Grand Barra


This spectacular plain of dried and cracked white clay, 27km long and 12km wide, was once an ancient lake. You can't miss it if you're heading to Lac Abbé from Djibouti City – the road skirts it all the way.

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1. Petit Barra

2.99 MILES

The road from Djibouti City to Lac Abbé crosses this desert plain, which was once an ancient lake.