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Mindelo Carnival Kings & Queens  
   

Mindelo Carnival Kings & Queens

2nd port of call

January 20th 2009
Geo: 16.0021, -24.0132Saturday 17/01/09 St Vincent - Cape Verde Islands A truly volcanic island chain, the barren rugged mountains dominate the landscape and the surrounding islands to the extent that it resembles a lunar landscape. After a brief visit to the city of Mindelo we travelled on to Catfish Bay to take in the majestic sights of the bay and the rugged mountain backdrop, th ... read more
Africa » Cape Verde

Cape Verdean Flag The uninhabited islands were discovered and colonized by the Portuguese in the 15th century; Cape Verde subsequently became a trading center for African slaves and later an important coaling and resupply stop for whaling and transatlantic shipping. F... ... read more
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