Ganvie

Ganvie, Benin

Travel Blogs from Ganvie

Ganvie Travel Blogs (14)
A Short Stint in Benin., Ganvie, Benin travel blog

A Short Stint in Benin.

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren

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... in Benin. We believed, even though it was going to be a short stint, it was going to be a good one. So off to Ganvie stilt village for a boat ride. We had seen similar in Peru and Venezuela, but we didn't expect the extreme begging and nastiness that we ...

A Floating Village, Ganvie, Benin travel blog

A Floating Village

A travel blog entry by whereispatrick

... nbsp;      The floating village of Ganvie is one of the most interesting real estate aspects of Benin. In Ganvie, the local tribes of people literally live on the water. Their houses are constructed upon stilts which serve as the ...

Ganvie Village, Benin, December 14, 2007, Ganvie, Benin travel blog

Ganvie Village, Benin, December 14, 2007

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... to about 30,000 Tofinu tribe members, all of whom live in dwellings built about two meters above Lake Nokoue, Ganvie is one of Benin's leading tourist magnets.  The tribe allegedly came to this fishing-based lifestyle on the lake in the 1600s when ...

Ganvie, Ganvie, Benin travel blog

Ganvie

A travel blog entry by zaynazweena

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The height of a particularly wet rainy season may not actually be the most interesting time to visit a stilt village.  It was more like a village floating on the water but still really cool.  There's even a cute little rustic house-boatesque ...