Travel Blogs from Cape Verde

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crossing the Atlantic, Cape Verde Islands, Cape Verde travel blog

crossing the Atlantic

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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we didn't really go to the Cape Verde Islands but we did sail past them in the night!    Day 22.   8 November 2007 (At Sea)   It wasn't only moths that covered the ship last night.  There are literally thousands, maybe ...

Cape Verde again..., Praia, Cape Verde travel blog

Cape Verde again...

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Back in Praia for ...

Cape Verde., Praia, Cape Verde travel blog

Cape Verde.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Cape ...

Back in Praia., Praia, Cape Verde travel blog

Back in Praia.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Work trip to Cape ...

Found a boat, off to the Caribbean, au revoir :  ), Mindelo,Cabo Verde, Cape Verde travel blog

Found a boat, off to the Caribbean, au revoir : )

A travel blog entry by vonkaz29

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Tried to get a plane ticket to fly out on friday last week, but couldn't as the travel agency didn't accept cards (3rd millennium wonders :  ) so the prospect was to wait for the next flight out to Brasil in a week time, sunday the 13th of dec..... ...

CABO VERDE, Santa Maria, Cape Verde travel blog

CABO VERDE

A travel blog entry by pintas

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SAL ...

Skippy rapporterar från Atlanten, Mindelo, Cape Verde travel blog

Skippy rapporterar från Atlanten

A travel blog entry by mariekeiii

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Vi har nu kommit halvvägs och har 1000nm kvar till Barbados. Guldmakrillar står som spön i backen bara idag tog vi en på 5kg och en på 18kg!!! 1,45 lång (rekord hittills).  Seglingen har gått bra inte så starka vindar 10-15 kn (lite mer ...

Skippy rapporterar, Mindelo, Cape Verde travel blog

Skippy rapporterar

A travel blog entry by mariekeiii

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På söndagen var jag på internetkaféet i Sal för att göra sista momsdeklarationen.På vägen hem blev det stömavbrott (kolmörkt) vi kom till fiskehamnen och Skippy som ser dåligt försökte hoppa. Jag lyckades fånga henne men ramlade själv i ...

Mindelo, Cape Verde Islands, Mindelo, Cape Verde travel blog

Mindelo, Cape Verde Islands

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger

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I was pretty excited to be visiting the island of Sao Vincente in the Cape Verde Islands just off the coast of Africa . It was a very nice morning - warm and sunny - the island didn't look like it supported much life and vegetation and as we made our way ...

pit stop in Ilha do Sal, Airport, Cape Verde travel blog

pit stop in Ilha do Sal

A travel blog entry by homhead

... idea how some of our fellow passengers could have sat through that flight given the size limitations. As far as how full it was from Cape Town to Atlanta I counted about 5-10 empty seats out of about 100 in the back third of the plane. Some people just ...

volcan fogo, Fogo, Cape Verde travel blog

volcan fogo

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

Je suis venu sur cette ile pour unique ojectif de voir ce volcan. Les images parlent d elle ...

Praia, Praia, Cape Verde travel blog

Praia

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

Retour sur dakar, et depart vers la gambie, casmance, plus les ...

C est parti pour la plongee, sal, Cape Verde travel blog

C est parti pour la plongee

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

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Je suis venu pour faire une plongee d exception : la grotte de taracona et son fameux rayon bleu. Je pense faire un sommet de volcan, la descente d un volcan est toujours sympa, la cendre se comporte comme de la cendre. Pour les photos il faut ...

Premiere colnie europeene, Cidade Velha, Cape Verde travel blog

Premiere colnie europeene

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

Entre 2 avion j ai pris un taxi pour cette ville qui est la plus ancienne colonie europeene. Le Cap Vert est un pays qui n avait pas d habitant lors de l arrivée des ...

Skippy rapporterar, Santa Maria, Cape Verde travel blog

Skippy rapporterar

A travel blog entry by mariekeiii

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... dessa dagar såg vi 2 segelbåtar men flera fartyg på AIS,delfiner höll oss sällskap dagligen.   Nu är vi äntligen på Cap Verde för ankare i Palmeira på ön Sal.Vi var nära Afrikas kust hela tiden men nu är vi där ser det ut som,vi har ...

J+5 / D+5 Mon 12 Nov, Mindelo, Cape Verde travel blog

J+5 / D+5 Mon 12 Nov

A travel blog entry by ccheng

(En franįais)  C'est trčs calme en ce moment. Quelques dauphins phosphorescents dans la nuit. Au petit matin, on manque de se prendre un porte containeur en pleine face : C'est assez difficile de voir la direction des navires dans le noir, ...

J+6 / D+6 Tues 13 Nov, Mindelo, Cape Verde travel blog

J+6 / D+6 Tues 13 Nov

A travel blog entry by ccheng

... a sailboat! From far, it seems to be heading for us. It was a Danish sailboat, Expresso. We think that they're also heading for Cape Verde, but they're travelling much faster than us, even though their boat is almost the same size as us. We let them pass ...

J+7 / D+7 Wed 14 Nov : Phil lost his shorts!, Mindelo, Cape Verde travel blog

J+7 / D+7 Wed 14 Nov : Phil lost his shorts!

A travel blog entry by ccheng

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(En franįais) Fabuleux, on tient une moyenne de plus de 4.5 noeuds. Et alors qu'on est a prčs de 6 noeuds, survient notre premičre frayeur : Je suis en train de lire dans la cabine quand Claudia arrive et me dit qu'elle va se baigner. ...

J+8 / D+8 Thurs 15 Nov, Mindelo, Cape Verde travel blog

J+8 / D+8 Thurs 15 Nov

A travel blog entry by ccheng

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(En franįais) Ah notre deuxičme poisson. Pas trčs gros mais trčs bon et surtout trčs long a démęler la ligne qui s'était prise avec une autre. On a passe environ 1 heure, Claudia et moi, pour faire ce boulot. (In English) It's been 8 days ...

Cape Verde, Mindelo, Cape Verde travel blog

Cape Verde

A travel blog entry by ccheng

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We woke up to a gusty morning and waters are very choppy. Looks like our plan to leave today will be postponed to tomorrow or when the weather's better. We're gonna get some food provisions later after this. I'll have to put the little spanish ...

At Sea for 6 whole days!, Cape Verde, Cape Verde travel blog

At Sea for 6 whole days!

A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather

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So at sea for 6 whole days, what do you do? Well I'll tell you... eat, sleep, go to the theatre, sunbathe, go to parties. 6 days goes very quickly. MSC organised a world champions quiz and everyone divided into teams, our team was UGANDA! We did not win, ...

Crossing the Ocean and the Equator, Mindelo, Cape Verde travel blog

Crossing the Ocean and the Equator

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger

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December 11 Crossing the Ocean   Greetings from the Atlantic Ocean - not much more to say than that.  We are enjoying very warm weather - some sun and a few scattered clouds - calm seas - beautiful sunsets and some very good sleeping!  ...

J+3 / D+3 Calamari, Mindelo, Cape Verde travel blog

J+3 / D+3 Calamari

A travel blog entry by ccheng

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 (En franįais) Les nuits sont superbes; un ciel dégage, pas de lune, le noir complet. Des milliers d'étoiles, il y en a tellement que je n'arrive męme pas ā reconnaître les constellations.  Comme notre pilote automatique principal nous a ...

J+4 / D+4 Sun 11 Nov, Mindelo, Cape Verde travel blog

J+4 / D+4 Sun 11 Nov

A travel blog entry by ccheng

(En franįais) J'ai l'impression que les nuits sont bien plus passionnantes que le jour. Alors que je m'endormais paisiblement sur les genoux de Claudia pendant son quart, voila que je me réveille en sursaut, alerte par les cris hystériques de ...

Arrival in Cape Verde, Mindelo, Cape Verde travel blog

Arrival in Cape Verde

A travel blog entry by ccheng

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After 11 days of voyage, we finally arrived in the city of Mindelo, 2nd largest in Cape Verde. The last 2 days were terribly slow...we were travelling only at 1-2 miles per hour...if this doesn´t build up your patience, what does? It was a relief to ...

Les derniers jours avant l'arrivee au Cap Vert, Mindelo, Cape Verde travel blog

Les derniers jours avant l'arrivee au Cap Vert

A travel blog entry by ccheng

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J+9 : Vendredi 16 Nov Si on maintient notre vitesse, on devrait arriver samedi dans l'apres midi. Aussitôt dit aussitôt ... pas fait. En fin de journee le vent tombe pour atteindre 0km/h pendant la nuit. J+10 : Samedi 17 Nov On a plus du ...

Departure fr Arguineguin / Depart d'Arguineguin, Mindelo, Cape Verde travel blog

Departure fr Arguineguin / Depart d'Arguineguin

A travel blog entry by ccheng

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... genoa and the main sail) for the first time. We had exactly 777 miles (jackpot!) to travel to Sal, one of the islands in Cape Verde. Phil briefed us on the man overboard procedures and night watch duties : there are 4 shifts; 19h00 -22h00, 22h00 - 01h00, ...

J+2 Dauphins / D+2 Dolphins, Mindelo, Cape Verde travel blog

J+2 Dauphins / D+2 Dolphins

A travel blog entry by ccheng

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(En franįais) En fait ętre enferme sur un bateau 24h/24 a regarde défiler l'eau mile aprčs mile, c'est vite trčs chiant. Particuličrement lorsqu'il n'y a pas de vent. Alors on trouve des activités comme la pęche, regarder un bateau qui passe au ...

Hearing out their needs, Praia, Cape Verde travel blog

Hearing out their needs

A travel blog entry by tbarros

... and I will use what I have learned to make the future camps better.  We also spoke about the basketball community as a whole in Cape Verde and how the NBA clinics were just a few weeks back. What we came up with after a few hours of chatting is that ...

no stress, Santa Maria, Sal, Cape Verde travel blog

no stress

A travel blog entry by julesandjames

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No stress. No stress. This is the local saying that is spray painted onto anything. And it's true, Cabo verde has its own timezone, pace of life and no stress attitude that is very similar to that of the Caribbean. A typical Cabo verdean day seems to ...

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