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A day trip to Ilheu Dos Rolas

I had been told that there was only one shared taxi leaving to the Southern city of Porte Alegre per day and that it would leave at 4am, so I got there at 3.30 am only to hear that the taxi had just left. Great I though as I was sitting on the roadside tired, […]

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Southern Sao Tomé

The market in the capital When my couchsurfing host came home from a night shift at the hospital, he just had a quick shower and told me that he was ready to show me around the southern part of Sao Tomé island. We picked up two israeli girls and a few minutes later we were […]

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Northern Sao Tomé

Sao Tomé city center is very run down Sao Tomé is the main island in the country by the name of Sao Tomé and Principe. The country has about 200 000 inhabitants and is laying right on the equator, in the “armpit” of West Africa. The cathedral is one of the few landmarks in the […]

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Chasing Cocoa and Coffee in Sao Tomé

Sao Tomé is famous for having the least bitter cocoa in the World and some really good coffee so a visit to the island is not complete unless you have at least had a taste of it. Coffee beans drying in Monte Café One of the best places to get an understanding of the production […]

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