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  • March 29 - PORTO NOVO, CAPE VERDE ISLANDS Today the ship is moored near the volcanic island Santa Antão, the farthest west and north island in the Cape Verde archipeglio. The rising sun lights up the towering peaks. [img=https://photos Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 10 | Mar 30, 2019
  • Santiago Island's Best BeachSo, if point A is Praia and point B is Tarrafal at the other end of the Santiago Island the 70km distance is going to take approximately two hours. It might involve a change of vehicles in the second largest Posted by assenczo in Gentle introduction to West Africa | Mar 17, 2018
  • Homeward bound[center] Baskets for sale in the hotel giftshop[/center] We were due to be picked up for our transfer to the airport at 13.15 and had planned a leisurely breakfast followed by a Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's travels | Feb 27, 2018
  • Carnival day[center] On their way to the carnival[/center] Our last day on Santiago, and we had planned a leisurely start to the day, so of course ironically we were both awake early. No dou Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's travels | Feb 25, 2018
  • More island history[center] Cidade Velha from the Fortaleza Real de Sao Filipe[/center] Today we had another tour booked with the excellent Luis, so after breakfast we met up with him in the hotel Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's travels | Feb 24, 2018
  • Sunday in Praia[center] Old house in Plateau, Praia[/center] [float=right][img= thumb= Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's travels | Feb 22, 2018
  • An island tour[center] Landscape north of Praia[/center] While our bed at the Hotel Perola was very comfortable, we both woke early because of some noise on the road outside - the perils of a Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's travels | Feb 20, 2018
  • Where hurricanes are born[center] Local boatmen battling the surf[/center] We awoke to another very windy day. It is in the Cape Verde islands that some of the most notorious hurricanes of the Caribbean Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's travels | Feb 19, 2018
  • A winter break===Prelude=== [center] Beach walkway on Sal [/center] For various reasons we had left it late to book a February escape from the UK winter, and because of commitments at home Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's travels | Feb 18, 2018
  • Island hopping in Cabo VerdeI spent two weeks in [[|Cabo Verde ]]where we hiked on the islands of Sao Vicente, Santo Antao and Santiago. Santo Antao and Santiago offer excellent hiking opportunities - from green Ribeiras to mountains shrouded i Posted by grizzly99 in Adventures around the World | Nov 11, 2016
  • The Case Against Flying[float=right][/float]I think that I’ve mentioned it a few times already: I consider flying as cheating. So, since I’ve just retu Posted by askgudmundsen in West Africa Road Blog | Jun 9, 2016
  • In a Volcano's ShadowIt came as a complete shock. No-one had told me. Sure, they had explained that the price of the minibus had more than doubled because a recent eruption had taken out the road, but that as the only mention of Posted by askgudmundsen in West Africa Road Blog | Jun 4, 2016
  • When Travel doesn’t Go According to Plan[float=right][/float]It’s three o’clock in the Posted by askgudmundsen in West Africa Road Blog | Jun 2, 2016
  • Cape Verde[img=h Posted by sarahisland in Cape Town to Dublin | May 20, 2015
  • The Gambia and Cape VerdeFrom Gambia we sailed for two days up the coast of Africa to The Gambia, a small, narrow country surrounded by Senegal and named after The Gambia River which flows through its middle. We docked in the capital Posted by HopeEakins in Sailing Around the World with TEDS | Apr 22, 2013
  • Cape Verde Our last stop in Africa was at Mindelo, São Vincente, Cape Verde. Cape Verde is an archipelago of 10 main islands and 5 smaller islands, divided into 2 groups and together covering an area about the size of Posted by HopeEakins in Around the World with Bill and Hope | Apr 22, 2013
  • Dec 2010: Cape Verde - Santa AntaoLISBON Thanks to a lousy TAP connection we had to spend one day in Lisbon. Coming from a snowy and icy NL it was very pleasant to walk around in the beautiful city of Lisbon. [img= ca Posted by Marie-Jose in Marie-Jose going abroad | Dec 28, 2010
  • Cape Verde===Scout=== The last two days were special. The ship arrived at Cape Verde and I was asked to be a Scout for the upcoming excursions. A Scout is some kind of tour guide that tags along the trips that our passengers Posted by JazzyFizzl in Jas on AIDAVita | Oct 19, 2010
  • Tenerife & Days at sea===Tenerife=== The last stop of the Canary Islands was Santa Cruz @Tenerife. There were two divers and two snorkelers booked so I was the lucky third person to have a free day. Walkin Posted by JazzyFizzl in Jas on AIDAVita | Oct 16, 2010
  • Old World (Cape Verde)Clearly the voyage has gotten ahead of me – at least from the standpoint of “salty ruminations.” Perhaps, therefore, it makes sense to rotate my gaze backwards at the risk of turning into a pillar of salt. Regardless of the Posted by mpho3 in The Motion of Life in Water | Mar 29, 2008
  • Flying via LisbonWe go to the Cape Verdes quite often, and on the last two occasions we have missed connecting flights coming back from Sal to Lisbon. As we live in London it's not too much of a problem but a Posted by jamesensor in Travelling to the Cape Verdes | Jul 18, 2006

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