Brief Facts About Cabo Verde

Cabo Verde is a marine extension of the Sahara. A series of hot winds carrying brown dust from the Sahara appear in blasts that sweep across the islands during October to June and are known as harmattandry (other sources say they blow between December and March).
The Chinese embassy is the most prestigious building in Praia of Cabo Verde.
Fish, salt, puzzolane, rum, animal hides, bananas, and coffee are exported, but none in very large quantities. As Cabo Verde is heavily dependent on imported food, its principal imports include cereals, fruits and vegetables, beverages, and other foodstuffs.
Cabo Verde is the 3rd largest nesting site for Loggerhead turtles, enjoy a rare and rewarding opportunity to see and learn more about these endangered species on a nighttime excursion between July and October.
Enjoy the warm Cabo Verdean waters and learn to scuba dive and take one of the PADI scuba diver certification courses and dive one of the many shipwrecks and discover the hidden treasures of Cabo Verde.
Cabo Verde is a fantastic destination for big game fishing, not only is there the opportunity to fish the magnificent Blue Marlin between March and October but also Tuna, Wahoo and Amberjack.
Santo Antao is the most beautiful island in Cabo Verde. Take the amazing journey from Porto Novo to Paul up an over the clouds and down in to the fertile valleys. In fact, the whole island is a natural wonder.
The volcanic island of Fogo is another essential experience in Cabo Verde. Climb the volcano, sample some wine and coffee and be amazed by the incredible landscapes.
Brava is a little island called ‘the Garden Island’ of Cabo Verde, because there are many tropical plants and flowers. It has no beaches, just high cliffs, and you can visit it and hike the mountains.
Santa Luzia is an uninhabitated island. You can reach it only from Calhau, on Sao Vicente Island, asking a passage on a fisherman’s boat. It has to be a beautiful wild island, with a black mountainous desert, white beaches with high dunes and an emerald green sea (and the most important thing, no tourists!!)

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