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Arimea, Eritrea gas

Jenny Matthews / Alamy

Arimea, Eritrea

$9.59 a gallon
$153.44 for a 16-gallon tank

The cost of getting around the capital of one of the world’s most dangerous countries is indeed a king’s ransom. But chances are that a trip to scope out the Art Deco city or the extraordinary Red Sea coastline isn’t in your immediate future. The U.S. State Department has issued a warning that recommends deferring travel to this country in the Horn of Africa—citing high crime, an unstable government, and an ongoing conflict with neighboring Ethiopia.


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