Total Eclipses of the Sun:
102 Countries Visited by
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|The country number is the order of the visits|
|Countries in Green have disputed sovereignty or are a colony claimed by another country|
|Only legal visits are counted|
|Multiple visits during one trip count as a single visit|
|Airport transit stops (including USA which has no transit facilities) are not counted as visits|
|Country of residence (United Kingdom) is not included|
|102||New Zealand||Auckland : National Museum : |
Maori village guardians.
|101||South Korea||Seoul : Gyeongbokgung Palace : Gyeonghoeru Pavilion : |
Gyeonghoeru Pavilion is set in an artificial (frozen in late 2022) lake.
Including Iraqi Kurdistan
|Karbala : Shrine of Hussein : |
The tomb is covered with gold, silver and precious stones and inscribed with verses from the Quran.
|99||Saudi Arabia||Mecca : Great Mosque : Kaaba : |
The Kaaba marks the direction (qibla) for all Muslim prayers.
|98||Qatar||Doha : Corniche : |
The Corniche by night.
|97||Kuwait||Kuwait City : Mubarakiya Souq : |
Shop selling dates.
|96||Israel / Palestine
Including the Palestinian territories of the West Bank
|East Jerusalem : Jerusalem : Citadel : |
View of the Dome of the Rock and the Church of Mary Magdelane.
|95||Jordan||Jerash : Forum : |
The oval Forum viewed in 2019 overlooked by the modern city.
|94||Canada||Toronto : Inuit Art Gallery : |
"Legend of the Blind Man and the Bear" by Pootoogook, 1959.
|93||Iceland||Reykjavik : Hellgrimskirkja : |
The tower dominates Hellgrimskirkja.
|92||Andorra||Pas de la Casa : |
|91||Brunei||Bander Seri Begawan : Kampong Air : Tamoi Mosque : |
Kampon Tamoi Mosque overlooks the water village.
|90||Lebanon||Bekaa Valley : Baalbek : Temple of Jupiter : |
The Temple of Jupiter.
|89||Ireland||Dublin : General Post Office : |
The General Post Office is the scene of the 1916 Uprising.
Including Aegina island
|Thessaloniki : |
The sea front.
Independent but claimed by Serbia
|Pristina : Nene Tereza : |
Statue of Skenderbej, national hero of Albanians
|86||Malta||Mdina : Natural History Museum : |
|85||Liechtenstein||Balzers : |
The wide valley around Balzers.
|84||Australia||New South Wales : Sydney : Opera House : |
The Sydney Opera House.
|83||Armenia||Khor Virap : |
The Monastery of Khor Virap with Mount Ararat across the border in Turkey.
|82||Georgia||Tbilisi : Old City : |
A group of churches in the Old City.
|81||Azerbaijan||Baku : Palace of the Shirvanshahs : |
The Flame Tower from the palace which is built on the highest point of the old city.
|80||Ethiopia||Amhara : Gondar : Debre Berhan Selassie Church : |
The main entrance used by priests.
|79||Bahrain||Manama : |
The Yateen Mosque in central Manama reflected in a modern glass building.
|78||Iran||Tehran : Bazaar : |
Man working on a Persian carpet in a shop.
|77||Hungary||Budapest : Parliament Building : |
The upper chamber.
|76||Romania||Transylvania : Brasov : |
The historic centre of Brasov.
|75||Moldova||Cricova : Cricova Wine Tunnels : |
Large oak barrels for maturing wine at the underground winery.
|74||Ukraine||Pyrohovo : Pyrohovo Village Museum : |
Autumn colours and traditional thatched buildings.
Including Hong Kong (post 1997)
|Shaanxi : Imperial Tombs : Tomb of Qin Shi Huang : Terracotta Warriors : |
The front line.
|72||Monaco||Monaco : La Condamine : |
The port of Monaco is overlooked by the densely packed buildings of La Condamine.
|71||Uzbekistan||Bukhara : Char Minar : |
The Char Minar (1807) was a gatehouse, later converted to a madressa.
|70||Tajikistan||Pamir Plain : Murghab : |
Sheep grazing near Murghab.
|69||Kyrgyzstan||Song Kol : |
Summer encampment of yurts at Song Kol.
|68||Kazakhstan||Almaty : Monument to Independence : |
The Golden Man at the Monument to Independence is a symbol of the country.
|67||United Arab Emirates
|Emirate of Sharjah : Sharjah : Museum of Islamic Civilisation : |
The museum is set in a former souq.
|66||Yemen||Kawkaban : |
View of Shibam and Thilla from Jebel Kawkaban.
|65||Oman||Muscat : Old City : Royal Palace : |
The Royal Palace is a unique building.
|64||Serbia||Belgrade : Nicola Tesla Museum : |
Electrical demonstration at the Nicola Tesla Museum.
|63||Montenegro||Budvar : |
The old walled town on the coast.
|62||Albania||Kruja : Kruja Fort : |
The watchtower dominates the fort.
Previously known as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
|Mavrovo National Park : |
Mavrovo National Park.
|60||Bulgaria||Veliko Tarnovo : |
Veliko Tarnovo is set on a gorge. It was the former capital of the country.
|59||Turkey||Termessos : Theatre : |
The theatre is set in a spectacular natural amphitheatre.
|58||Lithuania||Vilnius : Old City : |
Curved narrow street.
|57||Latvia||Riga : |
1940s style cafe.
|56||Russia||St Petersburg : Winter Palace : |
The green and gold Winter Palace was home of the tzars between 1762 and 1917 and has 1057 rooms and 117 staircases.
|55||Finland||Porvoo : |
Wooden houses along the river.
|54||Estonia||Tallinn : Toompea : |
View of the lower old town of Tallinn from Toompea Hill.
|53||Tunisia||El Jem : Colosseum : |
The colosseum in El Jem was the third largest in the Roman world with a capacity of 30,000.
|52||Tanzania||Serengeti National Park : |
|51||Kenya||Amboseli National Park : |
Mount Kilimanjaro overlooking Amboseli National Park and a lone elephant.
|50||Zambia||Mosi-o-Tunya : |
The magnificent Mosi-o-Tunya (also known as Victoria Falls).
|49||Zimbabwe||Zambezi River : |
Sunset on the Zambezi River.
|48||South Africa||Cape of Good Hope : Boulders : |
Nesting African Penguin with chick.
Including the Srpska Republic
|Sarajevo : |
The old town has a Turkish feel.
|46||Croatia||Split : Diocletian Palace : |
The Old City is centred on the Roman era palace of Diocletian (245 - 313), built in 300 for his retirement.
|45||Slovenia||Ljubljana : Triple Bridge : |
The Triple Bridge is a symbol of the city.
|44||Austria||Vienna : Hofburg Palace : Museum of Musical Instruments : |
Violin owned by Johanne Strauss.
|43||Slovakia||Bratislava : Castle : |
Bratislava Castle dates from the 15th century and sits 100m above the River Danube.
|42||Poland||Krakow : Rynek Glowny : Cloth Hall : |
The 16th century Cloth Hall.
|41||Czech Republic||Prague : Staromestske Namesti : Astronomical Clock : |
The beautiful astronomical clock dates from 1410.
|40||Portugal||Evora : Church of Sao Fransisco : |
The Ossuary Chapel is lined with the bones of thousands of people.
|39||Uruguay||Fray Bentos : Barrio Anglo : El Anglo Museum : |
The El Anglo Museum is on the site of the old British meat packing factory.
|38||Paraguay||Itagua : |
A sample of beautiful Nanduti lace from the village of Itagua.
|37||Argentina||Los Missiones : San Ignacio Mini : |
Detail from the gate of the ruined Jesuit mission.
|36||Brazil||Amazon Region : River Amazon : |
Settlement on the banks of the Amazon, the world's longest river (6275km).
|35||Venezuela||Los Llanos : |
|34||Norway||Central Norway : |
Norway's wild central plateau.
|33||Sweden||Stockholm : Skansen : |
Skansen, an open-air folk museum on one of Stockholm's islands.
Including the Faroe Islands
|Zealand : Roskilde : Roskilde Cathedral : |
|31||India||Uttar Pradesh : Agra : Itimad-ud-Daula Tomb : |
The tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah is the oldest Moghul tomb made entirely of marble.
|30||Belize||Belize City : |
Waiting for the bus outside a shop.
|29||Guatemala||Lake Atitlan : |
Toliman Volcano (3158m) over Lake Atitlan.
|28||El Salvador||Cojutepeque : |
A stall selling pupusas, tortillas filled with cheese.
|27||Honduras||Western Hills : |
Busy bar in the western hills.
|26||Nicaragua||Lake Nicaragua : Ometepe Island : Moyagalpa : |
Moyagalpa is a small lakeside village.
|25||Costa Rica||Arenal : |
Rural scene with Arenal Volcano (1633m) erupting.
|24||Panama||Panama Canal : |
Ship passing through the the Panama Canal.
|23||Colombia||San Agustin : Archaeological Park : Mesita A : |
The 3rd Century tomb has a central guard flanked by two warriors.
Including the Galapagos Islands
|Cuenca : |
Ortega's Panama hat factory. The hats originated in Ecuador and were made famous during the building of the Panama Canal.
|21||Peru||Machu Picchu : |
Machu Picchu is set in front of the peak, Huayna Picchu, 300m higher.
|20||Bolivia||Central Highlands : |
Llamas are adapted for life on the highlands at 3500m.
Including Easter Island
|Easter Island : Rano Raraku : |
Moai in Rano Raraku Crater.
|18||San Marino||San Marino : |
San Marino is Europe's oldest republic.
|17||Vatican City||The Vatican : Vatican Museum : |
The Vatican Museum, previously a palace.
|Tuscany : Florence : Ponte Vecchio : |
The River Arno and the 14th Century Ponte Vecchio.
Java, Bali, Sumatra, Sulawesi
|Java : Jogjakarta : Kraton : |
Vocalists with a Gamalan orchestra.
|14||Malaysia||Peninsular : Cameron Highlands : |
|13||Singapore||Singapore : Raffles Hotel : |
|12||Germany||Brandenburg : Potsdam : Cecilienhof : |
Cecilienhof was the location of the Potsdam Confernece in 1945.
|11||Netherlands||Amsterdam : |
|10||Luxembourg||Luxembourg : |
Cobbled streets in the old city.
|9||Belgium||Brussels : Grand Square : |
The Grand Square is the centre of Brussels.
|8||Mexico||Ferderal District : Teotihuacan : Avenue of the Dead : Pyramid of the Moon : |
View from the pyramid.
|7||United States of America
California, Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, Utah, Arizona, Nevada
|Arizona : Navajo Nation : Monument Valley : Monument Valley Tribal Park : |
View of the Three Buttes in late afternoon.
|6||Switzerland||Geneva : |
View over Geneva, the largest city in the French speaking region of the country.
|5||France||Paris : |
Misty view over Paris, the capital of France, dominated by the Eiffel Tower.
|4||Morocco||Tangiers : Medina : |
Seated man in traditional dress.
UK colony claimed by Spain
|The Rock : |
A Barbary Ape, the most famous animal on the Rock.
|2||Spain||Andalusia : Ronda : |
The town of Ronda sits on a steep 130m high outcrop.
|1||Pakistan||Punjab : Lahore : Old City : |
Preparing sweets for a wedding.