Erta Ale Photo: 'night at the magma lake' by Wolfgang Piecha
photo taken at: 4:07 am 20 Oct 2014
night at the magma lake
Ethiopia | Erta Ale
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Erta Ale is an easy climb, but difficult to reach. It's a five and half hours drive on a new and excellent asfalt road from Mekele, then one and a half hours on sand and rough lava to the military camp on foot of the shield volcanoe. From there another three hours walk to the magma lake.