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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi Animal Orphanage

Located in Nairobi National Park, this animal orphanage is the oldest of its kind in 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.
Nairobi, Kenya

Giraffe Centre

Get tall with nature's lankiest beasts and their warthog friends at this Kenyan preserve.
Nairobi, Kenya

Giraffe Manor

Just outside of Nairobi lies a large estate surrounded by endangered Rothschild giraffes, who have been fed from the window by Mick Jagger and Walter Cronkite.
Ngorongoro, Tanzania

Ol Doinyo Lengai

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

Laetoli Footprints

Human ancestor’s 3.6 million year-old footprints.
Ngorongoro, Tanzania

Shifting Sand Dunes

These strange piles of magnetized volcanic ash travel across the desert about 50 feet per year.
Serenje, Zambia

Livingstone Memorial

An obelisk marks the spot where a British explorer's heart was buried before the rest of his body was transported to England.
Blantyre, Malawi

Saint Michael and All Angels Church

This amateur-built East African church with mismatched towers is an architectural abnormality.
Gaborone, Botswana

The Three Dikgosi

This trio of bronze giants celebrate the influential trip to Britain that led to Botswana's independence.
Molepolole, Botswana

Kebokwe's Cave

The historic cave is both a symbol of superstition and black magic and inspired one of the early Christian converts in Botswana.
Victoria Falls, Zambia

Devil's Swimming Pool

The world's highest and most dangerous infinity pool lies at the precipice of Victoria Falls.
Masvingo, Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe

The largest prehistoric ruins south of the Sahara, once a powerful center of international trade.
Hambantota, Sri Lanka

Tsunami Memorial at Yala National Park

Only the foundation remains of the rest stop building that was hit by three large tsunami waves, killing 47 visitors.
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Borella Kanatte General Cemetery

This Sri Lankan cemetery is the final resting place of sci-fi legend Sir Arthur C. Clarke.
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Jami Ul-Alfar Masjid (Red Mosque)

This mesmerizing architectural wonder will take your breath away with its unusual color patterns.
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Kayman’s Gate Bell Tower

A neglected bell tower in modern Colombo is a symbol of the city's colonial past.
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Mackwoods Tea Plantation Sign

A Sri Lankan tea factory's ironic take on the Los Angeles landmark.
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

This elaborate temple was built around one of the Buddha's teeth.
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Sigiriya

An ancient stone fortress considered by many to be the eighth wonder of the world.
Fez, Morocco

Ibn Danan Synagogue

This restored 17th century synagogue is one of the few remaining structures in Morocco’s ruined Jewish quarters.
Fez, Morocco

The Fez Mellah

The designated Jewish quarter in Fez dates back to the 15th century.
Marrakesh, Morocco

Saadian Tombs

Deliberately hidden for centuries, the magnificent Saadian Tombs were eventually uncovered in 1917.
Marrakesh, Morocco

Bahia Palace

This vast masterpiece of Moroccan architecture spreads across 20 acres.