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Vilnius, Lithuania

Literatų Gatvė (Literature Street)

Plaques celebrating Lithuanian writers freckle a wall of this picture-perfect path.
Vilnius, Lithuania

Frank Zappa Memorial

The Frank Zappa fan club erected this monument to their prog-rock hero to mark a new era of post-Soviet Lithuania.
Vilnius, Lithuania

Margutis Easter Egg

A 300-kilogram egg sculpture that embodied a neighborhood revival.
Vilnius, Lithuania

The Mermaid of Užupis

Travelers who fall victim to this mermaid's charms are destined to stay in Užupis forever.
Klaipėda, Lithuania

Juodasis Vaiduoklis (The Black Ghost)

A creepy statue of a hooded ghost hauls itself up from the water in a historic Lithuanian city.
Berbera, Somalia

Berbera Shipwrecks

A surprising number of shipwrecks visible just off the Somaliland coast.
Cairo, Egypt

Citadel of Saladin

The medieval center of the Islamic world was also once the seat of Saladin's sultanate.
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo’s Garbage City

Slum Settlement Filled With Mountains of Garbage.
El-Montaza, Egypt

Baron Empain Palace

Located near Cairo's El Korba district, the abandoned mansion continues to inspire mystery and rumor throughout the city.
Qesm Siwah, Egypt

Siwa Oasis

Source for a sizable portion of Egypt's freshwater supply is more than an optical illusion.
Cairo, Egypt

The Hanging Church

Standing atop 2nd-century Roman ruins, this church is one of the oldest and most iconic in Old Cairo.
Luxor, Egypt

Hatshepsut's Myrrh Tree

This unassuming tree stump reportedly traces its roots to the famous pharaoh queen's reign.
Aswan, Egypt

Unfinished Obelisk

The largest known Ancient Egyptian obelisk.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Red Terror Martyrs' Memorial Museum

A powerful tribute to the victims who suffered under Ethiopia's most devastating regime.
Lalibela, Ethiopia

Bete Giyorgis of Lalibela

An Ethiopian "Jerusalem" featuring a church hewn out of a single rock.
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo's City of the Dead

In Egypt's expanding metro area, many of the neighbors are dead.
Cairo, Egypt

Monastery of Saint Simon

The massive cave church of Cairo's Zabbaleen community is one of the largest Christian churches in the Middle East.
Luxor, Egypt

Colossi of Memnon

These Egyptian statues have survived for 3,400 years and were an acoustic wonder of the ancient world.
Al Farafrah, Egypt

White Desert

An alien landscape of chalk-rock in the Egyptian desert.
Nairobi, Kenya

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

This wildlife trust is dedicated to orphaned elephant rescue and conservation.
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi Railway Museum

Strolling through these vintage locomotives offers a surprising amount of insight into the history of Kenya.
Nairobi, Kenya

Karen Blixen Museum

The farmhouse owned by the Danish author who wrote "Out of Africa" is now a museum honoring her legacy.
Kenya

Lake Turkana

The world’s largest permanent desert lake is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Lamu, Kenya

Donkeys of Lamu Island

Kenya’s oldest town is more than 700 years old and home to 6,000 donkeys.