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Developing The Island Of Sal: Cape Verde

Developing The Island Of Sal: Cape Verde Nearly three hours past the scheduled landing time, my flight from Lisbon to the island of Sal, Cape Verde (Ilha Do Sal), is now taxiing to the gate. The local time is almost 3 in the morning and I've just spent the last 18 hours in Lisbon, where it's 5 in the morning. My...

The Desolate Salt Mines Of Sal Island, Cape Verde

The Desolate Salt Mines Of Sal Island, Cape Verde I didn't know about Sal until a couple weeks before I departed for a trip to the island, at the invitation of a friend who wanted to go there for the purpose of diving and also wanted to have a travel partner in tow. I knew little about the country of Cape Verde. Between...

Exclusive Gadling Playlist: Tropical Beats And Rhythms Even If You're Not On Spring Break

Exclusive Gadling Playlist: Tropical Beats And Rhythms Even If You're Not On Spring Break Once a month we put together an exclusive Gadling playlist – a little something to bring you sounds from around the world. Every month we choose a theme paired with one of our #ontheroad Instagram locations and choose some of our favorite tracks, giving you a...

List of World Heritage Sites grows by 13

List of World Heritage Sites grows by 13 The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee just wrapped up its 33rd annual conference in Seville, Spain, where they added 13 new sites to their list of amazing locations around the globe, and made the unusual move of...

UNESCO adds sites to World Heritage list, and drops one too

UNESCO adds sites to World Heritage list, and drops one too The UNESCO World Heritage List has just gotten a lot longer. Officials meeting for the 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee have added more than two dozen sites of great cultural, historical, or natural value to the list, and they're considering more. Among the new...

Cape Verde: Rich in Heritage and Beauty

Cape Verde: Rich in Heritage and Beauty Cape Verde, made up of 10 islands off the coast of West Africa, boasts the oldest European settlement in the tropics. I didn't know that. All I knew before I did some searching is that one of my Peace Corps friends went to Cape Verde on vacation once and sent me a post card...

GADLING'S TAKE FIVE: Week of August 27

GADLING'S TAKE FIVE: Week of August 27 It's the beginning of a new month, but still the end of the week for us here and with that we bring you some of the week's best: 5. Pilot Locks Self Out: This is the kind of story one reads and rubs their eyes in disbelief. Sure it's humorous, but somewhat scary too. A...

Cape Verde

Cape Verde Cape Verde is a tiny West African archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean that is beginning to attract a lot of interest. An all-new international airport opened on the island of Santiago and hotels are being bult like mad. So what's all the fuss? Well, the country is divided into...

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