A day and a night in Luanda, the world's most expensive city

By Claudio Silva, for CNNUpdated 1st August 2013
You can almost smell the money in Luanda ... once again ranked most expensive city in the world for expats.
An oil well off the Angolan coast -- the country is dripping with oil wealth and a lot of it ends up in Luanda.
An oil well off the Angolan coast -- the country is dripping with oil wealth and a lot of it ends up in Luanda.
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Most expensive city on the planet? Try living on the Luanda outskirts, like most of the city's population.
Most expensive city on the planet? Try living on the Luanda outskirts, like most of the city's population.
Boats docked in Luanda marina.
Boats docked in Luanda marina.
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Beach life ... free in Luanda.
Beach life ... free in Luanda.
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Angolan cuisine takes advantage of more than a thousand kilometers of coastline . Presumably these fish don't know how much they'll end up costing.
Angolan cuisine takes advantage of more than a thousand kilometers of coastline . Presumably these fish don't know how much they'll end up costing.
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