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Segovia, Spain

Segovia Aqueduct

One of the few remaining ancient aqueducts described by Frontinus as 'the most solemn testimony of the Empire.'
Consuegra, Spain

Consuegra Windmills

This line of 12 tower mills described in the story of Don Quixote is among the most iconic landscapes in Spain.
Ronda, Spain

Ronda, Spain

Three bridges and one giant canyon make up this fantastic Spanish settlement.
Ronda, Spain

Puente Nuevo

One of the most spectacular bridges in Spain spans a narrow chasm that divides the city of Ronda.
Marrakesh, Morocco

Jemaa el-Fna Square

Fortune tellers, snake charmers, poets, and storytellers all gather on this historic square in Morocco.
Spain

Mount Teide

According to the Guanches, the aboriginal people of the Canary Islands, the king of evil lives inside this volcano.
Ouidah, Benin

The Temple of Pythons

Dozens of snakes are housed and worshipped within the walls of this Vodun temple.
Benin

La Porte du Non-Retour (The Door of No Return)

A monument to the more than one million enslaved Africans deported from the port of Ouidah.
Cotonou, Benin

Ganvie Lake Village

Africa's Venice on stilts.
Lekki, Nigeria

Lekki Conservation Center

This Nigerian nature reserve is home to the longest canopy walkway in Africa.
Nouakchott, Mauritania

Port de Pêche

Thousands of colorful pirogues showcase ingenious craftsmanship at the largest fishermen port in Nouakchott.
Nouakchott, Mauritania

Galerie Zeinart

The quaint gallery displays works by artists from all across Mauritania.
Cape Coast, Ghana

Cape Coast Castle

Where thousands of slaves passed through the "Door of No Return."
Larabanga, Ghana

Larabanga Mosque

The first mosque in Ghana is known as the "Mecca of West Africa."
West Gonja, Ghana

Mole National Park

At Ghana's largest wildlife refuge you feel like you're right in the animals' backyard.
Dakar, Senegal

Mosque of the Divinity

This unique religious structure is an architectural gem with arresting ocean views.
Dakar, Senegal

House of Slaves

Despite a fraught and controversial history this African island holds a powerful monument to the tragedy of the slave trade.
Dakar, Senegal

Gorée Island

This tiny, tranquil Senegalese island serves as a powerful symbol of the Atlantic slave trade.
Albadarr, The Gambia

Kunta Kinteh Island

A tiny island home to a former English slave fort.
Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast

Basilica of Our Lady of Peace of Yamoussoukro

The world's largest church atop a political fault line.
Marshall, Liberia

Libassa Ecolodge

This Liberian resort facilitates eco-friendly hospitality guided by a mission of sustainability.
Monrovia, Liberia

Liberian National Museum

A comprehensive museum dedicated to Africa's oldest modern republic.
Monrovia, Liberia

Abandoned Ducor Hotel

Empty since 1989, now falling into ruin.