Places in Namibia

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  1. Russian fan

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    Of course, we would get information about it soon, but I decided to speculate. One of quite interesting places is Skeleton Coast, where there are plenty of rusty wrecked ships. It's a remote desert coast, so survived people mostly died due to thirst so it's easy to find human sceleton in sand. This coast is also famous due to "roaring dunes", so spooky place! But if one of those rusty ships is an ancient seeker? Remember, how they filmed a scene in the desert with Josh Duhamel talking to huge Transformer? What do you think?
     
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    Oh yeah, I've seen a documentary on that place somewhat recently! Apparently the shipwrecks seem to "sail" further inland as the years go by because of all the sand building up, or something like that? Would be funny if it turns out they moved because they're actually alive!
     
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    Namibia is a fantastic country in terms of harsh desert landscapes, amazing geological formations, and diverse African wildlife.

    It has some of the world's biggest sand dunes in the world's oldest desert, the Namib, which is along the coast and includes the Skeleton Coast.

    It has desert landscapes featuring fairy rings and dead forests that have succumbed to the arid climate over time, leaving only the dessicated, skeletal-looking trunks and branches.

    It has amazing canyons and rugged mountains.

    It has the watering holes in the salt pans of Etosha, where herds of animals, flocks of birds, and prides of lions come to drink.

    It has free-roaming, desert-adapted populations of black rhino, elephants, giraffes, lions, and other African wildlife.

    It has the Skeleton Coast as Russian Fan mentioned with shipwrecks, whale skeletons, and rookeries of fur seals and sea birds.

    Seriously though, Namibia is an amazing place for people who love wild places.
     
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    Wait... Isn't this the same place where Megatron and other Decepticons were for DOTM?
     
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    Mad Max: Fury Road was shot in Namibia.
     
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    Yep exactly
     
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    That's Mt. Kilimanjaro in the background of most of the African footage in Transformers: Dark of the Moon, so I'm pretty sure it wasn't shot in Namibia.
     
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    Oh man, I just know we're getting some Carbombya out of this!
     
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    That would be awesome! It would hearken back to a controversial part of the original cartoon and be yet another inspiration from the source material. Contrary to what some fans think, the films are actually heavily based on the source material in many ways.

    Seriously though, I would love to see a scene in a future film with Beachcomber driving around the Skeleton Coast, or a scene with Wreck-Gar and some Junkions scavenging the remains of ships. Heck, maybe it will feature the junk truck, who some have speculated may be Wreck-Gar or a Junkion. Bay says there would still be surprises in a film that already has Autobots, Decepticons, Creators, Dinobots/Mini-Dinobots, old and new humans, Nazis, King Arthur, and Merlin, and Junkions would definitely be a surprise to the general public.
     
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    No, it was shot in Namibia. Bay just inserted Kilimanjaro into the scene. We don't really know why.
     
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    Looks like they've recreated a prehistoric site

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    could be but I think that's actually a modern day Hut Red. The native African (Himba Tribe) of that area build those huts. It's a Himba Hut. It's a stick and mud/clay makeup. So this could be a modern day scene as well.
     
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    Is that Mark Ryan? What if he's voicing Jetfire in a flashback?
     
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    I'm glad Bay is shooting in Africa.

    I would love that, but that image seems to be a modern site so I guess it's Mark Ryan standing in for a Transformer.
     
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    That's not Mark Ryan, just another staff member
     
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    The seaside? The seaside is lovely!
     
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