Dear parents (because let’s be honest — who else is going to watch these?):
Here are some YouTube videos we found recently from Benin. Enjoy!
First, here’s a nicely-produced introduction to Cotonou. It’s in French, but you can get a good visual sense of the city.
Now, here’s a less flattering depiction. Cotonou. Rush hour. Enough said.
Think driving couldn’t get any worse? Two words: rainy season.
Now you see why high clearance was of utmost importance in our car search.