- Middle east
The oldest salt caravan starts on Lake Assal, located in the heart of the Danakil desert, next to the Dallol Depression.
Lake Village Of Ganvié
Ten kilometers north of Cotonou, “the Venice of Africa”, Ganvié is a lakeside village in Benin on Lake Nokoué.
Every month, thousands of young men and women cross Djibouti from Ethiopia or Somalia to Saudi Arabia via Yemen. The journey is a perilous one, with the heat of the desert, the sometimes violent seas and the crossing of a country at war.
Traditional gold mining in eastern Burkina Faso can be a deadly occupation. Often dug by hand by local youths who are driven by necessity, the search for gold fuels fantasies at the risk of life.