Stunning Extraterrestrial Landscapes of the Atacama Desert

By Oriane

Jesse Echevarria is a photographer who loves beautiful landscapes. In this series of photographs, the artist travels through the vast arid expanses of the Atacama desert in Chile, the driest territory in the world. With its cold nights and low humidity, the region’s clear skies offer an outstanding view for those who wish to observe the stars and many astronomers visit each year on pilgrimage. Furthermore, the extraordinary volcanoes that surround the desert and the turquoise blue water of the lagoons give visitors the feeling of exploring an extraterrestrial planet. It is no coincidence that NASA uses the zone to test its robots before sending them into space…