Blyde river canyon

The Three Rondavels

The best expert when it comes to aesthetic matters is Mother Nature herself. One can become convinced of this when visiting Blyde River Canyon, one of the greenest corners of the Earth. It's located in the northern part of the Drakensberg escarpment near a picturesque route to the north of Johannesburg, in the province of Mpumalanga in the Republic of South Africa.

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The mosque in Larabanga - one of the oldest mosques in Western Africa

This mosque was built solely with local materials over the course of hundreds of years. It has required constant protection, since rains and winds have weakened the structure and insects have infested the wooden elements. For a divine creation - built, according to legend, under the cover of night - it has had many worldly problems, but thankfully it hasn’t been forgotten.

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Fez

Fez is "hoe" in Arabic, and legend says that it was with this golden tool that the walls were marked out which encircle the city-fortress, one of the oldest continuously inhabited places on earth. Being here is like going several centuries back in time.

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Saint Catherine’s Monastery

The Saint Catherine’s Monastery was built in a spot where God revealed himself. For centuries there have been constant prayers behind its walls, and the burning bush - the plant in which God is said to have appeared to Moses in the midst of flames -has never taken root in any other corner of the globe, despite many attempts.

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