November 25, 2013

Sal Island, Cape Verde

Photograph by Peter Adams, Getty Images

On Sal, one of Cape Verde's ten islands, sunseekers and surfers take advantage of its Atlantic Ocean location. Off the coast of West Africa, Cape Verde was uninhabited until the islands were discovered by the Portuguese in 1456.

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