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World in Progress: Tourism in Asmara

Linda Staude/ Helen Seeney August 17, 2016

Eritrea in east Africa has a disastrous image because of it's dictorial regime which is forcing many to flee. Still, the country hopes to attract tourists in the future. The potential is huge - given Eritrea's long Red Sea coast, and of course, the unique colonial architecture of the capital Asmara, which could soon be declared a UNESCO world heritage site.