Cape Verde - Santiago August 8th 2017 Dear All
Greetings from Cape Verde, country number 76! And what an amazing country this seems to be. Cape Verde consists of a group of nine sizeable islands, and countless smaller ones, stretching out in a semi-circular archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. My impression so far is only of its main and largest island, Santiago, and based on this first impression, these are bleak, deso ... read more
Africa » Cape Verde » Santiago » Praia 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
Thanks for reading my blog. I started it in 2010 to keep a record of my travels, to let people know how I'm going, and also to keep me sane at times while I'm on the road!
I have written up my 14 most recent journeys so far, and have no plans at all to stop travelling just yet.
79 countries down, 116 more to go - watch this space!
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