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Let‘s All Go to the Beach: Cotonou, Benin (2007)

Episode 19
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The beaches of Contnou are almost deserted during the week, and packed on Sundays. The beach is a busy social scene where people talk and negotiate the price of fish but almost never swim. The water apparently is too dangerous; they’re afraid of drowning, despite the gifts proffered for protection to the local goddess, Mamy Wata.

Jean-Michel Vennemani
French and English


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