Mango Beach Resort
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an extraordinary scene. It looks like I'm somewhere in Africa. They
smiled when I asked for their photographs.
The woman with a bunch of sandals on
her head asked to check her picture. I showed it to her and she burst
into laughter. Then the other vendors near me, also wanted their
photos taken. They resumed ...
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 ...
... of good places to stay. Ended up here with a couple of guys who'd also been in the hostel in Maputo.
To be honest there really isn't a lot to write here. I intended to stay just a night or two before heading further north, but in the end stayed four days and spent the days sat by the pool or on the beach. Very lazy, but looking back this is the first time I've stayed in the same place for more than two nights in over a month, so its good to relax for a few days.
... element as people who were cack-handed near a hot-plate had to be taught by the volatile chef. Neverthless they all produced some version of the dish, whether it was edible or not was left to the passengers, who were invited up to have a taste.
Afterwards we went along and had a look in the boutique, where I bought a reversible maxi-dress complete with wrap for only £45.00. I also spotted an absolutely gorgeous ...
... Ladies were busy gutting and de-scaling the freshly-caught fish and selling them. There was a little palm-thatched ramshackle bar where patrons could sit under the shade and enjoy a cold, refreshing drink.
I kicked off my flip-flops and walked in the soft sand along the shore line, occasionally standing and letting the sea wash over my feet. It wasn’t as warm as you’d expect. Some people had brought their swimsuits and ...