Alongside the Cape Verde national dish of Cachupa, two of my other favourite dishes of Percebes and Cracus. The best place to try these delicacies here on Sal is the Barracuda Restaurant, located on the beach to the east of the pier.
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.
There are a myriad of grocery shops around Santa Maria. So if you are travelling independently of a tour operator you will not be stuck. Most are run by Cape Verdeans or Chinese and are quite small with basic, yet limited supplies. There are also larger ‘Lojo Chinese’ outlets that hold a wider range of […]