Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mindelo, Island of S. Vicente, Cape Verde

Cabo Verde (Cape Verde)
Mindelo, Iha de S Vicente
Mindelo, Island of Vicente

This postcard is postmarked in 2014 with two Cape Verde stamps. 

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Mindelo is a port city in the northern part of the island of São Vicente in Cape Verde.  The city is home to 93% of the entire island's population. The town is known for its colourful and animated carnival celebrations.

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Cape Verde, officially the Republic of Cabo Verde,  is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean. It is located 570 kilometres (350 miles) off the coast of Western Africa.
Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) stamp 2012
Compositores E Interpretes 
(composers and performers)
Music Legends
Ildo Lobo, 1953-2004
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Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) stamp 2012
Compositores E Interpretes 
(composers and performers)
Music Legends
Manuel d’Novas, 1938-2009
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2 comments:

violet s said...

Cape Verde - now that is a rare country, lucky you!

Brenda Perez said...

Yes I am Violet! I did a little 'happy dance' in the post office when I saw it :D