Mindelo

The 7th of December our ship reached the islands of Cape Verde.
Cape Verde is one of the five Atlantic archipelagos of the so-called Marocanesia also known as the Azzores, Madeira, the Canaries and the Selvagge. We stopped at the Island of São Vicente, known as Mindelo.

No dia 7 de Dezembro nosso navio chegou à ilha de Cabo Verde. Cabo verde é um dos 5 arquipélagos da chamada Marocanesia também conhecida como Azzores, Madeira, Canárias e Selvagge. Paramos na ilha de São Vicente, conhecida como Mindelo.

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Fish and fruit/vegetables market, local people , I loved everything !

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The official language is Crioulo, a mixture between Portuguese and the local dialect. I was so happy to understand the locals, as my mother tongue is Portuguese !
Fiquei feliz em poder conversar com os locais em Português. Eles adoram os brasileiros !

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By the end of the day our cruise ship, Costa Fascinosa, left the Island of Mindelo and headed in a south-western direction crossing the Atlantic Ocean towards Recife, Brazil.
No fim do dia nosso navio de cruzeiro deixou Mindelo cruzando o Oceano Atlântico em direção Recife, Brasil.

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More news tomorrow !
Mais noticias amanhã !

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