Bradt Guides Cape Verde
Bradt Guides Cape Verde is the most comprehensive guide to Cape Verde. Cape Verde or Cabo Verde, officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country in the central Atlantic Ocean. Moreover, the ten volcanic islands in its archipelago have a combined land area of about 4,033 square kilometres. The islands of Cape Verde have a pleasant climate during most of the year boasting 350 days of sunshine. The Cape Verde islands are a destination with a difference.
The country is a distinctive blend of European and African cultures. The Creole word ‘morabeza’ captures this unique hospitality perfectly. These magical islands are soaring in popularity, with property construction, flights and international arrivals rocketing. British and Irish second-home investors are discovering the potential of these beautiful, burgeoning islands. Moreover, this sixth edition provides practical details on purchasing property, exploring the spectacular landscape and travelling between islands. It covers the long stretches of shimmering, sandy beaches of Boavista to the lush green peaks and valleys of Santo Antão, Cape Verde has something for everybody.
About the author
Murray Stewart enjoyed a previous life as a senior manager with the insolvency arm of a major international firm of accountants, before giving it up in 2009. Since then, he has indulged his twin passions for writing and travel, living in and writing about North Cyprus, France and Galicia. He has recently worked in Santander, recovering 11 million euros of debt on behalf of a UK bank, volunteered at the London Olympics, taught English, translated from French and Spanish and assisted on the National Census. He speaks French, Spanish, German and some ‘learned-in-a-hurry’ Portuguese. Currently, he is basing himself in Cape Verde for two months while updating the new edition.
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