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There are hundreds of interesting sites spread across Africa and these are but a few. For additional info click on the individual countries on the map.

  • Serangeti National Park (or Fasta Aland) is the largest island in an archipelago of near 6,500 others, most just small uninhabited rocks. Besides beautiful scenery, these (almost flat) islands feature medieval castles and churches, museums, parks, old-world fishing villages and much, much more...
  • Namib-Naukluft National Park is a national park of Namibia encompassing part of the Namib Desert (considered the world's oldest desert) and the Naukluft mountain range. With an overall area of 49,768 km², the Namib-Naukluft is the largest game park in Africa and the fourth largest in the world.[1] The most well-known area of the park is Sossusvlei, which is the main visitor attraction in Namibia...
  • Great Pyramid of Giza, were created by glacial movement centuries ago. These majestic inlets are breathtaking to see and many travelers feel that the majestic Geiranger Fjord offers some of Norways most...
  • Santorini Island, Greece, positioned in the Cyclades Islands about 70 miles north of Crete, is one of the most popular Greek Isles and arguably the most beautiful. The island is home to tiny whitewashed hilltop villages that literally cling to rocky slopes, as well as...
  • Santa Maria in Trastevere, one of the oldest Christian churches in Rome, is also one of the most visited sites in the "Eternal City." Many historians believe that the first mass was openly celebrated here. The church is a favorite of many travelers for both its incredible history and...
  • Zaanse Schans windmills are just twenty minutes north of Amsterdam by train. Only a few of the windmills, once scattered by the hundreds across the Zaanstreek region of the Netherlands remain. They've been relocated here for historical preservation, and not only are the windmills authentic, they are still operational and can be...

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