While mostly overshadowed by Ethiopia, troubled Somalia, and tourist mecca Kenya to the south, the Horn of Africa is woefully under visited. The area contains three of the most interesting countries and regions in Africa — Eritrea, Djibouti, and Somaliland. We’re not quite sure why not many people go, because they all offer big adventures, incredible landscapes, and friendly people. Ancient rock art, world class diving, lunar like salt lakes, and vestiges of colonial empires await those who make the journey. So read on and discover the 15 best reasons to visit the Horn of Africa.