During WW2, Casablanca was a large staging area for all American aircraft and the setting for the classic Hollywood love story. To take advantage of the publicity surrounding the Allied invasion of North Africa, Hollywood hastened the release of the motion picture.
Africa is so big and has so many cultures, it defies description. One can only safely talk about the individual nations, who themselves are divided up from ancient tribes.
Read about all of the countries in Africa here.
Senegal: Inside a 60,000 seat stadium, elaborate preparation and swagger as two contestants enter the ring for La Lutte, or The Struggle, a popular sport in West Africa.
Mafia Island is located off the coast of Tanzania, not as famous as its neighbor Zanzibar, but full of interesting beaches and migrating turtles to observe.
A trip on a decrepit railroad line between Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya, which was dubbed “The Lunatic Line,” and has been replaced by a modern train.
A visit to the Fetish healer at the Fetish market in Lome, the capital of Togo, West Africa, discovering dead animal bodies and skulls believed to heal.
Barbaig Nomads of Tanzania, who create arrows and artwork from discarded scrap metal that they melt down to reuse. Visiting the tribe in their village.