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Places visited in Lusaka, Zambia
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Tutume, Botswana

Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

Spanning over 10,000 square miles, this ancient salt pan is one of the largest on the planet.
Chobe, Botswana

African Quadripoint

There is only one place in the world where the corners of four nations come together.
Solitaire, Namibia

'Each and Every Word'

In Namibia there is an installation that explores the intertwined linguistics and existential beliefs of an imaginary community.
Luderitz, Namibia

Shark Island

This deceptively beautiful island was once home to a German concentration camp and known as "Death Island."
Namibia

Bwabwata National Park

Known as "The People's Park," this verdant oasis is home to elephants and villagers alike.
Namibia

Tropic of Capricorn Crossing

Road signs in Namibia mark the location of one of the five major circles of latitude.
Namibia

Welwitschia

Bizarre living fossil only grows in a small chunk of the Namib Desert.
Sossusvlei, Namibia

Dead Vlei

This "dead marsh" sits among the largest sand dunes in the world, a forest frozen in time.
Namibia

Namib Sand Sea

A desert that rolls right up to the ocean, where it's so dry animals live off the fog.
Namibia

Kolmanskop Ghost Town

The remains of diamond fever taken over by the desert.
Lusaka, Zambia

Zesco Cooling Tower

The abandoned tower is the last remnant of Lusaka's first major power plant.
Lusaka, Zambia

Freedom Statue

Based on a real event, the statue is dedicated to those who fought and died for Zambia's independence.
Lusaka, Zambia

Lusaka National Museum's Witchcraft Exhibit

Artifacts showcasing the witchy history of Zambia.
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Slave Market Memorial

This monument is a stark reminder of the horrors of the Zanzibar slave trade.
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Tippu Tip's House

This slowly crumbling mansion was home to one of East Africa's richest and most powerful slave traders.
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Mercury House

Freddie Mercury's childhood home is now a monument to the iconic Queen rockstar.
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Zanzibar's Night Market

After sunset the heart of Zanzibar's historic Stone Town neighborhood transforms into a culinary playground.
Kilwa Masoko, Tanzania

Kilwa Kisiwani Ruins

Stunning ruins of what was once the center of one of the greatest empires in East Africa.
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi City Park

This urban park is home to monkeys and a number of endangered plants.
Kenya

Mara River Crossing

Life and death are on parade at the most reliably perilous site of “the Great Migration.”
Diani Beach, Kenya

Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant

Drink and dine in a coral cave that's at least 120,000 years old.
Mombasa, Kenya

Fort Jesus

This colonial fort is an intriguing example of Renaissance military architecture.