Cape Verde, Fogo Island, Pico Volcano (9 281,50 ft)
Cape Verde, Fogo Island, Pico Volcano (9 281,50 ft)

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Cabo Verde

Jutting up from the Atlantic, some 311 miles (500km) west of Senegal, Cabo Verde is a stunning island chain with a captivating blend of mountains, beaches and peaceful seaside villages. On Santo Antão, craggy peaks hide piercing green valleys of flowers and sugar cane, ideal for epic hikes.


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