Off the beaten path: Eritrea

The most interesting destinations in Eritrea are its natural attractions, which means that there is plenty to explore for the ones who like to travel off the beaten path - highlands, volcanoes, bubbling sulphuric mud pools and the desert. Besides that, one can learn more about some unusual customs of the locals, spend some time in a baobab and see Art Deco architecture in Asmara.

Madonna of the Baobab

Madonna of the Baobab is a shrine in Keren, Eritrea, inside a baobab tree. The tree is a famous pilgrimage site, and if you want your wishes to come true, you have to go inside the baobab and make…