Benin

Country number:
183
Territory number:
228
"What more profit a man if he has all the wealth in the world but loses his quality and value as a human being?"
Oba Godo (First Ogiso of the Benin Kingdom)

Tales from Benin

Benin, the Home of Voodoo - in a Nutshell

There are chic beachside restaurants and bars with some excellent food.
There are chic beachside restaurants and bars with some excellent food.
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Ganvie and Cotonou - The Tourist Hotspots of Benin - West African Journey Part 25

Ganvie is “The Venice of Africa”, a group of villages floating in a lake just outside Cotonou;
Ganvie is “The Venice of Africa”, a group of villages floating in a lake just outside Cotonou;
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Why Was Benin Known As the Slave Coast? - West African Journey Part 24

Ouidah is famous for The Route d’Esclaves (Slave Road), shortly to be awarded UNESCO status which tracks the whole sorry slave journey
Ouidah is famous for The Route d’Esclaves (Slave Road), shortly to be awarded UNESCO status which tracks the whole sorry slave journey
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What is Voodoo and Where to See It? - West African Journey Part 23

Modern day Togo and Benin are the joint homes of the Voodoo religion. Voodoo is practised by about a fifth of the population
Modern day Togo and Benin are the joint homes of the Voodoo religion. Voodoo is practised by about a fifth of the population
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