Wonder what our West Africa Cruise is actually like? Follow along with Wanderer-in-Residence, Gary Arndt as he reviews week three of the sailing
Rugged and raw, friendly and fun
This tiny West African nation is steeped in culture and colonial history. It is believed that voodoo (locally referred to as vodun) originated in Benin and was introduced to the Caribbean and parts of North America by slaves taken from this particular area of the Slave Coast. About 60 percent of the population of Benin practice vodun.