Ladakh -- Ladakh "land of high passes" is a region of India in the state of Jammu and Kashmir that extends from the Kuen Lun mountain range in the north to the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent.
Naked Earth - Mývatn Geothermal Peninsula, north Iceland The amazing landscape in the geothermal peninsula Mývatn, north Iceland. A strange place of boiling and burning ground. The light at sunrise made this place even more surreal, like a base on Mars. Not a single tree, nor single plant around. Just Naked Earth.