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The History of the Dahomey Amazons

The History of the Dahomey Amazons

I first came across these phenomenal warriors when researching pre-colonial matriarchal societies in West Africa. Ordered to protect the Oba ( King) in the area of Yorubaland which is now... Read More
The Beauty of Cowry Shells

The Beauty of Cowry Shells

The work of visual artist Simone Leigh has been inspiring us a lot recently. These beautiful porcelain cowry shells that she makes are kind of meta, as the word Porcelain... Read More
6 Must See Nigerian Festivals

6 Must See Nigerian Festivals

There’s no place like Naija! more and more people are discovering the countries beauty and cultural riches, with travel to the region on a steady rise. For those daring enough... Read More
Doors of Zanzibar

Doors of Zanzibar

We literally spent days walking around Stone town just getting lost in the alleyways and taking pictures of all the intricate doors. We find getting lost is generally the best... Read More
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