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Casablanca, Morocco

Hassan II Mosque

An awe-inspiring mosque in Morocco with the tallest minaret in the world.
Marrakesh, Morocco

Jemaa el-Fna Square

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

Fes el-Bali

Thousands of narrow alleyways in an ancient medieval city make up what's believed to be the world's largest car-free urban zone.
Fez, Morocco

The Blue Gate of Fes

The other side is actually green.
Meknes, Morocco

Volubilis Archaeological Site

Mosaics, storks, and brothels—this ancient city has it all.
Marrakesh, Morocco

Jardin Majorelle

It took 40 years to build this Eden-like garden in Marrakech, later restored by Yves Saint-Laurent.
Ngorongoro, Tanzania

Ol Doinyo Lengai

This rare volcano spews the strangest and (literally) coolest lava in the world.
Nairobi, Kenya

Bomas of Kenya

This tourist village in Nairobi celebrates the traditional lifestyles and customs of Kenyan tribes.
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king."
Sydney, Australia

Sirius Building

Though considered an eyesore by some, this boxy Brutalist high-rise plays a significant role in Sydney's past.
Sydney, Australia

Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island is a Heritage-listed island in the middle of Sydney Harbour.
St Kilda, Australia

St. Kilda Pier Penguin Colony

You'll find the little birds tucked within the rocks of this Australian beach.
Sydney, Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Come for the flowers, stay for the bats!
Princetown, Australia

The Twelve Apostles

Nine limestone rock stacks on Australia's "Shipwreck Coast."
Sydney, Australia

'Forgotten Songs' Sound Sculpture

A collaboration of art and ornithology mourns the calls of Sydney's lost birds.
East London, South Africa

Latimer's Landing

The spot where the first living specimen of the coelacanth was discovered.
Gqeberha, South Africa

The Sacramento Cannon Monument

Artillery recovered from the sea floor marks the spot of an extraordinary shipwreck.
Soweto, South Africa

Mandela House

Nelson Mandela lived here with his family from 1946 until his arrest in 1962.
King William's Town, South Africa

Huberta the Hippo

Taxidermy of a famous hippo who spent three years walking over a thousand miles across South Africa.
Lambert's Bay, South Africa

Bird Island Nature Reserve

This small island off Lambert's Bay is home to more than 2,000 Cape gannets and is the only such breeding colony open to the public.
Wilderness, South Africa

Kaaimans Grotto

This cave overlooking the Indian Ocean has been turned into a shelter and makeshift museum.
Mgxotyeni, South Africa

Hole-in-the-Wall

A massive rock in the surf steeped in legends.
Cape Town, South Africa

Just Nuisance Statue

A memorial to the only dog ever officially enlisted in the Royal Navy.
Wilderness, South Africa

Map of Africa

A beautiful viewpoint on the Garden Route overlooking a naturally-occurring outline of Africa.