West Africa - Cape Verde (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Cape Verde chapter from Lonely Planet's West Africa guidebook.

This 10-island archipelago packs a punch. Craggy peaks hide piercing green valleys of flowers and sugar cane, ideal for epic hikes; Mindelo throbs with bars and music clubs; and wispy white dunes merge with indigo-blue seas on unspoiled beaches.

  • hike the misty pine-clad ridges, the sheer canyons and the verdant valleys of Cape Verde's most spectacular island, Santo Antão
  • maps
  • admire the views from the summit of the country's only active volcano, stunning, cinder-clad, 2829m-high Mount Fogo
  • transport
  • see swinging hips, elaborate costumes and dirty dancing at Mindelo's sexy and colourful Mardi Gras
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Understand Cape Verde, Cape Verde Today, History, Culture, People of Cape Verde, Religion, Arts & Crafts, Environment, Food & Drink, Directory, Transport, Santiago, Praia, Cidade Velha, São Vicente, Mindelo & around, Santo Antão, Porto Novo, Ponta do Sol, Ribeira Grande, Paúl, Tarrafal, Fogo, São Filipe, Sal, Santa Maria, Espargos, Boa Vista, Other Islands, Brava, Maio, São Nicolau.

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