4. Danakil Desert, Ethiopia. It is known as one of the most inhospitable places on Earth due to the extreme temperatures and high rate of violence. Danakil Desert in Ethiopia is one of the most inhospitable places on Earth, but it is also one of the most strangely beautiful.
From Iguazu Falls to Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, there are some breathtakingly beautiful places in Brazil. Ilha da Queimada Grande, located about 90 miles off the São Paulo coast, seems like another one of those beautiful places—at first glance.
That’s a fitting walk to greet one of the most dangerous places on Earth, a lake more than 200 feet across that is perpetually boiling. The walk down to it can be slippery, so caution is advised. 2. Afar Triangle, Africa. Herders and visitors alike were alarmed when the Earth opened and swallowed goats and camels in 2005.