Aneho Activities

Trip Start Nov 23, 2011
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Trip End Jan 07, 2012


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Thursday, December 29, 2011

Aneho: (1 day)

Located 45 km East of Lome, Togo's colonial capital until 1920, famous for it’s colonial architecture. Historically it was called "Little Popo" and was of a Portuguese slave port and a commercial center.  In the 1880s it became the German capital of Togo, which later got transferred to Lome in 1897. The city is a center for voodoo culture and the people rely on the fishing and farming industries.

            Transportation: Taxi to and from Lome

Marche des Feticheurs: A fetish market, one will see tables covered in

animal parts for the purpose of concocting medicines.  This market will provide some insight into the cultural similarities between Togo and Benin (shared voodoo culture).

            Peter and Paul Church: 19th c.

            Protestant Church

            German Cemetery: A unique look at the city’s colonial history

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