15 Exhilarating Photos of the Danakil Hot Spots by Andrea Frazzetta
In the latest issue of New York Times' The Voyages, photographers who traveled to six countries came with shots of exhilarating scenes and peoples. Here is Andrea Frazzetta's shots of the hottest place in Ethiopia, The Danakil.

1. Ali, the photographer’s guide, in Dallol.

Ali, the photographer’s guide,  in Dallol.

Ali, the photographer’s guide,  in Dallol.

2. Erta Ale, the most active volcano in Ethiopia. Its ever-present lava lake is one of fewer than a dozen in the world.

Erta Ale, the most active volcano in Ethiopia. Its ever-present lava lake is one of fewer than a dozen in the world.

Erta Ale, the most active volcano in Ethiopia. Its ever-present lava lake is one of fewer than a dozen in the world.

3. A caravan of mules and camels crossing the salt plain of Assal near the Ethiopia-Eritrea border. The camels will carry slabs of salt to market.

A caravan of mules and camels crossing the salt plain of Assal near the Ethiopia-Eritrea border. The camels will carry slabs of salt to market.

A caravan of mules and camels crossing the salt plain of Assal near the Ethiopia-Eritrea border. The camels will carry slabs of salt to market.

4. The photographer’s guide Ali, right, doing the keke dance with his friend Mohamed.

The photographer’s guide Ali, right, doing the keke dance with his friend Mohamed.

The photographer’s guide Ali, right, doing the keke dance with his friend Mohamed.

5. Caravans of camels and mules traveling to the Assal salt plain from the Ethiopian Plateau to get salt blocks, called amole.

Caravans of camels and mules traveling to the Assal salt plain from the Ethiopian Plateau to get salt blocks, called amole.

Caravans of camels and mules traveling to the Assal salt plain from the Ethiopian Plateau to get salt blocks, called amole.



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