Category: Benin

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In Nigeria 12

Into Nigeria

Nigeria gets all kinds of bad press. It has by far the largest population of any country in Africa – population estimates are as high as 180 million – and a booming economy and...

ouidah-building 0

Benin Voodoo in Ouidah and Abomey

Benin is famous for it’s voodoo culture, something I have been looking forward to checking out for a while now. I start out in the town of Ouidah, where an annual voodoo festival is...

The lower, sacred falls. 0

Cascade de Tanougou

Immediately outside the entrance gate of Pendjari park is Cascade de Tnaougou, a sacred sight for local people. I pay a 2,000CFA “community development fund / access fee” to the chief, and drive down...

Elephants! 7

Pendjari National Park

(Click any photo to view a slideshow of these images in a larger size) I put in a monster 16 hour day behind the wheel to drive the entire length of the country from...

On the beach in Cotonou 1

Into Benin

Leaving Lomé I follow the highway along the coast, and arrive to the major border crossing there with plenty of time left in the day. On the Togo side I hand in the Temporary...

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