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In this episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast, producer Baudelaire Ceus talks with our host Dylan Thuras about his trip to Ganvie Lake Village in Benin, a place referred to as “the Venice of Africa.”

Our podcast is an audio guide to the world’s wondrous, awe-inspiring, strange places. In under 15 minutes, we’ll take you to an incredible site, and along the way you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories. Join us daily, Monday through Thursday, to explore a new wonder with cofounder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters.

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