Praia, Santiago Island Cape Verde

The island of Santiago is home to Praia, its capital city. With buildings from the colonial era, it is an old city built on a plateau that overlooks the ocean at the south of the island. It is easy to delve into the history and culture of Santiago by heading to the Praia Ethnographic Museum, or enjoying its food and music at the Quintal da Música, with various musical acts performing each week.