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Fast Food Franchises In Far-Flung And Freakish Places

If fast food is a symbol of the world’s Western domination, then their franchises are like lone scouts inspecting the area before the rest of the army arrives. To satisfy their traveling Western customers or to gain new ones, the biggest fast-food chains have, sometimes unintentionally, set up shop in some of the most remote, ironic and unexpected places on Earth. Come with us...

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McDonald's in Negev Desert, Israel - Photo: Chalky Lives

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