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Information on and about Cape Verde that has been archived for reference purposes

Pagali - Online Payment System
Pagali - Online Payment System
Cheryl Thomas - 06, Friday, July 06, 2012

Please Note: This method of payment is no longer available........Pay your bills all in one place with Pagali. The new Pagali Payment system has recently been introduced in Cape Verde. Those that haven't as yet set themselves up to use the new system may find the following information helpful. How to open a Pagali account, associated your first service & pay a bill:      +

Boavista Island – October 2010
Boavista Island – October 2010
Cheryl Thomas - 09, Saturday, October 09, 2010

I booked my flights from Sal to Boavista travelling on 4th Octber and returning two days later on the 6th. A 15min or so flight from Sal, special offer with Halcyon Air return flight for 60euros (Thur –Sat). There were a few other offers but this was the most suitable for me on these dates.  +

Sao Vicente - Friends of Nature - October 2009
Sao Vicente - Friends of Nature - October 2009
Cheryl Thomas - 04, Wednesday, November 04, 2009

The reforestation of lands between the airport and Mindelo resulted in large areas of greenery. Hidden away in the trees is a plant nursery, animal farm and a sewage farm.  +

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. +

Sao Vicente - Mindelo - 2008
Sao Vicente - Mindelo - 2008
Cheryl Thomas - 22, Thursday, October 22, 2009

The Cape Verde island of Sao Vicente and the City of Mindelo is known to be the capital of culture. The airport is situated near San Pedro and should be ready to receive international flights at the end of 2008.  +

Sal Island - Terrain - May 2009
Sal Island - Terrain - May 2009
Cheryl Thomas - 05, Tuesday, May 05, 2009

There is a lot of hype in the UK and Ireland about the Cape Verde islands. Some photos of Sal in Tour Operator and various Property magazines look lovely, but Barbados it isn’t!  +

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.  +

Sao Nicolau Island - December 2007
Sao Nicolau Island - December 2007
Cheryl Thomas - 06, Thursday, December 06, 2007

December 07 - a very short mornings visit was made to Sao Nicolau on a privately chartered plane for a group of people visiting the island, led to an opportunity for some expats to join the group, I was one. +