It was already ten o’clock after we finished having breakfast at the volcano camp. So we had to drive fast to our next destination, Salt Lake Assale, which is one of the most important salt producing area in Ethiopia.
The car had to go across a desert. The temperature was too high. We could see many mini sand “tornado” formed by the very hot cyclone. And this was the first time in my life that I feel the dry “typhoon” so close.
After getting out of the desert, we can finally see a bit of green, but it was still very far away from the destination. The exhaustion of the journey quickly made us fall asleep.
When we woke up, it was already sunset. The car drove into the water and stopped in a shallow place. Forgetting to bring my slippers, I can only barefoot on the salt of the cockroach. If a person with athlete’s foot come here to step for a few minutes, maybe it will be cured. Unluckily, if we can arrive earlier, we can shoot the “mirror of the sky” photos in this salt lake.
After sunset, we drove out of the salt lake and arrived our very simple and crude wooden shed, where we would spend the night. Near the shed, there is a bar so we could enjoy there.
Early in the morning, when we left the shore of Salt Lake, we met a camel caravan that came to the carry the salt. When I left, I flipped through the mobile phone photo album and found that I forgot to take a photo of the shed that I slept last night!