Cemetery on the mountainside.

Alto Mira - Santo Antão


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Cemetery on the mountainside.

At Alto Mira, central Santo Antão Island, Cape Verde. With the village down in the valley, the cemetery has not an easy access; probably people didn't want it on the fertile lands of the bottom.

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Clouded mountain tops.

A view from Alto Mira, central Santo Antão Island, Cape Verde.

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Watering in the valley.

At Alto Mira, central Santo Antão Island Cape Verde. Water streams flow down the mountains and fill side water tanks, making possible a significant agriculture.

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Steep mountainside.

Rain water flows downhill to the valley, allowing agriculture. This is a view from Alto Mira, central Santo Antão Island, Cape Verde.

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View to Alto Mira Crossroads.

From Alto Mira (valley), in central Santo Antão Island, Cape Verde.

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Rent-a-donkey and rent-a-mule.

Photo taken at Alto Mira Viewpoint, in central Santo Antão Island, Cape Verde. Those animals were available for hire. The black Toyota pickup was our means of transport both in this tour and in the previous day, with a nice guide and driver team.