10/19/2010 07:46 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

10 Beautiful Deserts Around The World (PHOTOS)

"For all the toll the desert takes of a man it gives compensations, deep breaths, deep sleep, and the communion of the stars." - Mary Austin

Here are the Huffington Post's ode to all those beautiful, serene and magical deserts in the world that have challenged and inspired human beings for centuries.

Did we forget one? Send us your photos!