Photograph by Robert Caputo
See our roundup of the best guided expeditions in Africa and the Middle East for 2011.
Baking temperatures, wastelands of salt—it's hard to imagine a more brutal landscape than Africa's Danakil Desert.
Along Africa's harsh frontier between desert and forest, crossing some lines can be fatal.
2015 Traveler Photo Contest
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