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Kunene Region, Namibia

Twyfelfontein

Ancient artists in the middle of nowhere.
Namibia

Tropic of Capricorn Crossing

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

Quiver Tree Forest

A rare cluster of alien-like plants grows along a dusty highway.
Sossusvlei, Namibia

Dead Vlei

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

Kolmanskop Ghost Town

The remains of diamond fever taken over by the desert.
Tandjouare, Togo

Nok Caves

Hidden dwellings in the cliffsides of North Togo used by local Moba tribes to evade 18th-century slave traders.
Lome, Togo

Akodessewa Fetish Market

The Voodoo Superstore of the world.
Soweto, South Africa

Mandela House

Nelson Mandela lived here with his family from 1946 until his arrest in 1962.
Wilderness, South Africa

Map of Africa

A beautiful viewpoint on the Garden Route overlooking a naturally-occurring outline of Africa.
Johannesburg, South Africa

Top of Africa

One of the tallest buildings in Africa provides a great view of Johannesburg's unique geography.
Soweto, South Africa

Orlando Towers

Two giant painted cooling towers make for one of the world’s most epic bungee jumps.
L'Agulhas, South Africa

Cape Agulhas Marker

This small monument marks the divide between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans at the southernmost tip of Africa.
Gansbaai, South Africa

Shark Cage Diving in Gansbaai

An odd little fishing town that is inundated by tourists looking to be locked up in a cage and surrounded by great white sharks, because why not?
Johannesburg, South Africa

Neighbourgoods Market

A growing popular hipster market with over 100 local specialties and live music.
Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Cango Caves

Largest cave system in Africa.
Ehlanzeni, South Africa

Bourke's Luck Potholes

Raging waters have created a strange geological site that looks like something off of a progressive rock album cover.
Cape Town, South Africa

Macassar Beach Pavilion

An abandoned water park overtaken by the dunes.
Cape Town, South Africa

District Six Museum

A sobering account of the vibrant multicultural neighborhood that was destroyed under apartheid.
Cape Town, South Africa

Bo Kaap

Formerly known as the Malay Quarter, Bo Kaap is a colorfully-painted suburb located in the “Mother City” of South Africa.
Cape Town, South Africa

Boulders Beach Penguin Sanctuary

This African beach is home to thousands of rare mainland penguins that are known for their annoying voice.
Cape Town, South Africa

Chapman's Peak Drive

This road winds through the steep coastal cliffside offering spectacular views for those who brave the drive.