Hotel Praiamar - Oasis Atlantico Hotel
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Today I had an early morning interview with a sports writer for a newspaper here in Praia. I wanted to share with more people to hear about the social work that I have come to Cape Verde to carry out. I explained a bit about my background growing up in the USA and how my parents were born here. We went into conversation about my goals during my …
... I showed them their photos.
At a small plaza near our shuttle drop
off point, there are four boys and girls, they all posed for
photographs for us. They are wide -eyed and grinning; girls with
tiny colorful beads on their hair and boys with cheap sandals.
“Obrigado!” they all said after I
We are on Santiago the main island of the Cape Verde (pronounced Cape Verd) archipelago, an ex Portuguese colony 300 miles off the Coast of West Africa. Our ship is docked in in Praia, the capital of the country. The people look very African but there is something European about the tourism. Certainly its a lot different from mainland Africa. On this island all the inhabitants look ...
Praia is in Cape Verde, a volcanic archipelago of ten islands and five islets and was a Portuguese territory until independence in 1975. Cape Verde has tragic history having been exploited from all corners of the Atlantic but now is self governing and has a hopeful future. In consequence the cultural mix is extraordinary and the people are very proud of their musical traditions.We took a tour called Historical Praia & Cidade Velha (The oldest settlement in the Cape ...
When we woke up this morning, we couldn’t believe we were already half-way through our holiday. Today the Braemar was at sea, so we could enjoy a lazy day doing whatever we pleased. :-)
We enjoyed our breakfast (which included a couple of free glasses of ‘champagne’ as it was formal night), took our malaria tablets and just wandered around the ship for a bit before it was time to go to the Neptune Lounge ...
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