Various Travel Destinations in The Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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The seventh sequel, 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' shot in the tourist destination that not many people know. This destination is gorgeous and makes fans curious.

Note well, the movie 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens.' Although the storytelling about space travel, some shooting locations are places in various countries as it looks like not on this planet alone.

Compiled from various sources, on Friday (04/29/2016) The following 5 set of the movie 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' you can visit:

1. Skellig Michael, Ireland

Skellig Michael is a remote island in the west of Ireland. There are only a few rentals, one of them are Moorings and Bridge Bar, which often become tourist accommodation. Getting there could only be reached by boat in May and October alone. Its location at 12 kilometers offshore Country Kerry

Skellig Michael has several buildings called the convent. The temple where the Christian monks seclusion to get closer to God since the 6th century. Therefore, Skellig Michael made a World Heritage Site by UNESCO because of its history and outstanding natural landscapes.

The traveler who comes to Skellig Michael will be enchanted by the combination of sea views, the ruins of the monastery, as well as quiet atmosphere. As Luke Skywalker in the final scene of The Force Awakens. Director of the film 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', Rian Johnson also made unnerved by the silence on this island.

2. Myvatn and Krafla, Iceland

The next place is in Myvatn and Krafla in Iceland. Myvatn itself is the name of the area on a 5-hour road trip or a faster by domestic flights for 45 minutes from Reykjavik, Iceland's capital.

Myvatn has the landscape of beautiful extensive lake with many small islands. While Krafla, a caldera that is still in the Myvatn region. Caldera has a lot of turquoise crater and still active until now, recorded from the 1700s has been 29 times erupted. Plumes of smoke and lava spark visible at the summit.

As seen, the landscapes of Myvatn and Krafla do not look like on Earth. Moreover, if the filming were doing by Hollywood, quite easy for them to make it like the middle of nowhere on the planet.

3. Rub 'al Khali Desert, UAE

Pay your attention to the set of a desert in the movie 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'. Large desert, filled with air and Finn action. The place was still on Earth, precisely is the desert of Rub 'al Khali in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

From an Investigate, Rub 'al Khali desert called the largest in the world. This desert covers one-third of the Arabian Peninsula, including most of Saudi Arabia, Oman, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. The extent of 650 thousand square kilometers.

If the country of France, the Netherlands and Belgium combined, still less with the desert Rub 'al Khali. The mountains of sand that are in here also have height more than 300 meters. In fact, many travelers who said stood in the middle of the desert then you will be like in another world. As far as the eye could see, there was only sand!

4. Lake District, England

Stormtroopers forces battle over the lake, took place in England. Precisely in the Lake District in the area of ​​Cumbria. Lake District itself is part of a national park within 5 hours from London.

Local media in the UK said, there was fighter shooting in 2014. Who would have thought, that's one war scene in the movie 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'. Lake District itself is the place to find serenity because surrounded by mountains and the air is cold.

5. Puzzlewood, England

One more place in England that became the set of the movie 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is Puzzlewood. A forest in the Forest Ares of Dean in Gloucestershire. The distance from London to get there about 2 hours.

"This is an amazing forest. Puzzlewood is what we were looking for," said Star Wars film producer, Kathleen Kennedy as reported by the BBC.

Just type the word Puzzlewood on the internet, it will come up the picture Kylo Ren and First Order troops. This forest itself actually promising wild adventure. Lush, moss-covered and away from human settlements. 
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