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Highlights of Africa

Victoria Falls, Zambia & Zimbabwe The mighty Victoria Falls is worth crossing the continent for, whether it's to laze in the aptly named Devil's Pool (take the precarious walk, literally out across the top of the falls to this natural infinity pool, to see…

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Highlights of Morocco

Djemaa El Fna Everywhere you look in Marrakesh’s main square (pronounced 'jema' – the 'd' is silent), you’ll discover drama in progress. The hoopla and halqa (street theatre) have been non-stop here since the 11th century. Until a few decades ago, it hosted a…

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Pyramid of Khufu

Size The Great Pyramid, the largest of the three, was built by the pharaoh Khufu and rises to a height of 146 meters (481 feet) with a base length of more than 230 meters (750 feet) per side. The greatest difference in…

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The Great Pyramids of Giza

One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World The last remaining of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, the great pyramids of Giza are perhaps the most famous and discussed structures in history. These massive monuments were unsurpassed in height…

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