Known as Iguazu Falls, Iguassu or Iguaçu Falls, the immense waterfall on the Iguazu River is the symbol of Brazil. The fabulous spectacle that water makes by creating a water curtain formed by exactly 275 individual waterfalls has awed locals and tourists for centuries.
The Afro – Brazilian Museum is perhaps one of the first contemporary museums worldwide, which aims to obliterate racial differences, while reserving a prominent place for African culture. It is located in the Ibirapuera Park in Sao Paulo.
One of the natural wonders of Brazil, the Enchanted Cave or Gruta das Encantadas in Portoguese, is located in the southern part of the island known as the Honey Island (Ilha do Mel). The cave walls have been formed by a type of rock called migmatite.
The Church of Panagia tis Aggeloktistis stands in the Village of Kiti, in the Larnaca province of Cyprus. It was built in the 11th century over the ruins of a 5th century early Christian basilica. The interior of the church is covered in paintings rapidly done in watercolour on wet plaster.
In the village of Lagoudera, at the foothills of the Troodos Mountain, you can visit the Church of Panagia Tou Araka. It is one of ten churches in Cyprus that are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The interior of the church is covered in paintings of extraordinary quality, the most complete series of frescoes of the Middle Byzantine period here.
Want to know how the brave new world came into being? Step back a few centuries and visit the Cape Coast Castle in Ghana. Now a museum, Cape Coast Castle is one of the about 40 slave castles or large trading posts built by European traders and colonists.