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Chemin des esclaves view of the marshes.  
   

Chemin des esclaves view of the marshes.

Ouidah, Benin, and the lovely sunset.
Big juicy prawn pasta with tomato and ginger!!!

November 23rd 2008
Benin, Benin, a stable democracy and what seems to be a good president investing in healthcare and education. lots of NGOs working all over the place,roads are crumbling and it doesn't seem any much better than it's dictator ridden neighbour that get no funding whatsoever, ok, not looking at numbers, just the visible signs. Granted, Lome in neighbouring Togo is really not tidy, if you see what I m ... read more
Africa » Benin » South » Ouidah

Beninese Flag Present day Benin was the site of Dahomey, a prominent West African kingdom that rose in the 15th century. The territory became a French Colony in 1872 and achieved independence on 1 August 1960, as the Republic of Benin. A succession of military gov... ... read more
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