Porto-Novo, Red city

Porto-Novo, Red city

There are city names that make us dream, that epitomize a whole fantasy and exoticism. Porto-Novo is for me one of them. The name of this city resounding with charming Portuguese accents, although very African, always sounded rather fascinating to me and my encounter...
Kingdom of Bantè, the legend

Kingdom of Bantè, the legend

Fourteenth century. Bantè Kingdom is threatened by a pair of eagles that prey on newborns. A Nagô hunter delivers the village. Obiti, the hero, now King protector, moved to Bantè. Thus was born, according to oral tradition, the Nâgo dynasty of the sacred Forest....