List of World Heritage Sites in Africa
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has designated 129 World Heritage Sites in Africa. These sites are located in 37 countries (also called "state parties").<...
List of World Heritage Sites in Africa - Wikipedia
19 Things To Know Before You Go To Tunis
1. Old Tunis is really old. You can still visit the ruins of Carthage, now a suburb of Tunis, and the empire’s ancient port is also well preserved. Some of the most impressive works of art from this p...
Russian Archaeologists Unearth Legendary White Walls of Memphis
According to Manetho, an ancient Egyptian historian and priest of the 3rd century BC, Memphis once carried the name Ineb-hedj, meaning ‘White Walls’. Some historians maintain that the city was named ...
"Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe border"
360 spherical panorama. "Victoria" - is one of the most unusual waterfalls in the world. It is created by the Zambezi River that suddenly plummets into a narrow, 100-meters deep chasm. At the same tim...
A city lost in time
Imagine a city lost in time following years of war. Christiane Amanpour has more on the story of Leptis Magna, an abandoned UNESCO World Heritage site in Libya.
Tunis attack: Gunmen kill tourists in museum raid
Seven foreign tourists and a Tunisian have been killed in an attack on a museum in the Tunisian capital, officials say.
Hannibal - Ancient History
Hannibal was one of history's most noted tacticians...as he used his sizable army and elephant brigades to cross the Alps and torment the Romans in the Second Punic War.
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela - Ethiopia
In the heart of Ethiopia is situated one of its holiest towns, known as Lalibela, where a group of eleven monolithic rock-hewn churches stand. They are the biggest monolithic temples in the world, and
Virunga - Gorillas In Peril
Virunga: Gorillas in Peril is a behind the scenes look at the Academy Award nominated Netflix original documentary, Virunga, from Executive Producer Leonardo DiCaprio. Hosted by Soledad O'Brien, go in...
The incredible Senegambian Stone Circles
Throughout human history, mankind has been passionate about building impressive monuments. Very often, this is achieved by building something that is the largest, highest, longest, most expensive, etc
Take a Dip in the Devil’s Pool
Located at the edge of the Victoria Falls lies one of the most unique swimming experiences there exists on earth. Call it Nature’s wild infinity pool or a nightmare come true. The Devil’s Pool in Zamb...
The Retreat Selous: An enchanting refuge in Tanzania
The Retreat Selous is an all-suite tented lodge, an enchanting refuge situated in wild bush on the banks of the Ruaha River, Tanzania. Your suite is one of just twelve in this remote haven in the Nort...
Exploring the Old Port City of Essaouira, Morocco
Formerly known as Mogador, the city was a trading post for centuries, rebuilt in its current form by Mohammed III in 1764. With one eye on Europe and a need for a port close to Marrakesh, Mohammed III...
Thebes, Egypt - THEBES Egypt
Thebes is the legendary necropolis on the River Nile's eastern shore. Two impressive 18m high Colossus Of Memnon watch over the entrance. On the opposite sid...
Lalibela
The 11 medieval monolithic cave churches of this 13th-century 'New Jerusalem' are situated in a mountainous region in the heart of Ethiopia near a traditiona...
Magonids
The Magonids were a political dynasty of Ancient Carthage from 550 BCE to 340 BCE. The dynasty was first established under Mago I, under whom Carthage became preeminent among the Phoenician colonies...
Fort Jesus
Fort Jesus (Forte Jesus de Mombaça) is a Portuguese fort built in 1591 by order of King Philip I of Portugal (King Philip II of Spain), then ruler of the joint Portuguese and Spanish Kingdoms, located...
Fort Jesus - Wikipedia
19 Things To Know Before You Go To Tunis
1. Old Tunis is really old. You can still visit the ruins of Carthage, now a suburb of Tunis, and the empire’s ancient port is also well preserved. Some of the most impressive works of art from this p...
Zaouia Moulay Idriss II
4°58′29.00″W / 34.0648472°N 4.9747222°W / 34.0648472; -4.9747222The Zaouia Moulay Idriss II is a zaouia (shrine) in Fes, Morocco, dedicated to and tomb of Moulay Idriss II, w...
Battle of Carthage (698)
The Battle of Carthage was fought in 698 between a Byzantine expeditionary force and the armies of the fifth Umayyad Caliphate. Having lost Carthage to the Muslims, Emperor Leontius sent the navy u...
Battle of Carthage (698) - Wikipedia
Russian Archaeologists Unearth Legendary White Walls of Memphis
According to Manetho, an ancient Egyptian historian and priest of the 3rd century BC, Memphis once carried the name Ineb-hedj, meaning ‘White Walls’. Some historians maintain that the city was named ...
"Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe border"
360 spherical panorama. "Victoria" - is one of the most unusual waterfalls in the world. It is created by the Zambezi River that suddenly plummets into a narrow, 100-meters deep chasm. At the same tim...
Ancient Carthage
The Carthaginian Republic, also known as the Carthaginian Empire (alternatively "Carthaginian hegemony", or simply "Carthage") was the Phoenician city-state of Carthage and its sphere of influence, ...
Ancient Carthage - Wikipedia
Saint Louis Cathedral, Carthage
Saint Louis Cathedral (French: La cathédrale Saint-Louis de Carthage) is an old Roman Catholic cathedral located in Carthage, Tunisia.Situated on the peak of Byrsa Hill and near the ruins of the a...
Saint Louis Cathedral, Carthage - Wikipedia
A city lost in time
Imagine a city lost in time following years of war. Christiane Amanpour has more on the story of Leptis Magna, an abandoned UNESCO World Heritage site in Libya.
Hannibal - Ancient History
Hannibal was one of history's most noted tacticians...as he used his sizable army and elephant brigades to cross the Alps and torment the Romans in the Second Punic War.
Pyramid of Khafre
The Pyramid of Khafre, also known as the Pyramid of Chephren, is the second-tallest and second-largest of the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids of Giza and the tomb of the Fourth-Dynasty pharaoh Khafre (Chefr...
Pyramid of Khafre - Wikipedia