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Rwanda

The Rock of Kamegeri

After suggesting criminals be burned to death on this rock, a king's advisor suffered his own punishment.
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nyiragongo Volcano

Mount Nyiragongo has erupted at least 34 times since 1882 & is home to the world's largest lava lake.
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Virunga National Park

The most biologically diverse protected area in Africa is also the most dangerous.
Harare, Zimbabwe

Balancing Rocks of the Zimbabwe Dollar

These naturally balancing rocks were pictured on every Zimbabwean banknote, up to the 100 trillion-dollar note.
Masvingo, Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe

The largest prehistoric ruins south of the Sahara, once a powerful center of international trade.
Nteko, Zambia

Zwangendaba's Gravesite

A Zulu warrior is buried far from home, near the very northern border of Zambia.
Mporokoso, Zambia

Chilubula Mission

The first Catholic Mission to the Bemba people of Zambia still stands.
New York, New York

Hall of North American Mammals

Outstanding taxidermy dioramas showcase the grandeur of the continent's wildlife with spooky realism.
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Mercury House

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

Ndola Slave Tree

Once a meeting point for Swahili slave traders, this ancient tree is now a monument to those killed by the slave trade.
Mbala, Zambia

Mbala Old Prison

This old brick building has held everyone from prisoners of war to freedom fighters during its turbulent history.
Mbala, Zambia

Mbala Pioneer Cemetery

A small cemetery on a hill overlooking Mbala contains the history of the town's colonial past.
Solwezi, Zambia

Kifubwa Stream Rock Shelter

Rare pigmented engravings cover the walls of this Stone Age shelter.
Ndola, Zambia

Dag Hammarskjöld Crash Site

A memorial marks the spot where a plane crash killed several United Nations members on a peace mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Zombe, Zambia

Fort Zombe

The ruins of a massive World War I fort overlook the border between Zambia and Tanzania.
Zambia

Source of the Zambezi

Africa's fourth longest river originates from a burbling spring in a secluded stretch of woods.
Annapolis, Maryland

U.S.S. Agerholm Model

This 16-foot, intricately detailed model of the Gearing-class destroyer has been called the most detailed model ship ever built.
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Zanzibar's Night Market

After sunset the heart of Zanzibar's historic Stone Town neighborhood transforms into a culinary playground.
London, England

Boadicea and Her Daughters

A statue of the legendary Celtic warrior queen who fought the Roman invaders stands in one of the cities she once destroyed.
Bradenton, Florida

The Sea Hagg

An eclectic treasure trove of maritime marvels.
Serenje, Zambia

Kasanka Bat Migration

Zambia's smallest national park is home to one of the world's largest annual mammal migrations.
Lusaka, Zambia

Freedom Statue

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

Bare-Chested George Washington

Perhaps the most scandalous statue of America's first president.
Lusaka, Zambia

Zesco Cooling Tower

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