The Danakil Depression, in Ethiopia, is the hottest place on earth. Photo: Alamy

12 of the most remote travel destinations on Earth, each with its own superlative

  • Not ideal for a weekend getaway, Pitcairn Island is barely more accessible today than it was when the HMS Bounty’s mutineers came ashore in 1790
  • Averaging 34.5 degrees Celsius and peppered with acidic pools, Ethiopia’s Danakil Depression is also known as the ‘gateway to hell’
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The Danakil Depression, in Ethiopia, is the hottest place on earth. Photo: Alamy
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