Oasis Atlantico Praiamar Hotel
Travel Blogs from Praia
... 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 ...
Today we had booked to go on the full-day tour of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. The Braemar was docked in the capital city of Praia and our first impressions were that this was more developed than Mindelo, with busy roads and several large hotels, banks and administrative buildings.
We boarded our tour bus around 9.30am and set off through the bustling streets. A lot of the roads in Cape Verde are built with setts rather than ...
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