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Madaba, Jordan

Madaba Mosaic Map

The world's oldest map of the holy land gives us a fragmented glimpse of the layout of biblical nations.
Jordan

Petra

An ancient capital city 3000 years old and harboring many surprises.
London, England

The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian

Thanks to modern navigational tools we now know that the true prime meridian runs through a park next door.
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

Eighty million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
London, England

London Wall

Scattered throughout London are ancient remnants of the city's former bounding wall.
London, England

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
London, England

Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

A historic London cemetery now serves as a nature park incorporating gravestones & memorial statues.
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
Accra, Ghana

Agbogbloshie

The world’s largest digital waste dump has become a site where organized criminals hack into confidential government data.
Larabanga, Ghana

Larabanga Mosque

The first mosque in Ghana is known as the "Mecca of West Africa."
Cape Coast, Ghana

Cape Coast Castle

Where thousands of slaves passed through the "Door of No Return."
West Gonja, Ghana

Mole National Park

At Ghana's largest wildlife refuge you feel like you're right in the animals' backyard.
Paga, Ghana

Sacred Crocodile Ponds of Paga

The souls of the dead have made these Ghanese crocodiles shockingly docile.
Assin South, Ghana

Kakum Canopy Walk

This series of rope-style bridges brings visitors into a jungle layer that is usually reserved for birds and monkeys.
Tokyo, Japan

Kawaii Monster Cafe

A Japanese concept restaurant that feels like a party thrown by the monsters in your closet.