As we walked out

As We Walked out to the Paul Valley in Santo Antao

March 31, 2016 Jack 0

Below us, way below us, is a deep, wide scar in the earth. Running through its centre is a lime green fertile strip, a veritable oasis of agricultural activity which separates walls of hard, jagged peaks. The line of the Ribeira do Paul. […]

Cape Verde

Experience the World Like a Local

February 11, 2016 Jack 0

One of the travel trends predicted for this year is an increase in people wanting to experience the destinations they visit like a local. The sentiment is admirable; it’s about getting under the skin of a destination. Seeing something different… […]

Pop-up café, Cape Verde style
Africa

Old Values For A New World in Cape Verde

May 18, 2015 Andy 1

Sparked by the view of the cemetery on the hill and despite the effort of the climb, all the way up Hetty regales us with tales of her grandmother, a woman who fought hard all her life to make a home for her family… […]

Africa

Ten Scenes of Cape Verde

May 17, 2015 Jack 4

I have to confess to being so overwhelmed by Cape Verde I don’t know where to begin – so many thoughts, so many memories of surprisingly lush ribeiras, the bluest waters… […]