Dahomey - A West African country that lies between Nigeria and Togo on the Gulf of Guinea and is now called the People's Republic of Benin.
Ouidah - A largely forgotten village in Benin, it was the main port when the slave trade flourished.
The Portuguese Fort - This is where Francisco is stationed when he arrives in Dahomey and it's noted that this is a major conduit for the slave trade.
Abomey - A town slightly inland from Ouidah where the King of Dahomey has his palace.
Anecho - A slave port in Dahomey west of Ouidah, where Francisco goes after he gets out of prison in Abomey.
Tapuitapera - The name of a sandstone hill in Brazil upon which the Cutinhos' beautiful sugar plantation home sits.
Bahia - This is a state in Brazil where Francisco goes after he is told to leave the...
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