Petit Barra


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

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1. Grand Barra

2.99 MILES

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…