M/V Braemar in Tenerife, at the start of the cruise.The main street in Mindelo, St. Vincent, Cape Verde. Mindelo is the capital of the island of St. Vincent, Cape VerdeEagle monument, Mindelo. This was to commemorate the first Lisbon to Rio crossing in 1922 by the Portuguese aviators Cabral and Coutinho.The charming and understated town of Mindelo.M/V Braemar docked in Mindelo.M/S Black Watch docked in Mindelo. This photo was taken from the deck of the Braemar, which was moored up opposite.Braemar and Black Watch together in Mindelo.Colourful boats in Mindelo harbour. Not surprisingly, the town depends on its fishing trade.Mindelo, St. Vincent, Cape Verde. As yet unspoilt by tourism and commercialism on a grand scale.Mindelo harbour, with the Braemar in the background.Mindelo harbour, with the Braemar in the background.Waiting for the President to arrive. Outside the Town Hall in Mindelo, the crowds gathered for the arrival of the Jorge Carlos Fonseca, the Cape Verde…Colourful fruit and vegetable market in Mindelo.Colourful fruit and vegetable market in Mindelo.Mindelo Harbour, taken from up Mont Verde.Valleys and mountains in Santiago Island, Cape Verde.Kids playing football in Praia, Santiago Island. Praia is the capital of the republic of Cape Verde.Entertained by the locals at Santiago island. We stopped for a buffet of local dishes in a pleasant open-air bar by the beach.Beach and fishing boats in Santiago island.Rugged Cape Verde coastline.