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Python Temple  

Python Temple

The Dahomey worship pythons as God, or at least the animal closest to God. So this is a python sanctuary. The pythons are free to leave and the city people bring them back when they find them. Its the only place in Africa where Ive seen people NOT generally terrified of snakes.
Ghana Togo Benin & Niger - jungle to desert

December 10th 2010
“Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.” -Joseph Campbell Ghana Ghana Ghana! Home to the Black Stars, Kofi Anan, Kwame Nkrumah, the golden Ashanti Empire, beautiful tropical beaches in the south and elephant-filled high plains in the north. From the horrors of colonization and slavery that played out on Ghana ... read more
Africa » Niger

Nigerien Flag Not until 1993, 33 years after independence from France, did Niger hold its first free and open elections. A 1995 peace accord ended a five-year Tuareg insurgency in the north. Coups in 1996 and 1999 were followed by the creation of a National Reconc... ... read more
24th December 2010

Cali's distant relatives :o)
27th December 2010

Awesome picture
That's so cool Alyssa what an amazing place! Merry Christmas and hopefully we talk soon! Love you be safe!

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