10 Reasons to Visit Eritrea

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Written by Keren Mikva

Given its long history of conflict, both with colonial powers as well as with neighboring Ethiopia, Eritrea does not always top the lists with regard to African tourist destinations. But the natural and historical wonders of the country absolutely deserve a visit, and the lack of aggressive tourism development means that those that are able to make it will be rewarded with unlimited opportunities for exploration that seem more off-the-beaten-track. Here are ten reasons you should absolutely visit Eritrea.

Sources: LonelyPlanet.com, MapsofWorld.com, Explore-Eritrea.com, TravelEritrea.com, BBC.com