An American soldier drives the Horn of Africa in the 1940s

It turns out the world’s coolest gas station in Asmara was not the only infrastructure the Italians left behind in Eritrea. Then again, Eritrea comes with a long piece of Red Sea coastline and a capital city at an elevation of 7,628 ft, so it’s perhaps not entirely peculiar to find a breathtaking stretch of highway… » 4/08/11 4:00pm 4/08/11 4:00pm