Rub al Khali, Oman

“It is said of Muad’dib that once when he saw a weed trying to grow between two rocks, he moved one of the rocks. Later, when the weed was seen to be flourishing, he covered it with the remaining rock. “That was its fate,” he explained.”

— “Children of Dune“, Frank Herbert

(photo credit: Hamed Musharbak)

Four things

“Four things cannot be hidden — love, smoke, a pillar of fire and a man striding across the open bled.”

— “Dune Messiah”, Frank Herbert

(photo credit: Marek Wykowski, via Flickr)

Pustynia Namib

“You will learn about the funeral plains, about the wilderness that is empty, the wasteland where nothing lives except the spice and the sandworms.”

— “Dune”, Frank Herbert

(photo credit: reddit user ‘zapekanka’)