Voodoo gets a bad wrap in Hollywood flicks. It's often depicted with stick pin dolls and black magic. In reality, voodoo or voudun as its known in West Africa is a religion, that's accompanied by a variety of rituals.
And for those who might wish to explore voodoo in that context, there's the Cradle of Voodoo Tour. The British tourism agency Explore! offers a cultural excursion to the countries of Benin, Togo, and Burkina Faso.
The first stop is a chance to see voodoo customs up close at what's called a fetish market - it's located right in the heart of the capital of Togo.
And the name of that capital city IS?