Call me crazy, but this is so cool (or should I say hot) I would actually love to see it for real!
|'The Door to Hell' in Karakum Desert,Turkmenistan|
At first glance, it could be a dramatic scene from a science-fiction movie.
But this giant hole of fire in the heart of the Karakum Desert is not the aftermath of an attack on Earth, launched from outer space.
It is a crater made by geologists more than 40 years ago, and the flames within have been burning ever since.
Welcome to Derweze in Turkmenistan - or, as the locals have called it, 'The Door to Hell'.
more amazing photos after the cut: