Jean ROBERT Nature and Travel Photography

Last Salt caravan Ethiopia (54 images)

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Last salt caravans on earth

Ethiopian's Danakil desert is the cruelest place on earth. More than 300 feet below sea level, the salt lake and plains of this Afar region are one of the lowest points in Africa and temperatures can soar to 50 degrees degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit). The area's vast salt flats are the last remnants of an enormous long-evaporated inland sea that was once part of the Red Sea. It was in this hostile terrain that five European tourists and eight...
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