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KABO VERDE

Lunar landscapes “Cape Verde”
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The name of the African country Cape Verde is not familiar to anyone. In the island republic, which has no land borders, with the capital in the city of Praia, only 513 thousand people live and communicate in Portuguese. Here is the highest standard of living among all countries of the region, a fairly high level of service that attracts many tourists from all over the world. And the distance from civilization, favorable climatic conditions and surprisingly rich underwater world will make your exotic vacation even more pleasant.
Features vacation in Cape Verde
The islands of the country are interconnected by air, and the neighboring – by ferry and boat crossings. For movement within the island, you can rent a car.
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Cape Verde, or Cape Verde Islands (ten large and eight small), swim in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean six hundred kilometers from the continent. The islands are not similar to each other and differ greatly in their landscapes and nature. The dry highlands of the archipelago are somewhat reminiscent of lunar landscapes, and this is attractive. Cape Verde has many volcanoes on its territory, both active and extinct, rocky shores, beautiful harbors.
The country has a mild climate, and the coastline, dotted with grottoes and reefs, is filled with exotic inhabitants: lobsters, eels, langoustines, stingrays, barracudas, mollusks, and huge sea turtles. You can often see sharks and whale movements, as well as dolphins. The magnificent nature of the islands is represented by wonderful virgin beaches, even with black sand of volcanic origin (Fogo Island). Here you will also find numerous lizards, butterflies, birds: egrets, flamingos, quails, different types of parrots.
Culture and Entertainment
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The islanders are very musical original people, like all representatives of the African continent. Especially glorified the republic of Cesaria Evora – barefoot diva, singing in the local style of morale with blues notes.
The main center of culture of Cape Verde is the city of Mindelo (Sao Vicente Island). There is always fun: there are numerous festivals and bright noisy carnivals.
Cabo Verde Kitchen
On the archipelago, as it should be for an island nation, the basis of nutrition is oceanic catch (seafood specialties, tuna and other fish), complemented by rice and other cereals, as well as vegetables: potatoes, onions, tomatoes, cabbage, dried beans. For dessert, you will be served bananas, papayas, mangoes, avocados.
Seafood is recommended to try a lobster delicacy – Lagostada. The main and most popular dish of Cape Verde is Cachupa, which includes corn (maize), potatoes, beans, and fish or meat.
Leisure
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Cape Verde – Klondike for surfing lovers. This is a recognized world center for windsurfing, which is easily explained by the constant Atlantic breeze, so there are surfing centers and clubs on all the islands.
This country is also interesting for diving fans. The ocean floor near Cape Verde is rich in sunken sea and ocean vessels, reefs, underwater cliffs, grottoes, labyrinths and caves with their inhabitants: octopus, crabs, and bright colorful fish.
What to bring?
On Cape Verde, hand made products made from various materials are the most attractive souvenirs: tortoise shells, clay, bull horns, coconut nuts, straw. Miniature figures and statues, lamps, baskets, carpets, and ceramics are being brought from the islands.
Come to Cape Verde for new experiences.

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