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Get ready to have your mind blown. Photographer Jeff Attaway suspended a bridge camera from a kite line, and managed to capture a series of breathtaking photos of Dakar, Senegal from the air. Here's a view of this beautiful city from a vantage point that few have seen.

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All photos via Jeff Attaway/Flickr

The African Renaissance Monument in the Ouakam suburb of Dakar. It's a 160 ft (49 m) statue designed by Pierre Goudiaby, built between 2006 and 2010 by a North Korean company named Mansudae Overseas Projects.

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Mosque of Divinity, built by Mohamed Gorgui, a holy man, who received an order from the Lord in 1973 to build it.

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Living in a gun turret

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Roofs of Dakar

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Sediment

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Boats parked at the Soumbedioune fish market on Sunday

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Boats parking in front of the Mosque of Divinity

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Floor plan

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Green water and rocks

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Total recycling: Cows eat trash, we eat cows

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Curve

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Defense de Baiser

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Surfing from above

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Lake Retba (also known as Lac Rose), painted by a bacteria named Dunaliella salina

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Bonus: Here's a look at Attaway's gear

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