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Africa » Sao Tome & Principe » São Tomé January 17th 2016

Sao Tome, One of the best indicators of how poor a country is, is the exchange rate per the U.S. dollar. For Ghana, Togo, Benin it was 600+ to 1 dollar. For Sao Tome it was 22,800 to a dollar. Our ship was only the second passenger ship to vist the island. Needless to say, they were not experiences handling a lot of tourists arriving all at once, The country gained independence from Portugal in 1975.... read more

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