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In a year packed with trails leading into forests, volcanic plains, gorges, valleys and along mountain paths these are five routes which stood out from the rest.

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Casa das Ilhas sits in the Ribeira do Paul, one of the most beautiful valleys you’ll see anywhere, in the north east of Santo Antao. Although it’s not actually far from the coast, it feels as though it may as well be Shangri-La

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Marvellous Mindelo

On September 13, 2015 By

No stranger to its role as a stepping stone, Mindelo first found its purpose 300 years ago when the British established a refuelling station for trans-Atlantic shipping…

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Whether winding down from the top of a volcanic basin rim to its floor or traversing the rugged coastal path, this is the most challenging and rewarding hiking we have ever done, and we’ve done a lot…

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The path that’s going to take us from Cruzinha to Ponta do Sol on the Cape Verde island of Santo Antao.

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We decamped to the Black Cat Café before the white sun had slipped below the horizon. I liked it immediately. Warm, African vibes and arty with a sassy waitress.

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Cape Verde Set In Stone

On May 31, 2015 By

Task Google Earth with giving you directions on the Mindelo to Porto Novo road and it will tell you it takes just 28 minutes to drive from coast to coast. Google Earth has clearly never driven it…

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The famous dish of Cape Verde, cachupa is basically a tasty stew of vegetables, beans and chunks of meat flavoured by herbs and spices…

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