Chad, situated in Central Africa and completely enclosed by land, was for years not difficult to reach due to various (civil) wars. Many people do not realise that the country has been accessible again since 2008. There have been a number of minor incidents, such as in Tibesti in 2018, which has been well resolved by the army.
The Afar people from Ethiopia live in one of the hottest areas on earth: The Danakil Depression. The temperature here can be as high as 50 degrees Celsius. Lake Asale is a huge salt pan in the Danakil and lies 115 meters below sea level.