Known as the driest desert in the world, the Atacama stretches 1,500 miles along the Andes Cordillera. Spectacular droughts help to preserve archaeological sites dating back to the origins of the indigenous Likan Antai people.
Siwa is an island in the middle of the desert where the Great Sand Sea comes to rest at the foot of the date palms. This large oasis, bordered by two lakes of turquoise blue, is unique in Egypt and attracts travelers in search of authenticity.
With its wide open spaces and pristine coastline, the province of KwaZulu-Natal has become one of the South Africa's eco-tourism havens. Away from the carefree atmosphere of its beaches, visitors witness the well-preserved flora and fauna.