05/15/2014 12:12 pm ET Updated Jun 09, 2014

50 Places Straight Out Of Nightmares (PHOTOS) -

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The earth is dotted with magical landscapes and fairy-tale destinations but it is also home to eerie places that are straight out of nightmares (or very, very strange dreams) — from a forest of spooky, crooked trees to an island inhabited by thousands of venomous snakes.