Cachupa is the Cape Verdian national dish and comes in a various guises and recipes, depending on your social standing. It’s related to the French cassoulet and the Brazilian feijoada and combines influences from many parts of the world.
The Banco de Cabo Verde has established a period of six months for the withdrawal from circulation of the 1,000 escudos note featuring António Aurélio Gonçalves.
Most important point to appreciate is that in resort, the vast majority of retailers work on the principle that 100 CVE equals 1 Euro. Mathematicians among you will calculate that if paying in Euro for goods and services will be 9% more expensive.