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23 Travel Destinations Where Your Ancestors Might Have Lived

When you discover you have roots somewhere, that place becomes more interesting to explore. For a chance to win a trip based on your genetic profile, buy a 23andMe kit at 23andMe.com or enter The Golden 23 Sweepstakes for free online. No purchase necessary, visit page for rules.

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2. Madagascar

Madagascar's baobab trees are also called upside-down trees because they look like their roots are sticking up in the air. They're gorgeous on their own, but if you also have roots in Madagascar, they take on new meaning.

22. Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

The incredible display of color inside this kaleidoscope mosque makes the building a truly remarkable example of Middle Eastern architecture. If a part of you is Middle Eastern, a trip to the mosque may mean that much more.

There are many wonderful places to visit on Earth, but they become outright magical when you realize you have roots in those places. For a chance to win a trip based on your genetic profile, buy a 23andMe kit at 23andMe.com or enter for free online.*

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