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Huacachina

It's Not A Mirage: Tiny Oasis Thrives In Middle Of Dry Desert

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 02.25.2015 | Weird News

Your eyes are telling the truth. Huacachina is no mirage -- it's a tiny town of less than 100 people, located in the middle of the Peruvian desert....

The Tiny Peruvian Oasis That Might Just Disappear

Posted 04.26.2014 | Travel

It's called the "Oasis of America" but it might just be disappearing. The tiny town (population: about 100) of Huacachina is centered around a cha...

Been There, Dune That

Marshall S. Berdan | Posted 05.11.2014 | Travel
Marshall S. Berdan

It's a scene right out of Lawrence of Arabia: enormous mountains of sand -- some as tall as 300 feet -- their surface sculpted into soft, geometric designs by the wind, and extending as far as the eye can see.