Mindelo


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Mindelo

 

a city and chief port of the Cape Verde Islands, situated on the northwestern coast of Sao Vicente Island. Population, 19,400 (1969). Mindelo is a coaling station on transatlantic shipping routes, and commercial fishing is carried on.

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This 14-night cruise departs from Santa Cruz in Tenerife and sails to La Gomera before heading towards the Cape Verde islands for Mindelo, where passengers can enjoy the beaches or take a jeep safari through the volcanic landscapes.
Cabo Verde has cold storage and freezing facilities and fish processing plants in Mindelo, Praia, and Sal--and exports are expected to grow.
The 27 other clubs which confirmed their participation are AS FAR and IR Tanger (Mar), APR (Rwa), DGSP and Vb Club Espoir (Cgo), Kenya Prson Team (Ken), Kenyan GSU Team (Ken), Unit VB Club (Zim), Souihli (Lyb), Ahly (Egy), Zamalek (Egy), Autoridade Tributaria (Moz), Nemo Star (Oug), KAVC (Oug), Smouha (Egy), Setif (Alg), Atletico Do Mindelo (Cvt), Ahly Benghazi (Lib), Delta Spikers (Nig), AS Daouane (BF), Bafia VB, Fap and Cameroun Sport (Cam), NRBB Areridj (Alg), Nahdah (Sud), Support United (Zim) and another Sudanese club to be designated, the official said at a news conference, Thursday.
First stop here is Praia then Porto Novo before arriving in Mindelo, for an overnight stay.
The increasingly popular Cape Verde Islands play a big part in this holiday - there are visits to Porto Novo and the capital Praia plus an overnight in posh-ish Mindelo, where the fish market is the focal point.
During 19-nights , MSC Sinfonia calls on Marseille , France, Barcelona , Spain, Lisbon and Funchal , Portugal, Mindelo , Cape Verde, and Walvis Bay , Namibia, arriving in Cape Town on November 30th.
In Sao Vicente, Mindelo has one of Cape Verde's most lively musical and arts scenes, and its party-loving locals put on the biggest of the carnivals held each February.
Because of its excellent harbor, Mindelo (on the island of Sao Vicente) became an important commercial center during the 19th century.
Mindelo, the main port town, positively pounds with TURN TO PAGE 49
Important fish markets include those of Praia (Santiago) and Mindelo (S.
Although the capital of Praia is now almost as large as the major port of Mindelo on Sao Vicente Island, the evident prosperity and sophistication (comparative) of the latter creates a strong feeling of superiority on the part of the Mindelense.