The Sahara Desert3,600,000 square miles (U.S.A. = 3,794,101 square miles)
Jamaa el Fna, a sprawling outdoor market in Marrakesh, Marocco
Aerial view of Durban, South Africa including Durban Yacht Harbour
Johannesburg, South Africa population: 1,009,035
Lagos Island Business District Lagos, Nigeriapopulation: 7,937,932
Satellite View of Lake Tanganyikathe world’s 2nd largest freshwater lake by volume, located in 4 countries:Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Tanzania and Zambia
The Twin Spiral Monument located in Yaoundé, Cameroon, commemorates the independence ofBritish Cameroon in 1960 and the reunification of British and French Cameroon in 1972, the year the monument was built.
View of Luanda, the capital city of AngolaIn 2011, Luanda was ranked as the most expensive city in the world for visitors and expatriates to live in, surpassing New York City, London and Tokyo.
The Mombasa “Tusks” in Mombasa, Kenya (population c. 1 million) are symbolic representations of entrance into the heart of the city. The tusks were built to commemorate the visit of Queen Elizabeth to the (then) town in 1952
The ancient Roman amphitheatre of KOM AL-DIKKA,dating from the 2nd century AD, recently unearthed and restored in Alexandria, Egypt.
A resort hotel in Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt, on the tip of the SinaiPeninsula. This hotel is one of 91 luxury resort hotels in this city of 35,000.
The slums (also called “shanty towns) outside of Capetown, South Africa. As of 2005, approximately 1 billion people,1/6 of the world’s population, lives in shanty towns or slums.
Two gorillas fighting. Gorillas live in the wild in certain areas within the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda inequatorial Africa. These are the only places on Earth where Gorillas are found living in the wild.
The legendary Djingareyber (“Jing-gar-ray-ber”) mosque in Timbuktu, Mali. This giant structure, dating from the14th century AD, is made out of wood and mud. The mosque is listed as one of the United Nations’ World Heritage Sites.
A satellite view of Lake Victoria in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya,the largest lake in Africa and the largest tropical lake in the world.In surface area, it is the second largest freshwater lake in the world, second only in size to Lake Superior in the United States.
The “Stone Forest” on the island of Madagascar,off the southeastern coast of Africa. This geological formation has become a major tourist attraction in recent years.
Guinea Fowl, native to sub-Saharan Africa, have been introduced to many places around the world.