The Danakil Depression holds several attractions. In fact, it’s a geological treasure trove, and a mecca for scientists.
One of these attractions is a place called, by the locals, “Dalol,” which means “colorful place.” The range of colors one sees there varies over time. I’m told that it’s more interesting in the rainy season, but that it’s also less accessible then. All things considered, I think my visit was well-timed, and here are a few images for your enjoyment, both of Dalol proper and the nearby salt cave and mineral springs: