Cape Verde is made up of 10 islands, they sit, approximately 570 kilometers off the coast of Senegal in West Africa. They cover an area approximately 4000 square kilometres. The capital is Praia on the island of Santiago 14°55’N 23°31’S and they were discovered in 1460.Continue reading
There is also a huge population of mosquitos here and although no local reporting of the Zika virus in the news, it is here. Then there’s the possibility of other infections transmitted by mosquitos. After all if someone with a virus is bitten by a mosquito and then it moves on to its next victim. Who knows?
I hate being ill not only does it spoil my day but it throws my schedule off too. I Have no idea what has caused it and when it’ll go away. It started with stomach cramps that felt like I had been kicked and then the Deli Belly.
The heart of the South coast is the town of Santa Maria with it’s cobbled streets and colourful buildings. A walk around Santa Maria is a must, so here are some useful tips.Continue reading
The only way to be able to write as much as possible about the island of Sal is to break it down into smaller chunks. This article will be about Santa Maria the village on the south coast which most of the tourists will visit. Santa Maria is family friendly and colourful. Think laid back Caribbean vibe meets Africa.Continue reading
Part 1 of a brand new series based on the Cape Verde islands. Sal, The Arrival. Sign up for updates.
A tropical island with a diverse culture, white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and beautiful blue skies. Mix that with the islands motto of no stress and it makes Sal, Cape Verde the perfect destination.Continue reading
Today I’m off on the half day island jeep tour and I’m taking my Zoom audio recorder. The plan is to have a throughly good time and record my first podcast.Continue reading