Benin
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Country

Benin

Currency

West African CFA. 1 = 630 - 655 CFA

Fuel costs

380CFA

Places to stay/camp

We camped at Auberge du Grand Popo (in Grand Popo) and Auberge Du Jardin (in Ouida), both on the beach, and both costing about 2500CFA pppn.
The accommodation options at Porto Novo were dismal.
Other information Visa $20 at border, no problems.  Fairly aggressive local tried to order us where to park and was offended when we didn't want to use his'border services'.  Tried to take 10,000CFA pp as an exit tax at border with Nigeria, Lagos- we didn't pay it.

Overall rating

Friendly and interesting country, but we didn't get to explore up to the north at all.