Shifting Sands: In the Wind

Continued from
Olduvai Gorge: Way the Hell Back in Time

Tanzania’s Shifting Sands are two crescent-shaped, bizarrely magnetic dunes in the midst of a long stretch of dusty desert. The sands blow slowly forth, around and back again as though pushed by tides, always holding their shape, never explaining themselves.

The air around them crackles with a strange energy, the vista is seemingly endless, and while there’s nothing else really here per se, there’s a strange pull that wants you (and the sands themselves) to stay.

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