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Swiss painter and sculptor H.R. Giger, who is best known for creating the animal in Ridley Scott’s 1979 film Alien, recently died from complications suffered from a fall. While the dripping, phallic-looking alien with serrated tail and spring-loaded jaw is the artist’s most iconic work, he spent his life creating layouts, biomorphic, science fiction landscapes and dark.

Most science fiction landscapes are works and creative set designs of the imagination. To these, curious travelers can take a road trip without ray-guns or spaceships not-so-distant destinations.

7. Avatar/Place: Keahua Arboretum, Hawaii

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Don’t assume all frame of James Cameron’s 2009 sci-fi juggernaut, Avatar, was computer generated and enriched with cutting edge D technology that is stereoscopic 3. The giant, dreadlocked, blue-skinned Na’vi live in a calm rainforest world called Pandora, and in order to capture exuberant natural beauty is ’sed by the planet, Cameron shot the live action sequences of Avatar in the Keahua Arboretum in Hawaii. The place is known for its abundant and distinctive flora and fauna, including eucalyptus, mango and monkeypod trees, too as numerous streams and freshwater pools. Powerline Trail and the Kuilau Ridge Trail are hiking destinations that are peaceful, and the Arboretum has a breathtaking view of neighboring Mount Waialeale.

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