astronomical observatories in the world, provides an additional viewing platform at a height of meters or feet. Seen from Jungfraujoch Top of Europe building, Switzerland
Beautiful milky way over the Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand. They are unusually large and spherical boulders lying along a stretch of Koekohe Beach on the wave cut Otago coast of the South Island of New Zealand between Moeraki and Hampden. (by Yan Zhang on
Atacama Desert: "In San Pedro de Atacama, an oasis in the heart of the world's driest desert, fine boutique hotels offer excursions to Inca ruins, astronomical observatories, hot springs and much more.
by Ken Duncan photography - Known locally as ‘The Spa’, this delightful chamber in Western Australia´s Hamersley Gorge beckons the visitor Spring-fed, it is wonderfully cool, a refuge from the burning heat of the surrounding Pilbara.