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Information on and about Cape Verde that has been archived for reference purposes

ONDS Foundation
ONDS Foundation
Cheryl Thomas - 29, Thursday, October 29, 2009

Organização Nacional da Diáspora Solidária" in Cape Verde. ONDS is a Foundation created by an initiative of a group of citizens committed to the development of Cape Verde and above all, committed to helping Cape-Verdean society. It is independent of the State or any other political or religious organizations. +

Maio Island - May 2009 - Day 2
Maio Island - May 2009 - Day 2
Cheryl Thomas - 04, Monday, May 04, 2009

I was awake nice and early on the Tuesday morning to see that the weather threatened rain, which was great for the islanders and farmers. I was told that sometimes rain threatened, but was known to fall out at sea instead of over the land. +

Maio Island - May 2009 - Day 1
Maio Island - May 2009 - Day 1
Cheryl Thomas - 03, Sunday, May 03, 2009

As there weren't any direct flights from Sal, I took a flight from Sal to Santiago before flying on to the island of Maio. I had some business to see to in Praia, so I spent a few days there before flying on to Maio.  +

Santiago Island - Praia - May 2008
Santiago Island - Praia - May 2008
Cheryl Thomas - 30, Friday, May 30, 2008

On this occasion I was visiting a few islands with some other expat friends. In general, we found that we didn’t get as much hassle in Praia as in Mindelo (Sao Vicente). I was told that it may be because it has more Europeans and Business people living and working there, so perhaps that’s why we weren’t targeted as tourists.  +