Mimagui Residencial Cape Verde San Vicente
Travel Blogs from Mindelo
... park at the top of the town and managed to purchase a sketchbook for me at a little shop after much pantomiming. I couldn't remember a single helpful word of Spanish besides "lapiz" which I think is pencil.
When we came across the new tram line, Hugh's face lit up, so we bought a couple of tickets and took it to the end of the line which turned out to be La Laguna, the original capital. We had some sandwiches at a cafe and walked around a ...
... cars touring round blaring election messages - expect the Presidente's now been deposed. The restaurant guy (a young Arsenal fan) arranged for a local guide to take us round a tour of the island, which is obviously being developed for tourists but is unlikely to really appeal - too dry and dusty. I fear also that they may have made a mistake in building holiday villas at the foot of the island's ...
... us a taste of what was to come. It was a good chance to settle in to the watches and perfect our fish landing technigue. Especially when we caught a MahiMahi with 30 knots from behind and some 3 meter swells pushing as along!
Our brief stop over was fun, giving us a little taste of Africa, a chance to top up with water, fuel and fresh fruit and veges. It was also a nice social time as we met "Egret" Patrick and Amanda, and "MaryAnne 2" John and Julia. ...
... mean feat here due to limited availability of pretty much everything. We have cleaned, scrubbed, repaired and shopped ourselves dry and are now looking forward to getting the sails out and enjoying the sail. Hopefully our next blog will see us clear of the staggering sights of the Cape Verde landscape.
Saud (cheers) from ...
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Sao Pedro , Mindelo | 4 star hotelfrom $119
CP 103 - Praca Amilcar Cabral, Mindelo | 3 star hotelfrom $119
Alto Sao Nicolau, Mindelo | 2 star hotelfrom $49
Praca Nova, Mindelo | 3 star hotelfrom $76
Alto Fortim, Mindelo | Hotelfrom $60
Rua Oficinas Navais, Mindelo | 2 star hotelfrom $53
Avenida Che Guevara, Mindelo, Ilha de S.Vicente Rep. CAPE VERDE, Mindelo | 2 star hotelfrom $36
Cristiano de Sena Barcelo, Mindelo | 3 star hotelfrom $83