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Places visited in Guadeloupe
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Al Badrashin, Egypt

Pyramid of Djoser

This ancient structure is widely thought to be the oldest intact pyramid in the world.
Luxor, Egypt

Colossi of Memnon

These Egyptian statues have survived for 3,400 years and were an acoustic wonder of the ancient world.
Abu AR Rish Qebli, Egypt

Tombs of the Nobles

A network of ancient Egyptian tombs built into the cliff face along the Nile.
Nubia, Egypt

The Temple of Abu Simbel

Ozymandias’ time-keeping temple.
Guellala, Tunisia

Biggest Jar in the World

This jar honors the role that pottery has played in this Tunisian village over the past millennia.
Oranienburg, Germany

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

The site of a concentration camp where inmates were made to take part in one of the largest counterfeiting operations in history is now hauntingly empty.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial Holocaust memorial.
Canterbury, England

Beaney House of Art and Knowledge

A wonderfully eccentric Victorian-era museum and library.
Canterbury, England

Crooked House

This skewed English house has looked like it's going to fall over for centuries.
Canterbury, England

The Great Cloister and Chapter House of Canterbury Cathedral

One of England's most famous churches hides a pair of little known architectural treasures.
Padirac, France

Le Gouffre de Padirac (Padirac Cave)

This impressive chasm is one of the longest natural underground cavities in the world.
Tataouine, Tunisia

Ksar Ouled Soltane

A 15th-century granary that played the role of futuristic slave quarters in the world of 'Star Wars.'
Matmatat-Al-Qadimal, Tunisia

Hotel Sidi Driss

The original film set of Luke Skywalker's Tatooine home from the 'Star Wars' trilogy.
Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe

Fort Delgrès Memorial

A stone circle on the slopes of a Caribbean volcano commemorates the leader of an anti-slavery uprising.
Morne-A-l'Eau, Guadeloupe

Cimetière de Morne-À-l'Eau (Cemetery of Morne-à-l'eau)

At first glance, little checkered structures on the hillside look like they house the living, not the dead.
Havana, Cuba

World's Longest Cuban Cigar

The enormous smoke hides within a little known, semi-secret exhibit inside Havana's Morro Castle Historic Park.
Havana, Cuba

La Plaza de la Revolución

A focal point of the Cuban government, this city square features one of the most iconic images in the country.
Cienfuegos, Cuba

Mal Tiempo Steam Locomotives

Four antique Baldwin trains are kept on display in the Mal Tiempo train depot.
Santa Clara, Cuba

Che Guevara Mausoleum

This imposing memorial contains the remains of Che Guevara — and 29 other guerrillas who died with him in Bolivia.
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Cementerio Santa Ifigenia

A tomb in this cemetery holds soil from every country in Latin America.
Firminy, France

Saint-Pierre of Firminy

This church looks more like a spaceship than a house of worship.
Marseille, France

Unite d'Habitation and the Radiant City

What if all public housing projects had been designed by "the Pygmalion of modern architecture," not only their prototype?
Marseille, France

Notre-Dame de la Garde's Nautical Ex-Voto

Sky ships, planes, and portraits left as unique tokens of hope and thankfulness.
Laffrey, France

Lieu de Rencontre (Field of the Encounter)

On the shores of Lake Laffrey, a monument commemorating one of Napoleon Bonaparte's most compelling victories.