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La légende dit que la population qui a fondé Ganvié a fui les rois d'Abomey et leur règne brutal au 17ème siècle, la guerre et la traite des esclaves. Étant donné que les soldats du roi ne savaient pas nager, ils ont construit un village sur l'eau pour se mettre à l'abri des persécuteurs.

The legend says that the people who have build Ganvié fled the kings of Abomey and their brutal rule in the 17th century because of war and slave trade. Since the king's soldiers could not swim, they built a village on the water...

Model: NIKON D700
Date taken: vendredi 10 avril 2009 16:36:07
Exposure time [s]: 1/400
Exposure program: Normal
Exposure mode: Auto
Exposure bias [EV]: 0,0
F-Number: F11,0
Focal length [mm]: 32
ISO value: 200
Flash: Not fired
Metering mode: Multi-segment
White balance: Manual

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