Lukas Spieker

Aras and his family harvest the salt at the shore of Lac Assal in Djibouti. The extraction of salt from Lac Assal has a long tradition among local Afar tribes. The lake in the desert in the north of the Great Rift Valley is based on volcanic basalt, and surrounded by geothermal springs and the Ardoukoba volcano that last erupted in 1978.