Porto Novo Vacations
Porto Novo is situated 180 miles (290 kilometers) northwest of Praia, the national capital.
Visitors commonly use Porto Novo as a springboard for further adventures. This much-loved region is blessed with a wealth of interesting natural and man-made attractions.
Visitors to Cape Verde often spend time exploring the area's open-air markets.
Take a big breath and let your worries melt away as you enjoy this region's relaxing pastimes such as bird watching and wildlife watching.
Learn about the various foods in Cape Verde by exploring typical Cape Verde dishes. Cabbage as well as tuna are common ingredients used in meals in this area. Catchupa (slow boiled stew) and carne gizado (stewed meat and vegetables) are just two popular choices that will imbue visitors' palates with a true taste of Cape Verde. Papauya candy (sweet) is perfect to end your Cape Verde meal. If you are feeling fearless, have a Ponche (cocktail with brogue, lime and molasses), a popular drink in the region.
Authentic traveling encompasses so much more than just the scenery, it's also about the poetry, song and story of a place. Your time in Cape Verde will become infinitely richer if you make the effort to try some handy phrases and sayings in Portuguese. "Você é bem-vindo" is a good one to try. It means "You're welcome" Or try "Queres dançar comigo? " (Would you like to dance with me?).
As you finish your time in region, pack your travel bag and bid Cape Verde a fond Adeus (farewell).