If you are visiting Fogo, or passing through on the way to Brava, a visit to the caldera is a must. The landscape is extraordinary, more like a moonscape. Pico do Fogo, the highest mountain in Cape Verde towers over you. There are people living in the caldera, there are restaurants and hotels too and […]
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The eastern islands of Cape Verde are relatively flat with long stretches of beautiful soft sandy beaches. The western islands, however, are more mountainous and with a more rugged coastline. So whatever your preference, there is something for you in Cape Verde. This picture was taken on the island of Brava, which is sometimes known […]
Cape Verdean Minister Fernando Elísio Freire announced recently that from 1 January 2019, European visitors to Cape Verde no longer require a visitor’s visa. The exemption is for 32 countries, also including Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Lichtenstein. The Cape Verde government first announced the intention to introduce this exemption for European visitors in the Spring […]
Christmas is almost here. One way it is celebrated in Santa Maria on the island of Sal is with this scene in the town square. Mary, Joseph and the baby in lights. All around the town there are illuminated stars and a feeling that Christmas is coming.
Australian author Nazam Anhar contacted us to help promote his pirate adventure novel Scrimshaw. The story is set largely on the Cape Verde Islands. English schoolboy Nathan Whitford is taken captive by a notorious pirate and must find a way to escape the ship. He makes a dangerous journey from the island of São Nicolau […]
Hermínia Ribeiro the deputy director of the Instituto Marquês de Valle Flôr (IMVF) has been on the island of Maio this month. The IMVF became a Non-Governmental Development Organisation (NGDO) in 1988 in São Tomé and Principe. The IMVF is an organisation for development and cooporation and in the 1990’s extended its work to other […]
São Vicente is one of the most westerly of the Cape Verde islands. Not only does it possess lovely beaches, but there are also green hills in São Vicente. The capital of the island is Mindelo, which is a mecca for artists, musicians and poets. The island also holds several festivals throughout the year, including […]
Since 1986 the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) has been held in November. The event starts from Las Palmas on Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands and heads over the Atlantic to the Caribbean. Boats from all over the world come together for this event. There are three routes for the sailors to chose from. […]
Work to re-pave the main street in Santa Maria on the island of Sal is now underway. When work is complete the new paving will be a great improvement and it is understood that the street will become a pedestrian zone. The new paving includes symbols associated with the island, such as turtles and sailing […]