1 edition of Cape Verde Islands pocket guide found in the catalog.
Cape Verde Islands pocket guide
Written in English
|Other titles||Insight guides Cape Verde Islands pocket guide|
|Statement||author: Emma Gregg|
|Series||Insight guides pocket guides, Insight pocket guides|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||144|
Cape Verde is located km south of the Canaries in the Atlantic and about km away from the African coast. Language The official language on Cape Verde is Creole. The archipelago of Cape Verde consists of 10 islands and several islets, divided into two groups. Barlavento (windward) islands; Sotavento (leeward) islands; The islands in the Barlavento group are Santo Antão, São Vicente, Santa Luzia, São Nicolau, Sal, and Boa islands in the Sotavento group are Maio, Santiago, Fogo, and but Santa Luzia are encies and other territories: Canary Islands / .
Explore São Vicente holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Small, stark and undulating, the island of São Vicente would be fairly forgettable were it not for the beautiful Mediterranean town of Mindelo, Cabo Verde's prettiest city and home to one of Africa's most raucous festivals. Cape Verde travel guide. Our Cape Verde travel guide to this stunning tropical archipelago, km off the west coast of Senegal, tries to capture this otherworldly utopia. With extraordinary history, Creole culture and tropical yet volcanic landscapes, Cabo Verde, as it is now officially known, is a place to walk, wander and wonder at.
Cape Verde, or Cabo Verde, is a volcanic archipelago off the northwest coast of Africa (off the coast of Senegal to be precise). Cape Verde was a Portuguese colony until its independence in It's known for its Portuguese-African culture, traditional music, numerous beaches, kite-surfing spots and hiking trails. Facts Capital: Praia Language: Portuguese Currency: Escudo (1 € ≅ CVE. Praia de Atalanta is a beach on the north coast of the island of Boa Vista in Cape is approximately 6 km northeast of the island capital of Sal Rei and 3 km west of wreck of the Spanish cargo ship Cabo Santa Maria, which ran aground on September 1, , is located here.. The beach forms a part of Boa Esperança Nature Reserve which also includes the beaches of Sobrado Coordinates: 16°12′07″N 22°51′54″W / .
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Our guide to Cape Verde Let’s start with the basics, as it’s safe to say that many would struggle to point to Cape Verde on a map. If you find yourself floundering, look for the Canary Cape Verde Islands pocket guide book and let your gaze drift southwest for 1,km, or simply strike out into the Atlantic from Senegal and keep going west until you make : Georgia Stephens.
Explore Cabo Verde holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Jutting up from the Atlantic, some km west of Senegal, this stunning island chain has a captivating blend of mountains, beaches and peaceful seaside villages. On Santo Antão, craggy peaks hide piercing green valleys of flowers and sugar cane, ideal for epic hikes.
Marco Polo Pocket Guide Cape Verde: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips. Explore Cape Verde with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the islands' trendiest places, and /5(36).
Cape Verde Islands Berlitz Pocket Guide (Berlitz Pocket Guides). Publisher:APA Publications. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. All of our paper waste is recycled within. Alternatively book a three- or four-island holiday through a small tour operator such as Cape Verde Travel ( ; ), whose proprietor Ron Hughes knows the islands well.
Buy Cape Verde Islands Berlitz Pocket Guide (Berlitz Pocket Guides) by Berlitz (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16). Berlitz Pocket Guide Cape Verde Islands: iconic style, a bestselling brand, this is the quintessential pocket-sized travel guide to the Cape Verde Islands- Compact, concise, and packed with essential information, this is an iconic on-the-move companion when you're exploring the Cape Verde Islands- Covers Top Ten Attractions, including Praia de Santa Maria on Sal, Faj d'Agua on Brava and Parque /5(7).
What to see in Cape Verde FOGO. Where most of the Cape Verde islands are millions of years old, Fogo ('fire') is only a few hundred thousand years young.
It is a classic sea-mount volcano rising up from the sea, its most recent eruption (), a sooty black cone jutting through the clouds. GUIDE TO THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS. The Cape Verde islands are a place of great contrasts, with each of the 10 islands offering a different experience.
Find out more about each of these unique and rewarding destinations alongside culture and useful information, helping you to discover the variety of holiday experiences you could soon be enjoying. POCKET GUIDE TO CAPE VERDE.
If you’ve been to the Balearics, flown to the Canaries, and explored plenty of Spain, Cape Verde is an exciting new-kid-on-the-block destination for your summer group of Atlantic islands, just off the coast of Africa, is something of a secret gem - golden sands and some of the best year-round sunshine still within short-haul distance.
This new 7th edition of Bradt's Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) has been fully revised and updated and remains the only comprehensive English-language guidebook available to the islands of this alluring Atlantic archipelago, described by some as ‘Africa light'. The guide includes well-researched history and cultural sections, with a particularly strong section on music, and brings an honest approach Cited by: Cape Verde may have struggled economically since gaining independence from Portugal inbut many argue that it's isolation is a blessing, leaving these islands comparatively unspoiled.
The economy is currently stable and investing in modernized infrastructure. Cape Verde (/ ˈ v ɜːr d (i)/ ()) or Cabo Verde (/ ˌ k ɑː b oʊ ˈ v ɜːr d eɪ / (), / ˌ k æ b-/) (Portuguese: Cabo Verde, pronounced [ˈkabu ˈveɾdɨ]), officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic forms part of the Macaronesia ecoregion, along with the Azores, Canary Islands, Madeira, and Capital and largest city: Praia, 14°55′N 23°31′W.
The guide was updated: Cape Verde’s unique geographic location, troubled history of slavery and invasion, and fascinating mix of transatlantic cultures has given rise to a place unlike any other on the globe, a place as joyful as it is full of longing, a fact perhaps best reflected in Cape Verdean music and the hauntingly.
Arches, Canyonlands, and Mesa Verde National Parks. 7 Days. North America. Latest travel advice for Cape Verde, including how to stay safe during the coronavirus (COVID) pandemic and information on returning to the UK.
About Santiago, Cape Verde. The largest island in the archipelago and home to Cape Verde’s capital, Praia, Santiago is an island rich in history, while also functioning as the main hub for inter-island transport across the country. Lonely Planet Pocket Venice, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.
It's your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Lonely Planet pocket guides. Browse and preview our complete range of print and digital guides and access all the travel information you need. Buy direct from Lonely Planet.
copies Map Cabo Verde: Attila Bertalan Map República de Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) 1:AB Kartenverlag. ISBN 2nd edition. A space shuttle photo showing several of the northwestern islands in the Cape Verde chain in the North Atlantic Ocean, some km ( mi) from the coast of Senegal, Africa.
From the upper left to lower right (northwest to southeast) one can see Santo Antao, Sao Vicente, Santa Luzia, Branco, Razo, and Sao Nicolau. Image courtesy of NASA.Each island has its own personality and character traits.
There is an island to suit everyone in the Cape Verdean archipelago. Sal is an island for the beach lover who can sunbathe, windsurf, kitesurf, go swimming or scuba diving and go deep-sea fishing. Sal is not an island for mountain walkers though, or for those who love plenty of greenery, it is a dry, flat island, with a special charm.In this, the first Cape Verde guide of a three part mini series, we aim to introduce you to the delightful archipelago that lies seemingly cast adrift in the mid-Atlantic.
Each of the nine inhabited islands of Cape Verde is very different, so before you book your holiday, you need to know which one - or more - .