Brava

Description

Brava, Cape VerdeOne of the smaller islands, Brava - Wild - can only be reached by boat from Santiago and Fogo. The mountainous island is still relatively untouched by tourism, mainly because of the absence of beaches. The weathered and eroded appearance of this round island hides the fact that it is a stratovolcano, like neighbour Fogo, but older. This is the cycle of the earth, volcanoes rising and then quickly weathering away.

The interior of Brava is green and offers a good environment for agriculture, counting many exotic harvests. Small hamlets and scattered farms populate the surroundings of Monte Fontainhas, 976 m high. The coastal region is rugged and arid.

Brava lags behind in comparison with Fogo or Santo Antão on the subject of tourism. The advantage of all this is that you will find a unique and quiet island with good hiking options.

Books

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The Book Depository
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2017
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The Book Depository
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2021
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2021
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2018
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United Kingdom
2018
  • Walking on Madeira: 60 mountain and levada routes on Madeira and Porto Santo
  • This guide describes a varied selection of 57 walks on the Portuguese island of Madeira, exploring the dramatic cliff coastline, scenic levadas (irrigation channels), dense laurisilva `cloud` forests and high mountain peaks, plus three walks on neighbouring Porto Santo. There are routes to suit all abilities, from easy, level levada walks to... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids Walking on Madeira | Cicerone
  • A walking guide to the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo. Selection of varied day walks exploring Madeira's network of levadas (water channels) as well as routes across steep and rugged mountains, with slopes of bare rock or laurisilva 'cloud' forest. The neighbouring island of Porto Santo offers easy walking and a sandy beach. Read more
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  • Fogo - Brava AB Kartenverlag Hiking Map
  • Fogo and Brava in the Cape Verde archipelago on a detailed, GPS compatible, contoured map at 1:50,000 from AB Kartenverlag highlighting over 50 hiking routes, with a street plan of central São Filipe.The map has contours at 100m intervals, spot heights and elevation colouring enhanced by relief shading to present the topography. Roads and... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart Fogo Brava - Kaapverdische Eilanden | AB Kartenverlag
  • Fogo and Brava in the Cape Verde archipelago on a detailed, GPS compatible, contoured map at 1:50,000 from AB Kartenverlag highlighting over 50 hiking routes, with a street plan of central São Filipe.The map has contours at 100m intervals, spot heights and elevation colouring enhanced by relief shading to present the topography. Roads and... Read more
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Bol.com
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  • Barcelona
  • Barcelona is, of course, singular in its architecture and art - from the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and, the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro that pegged Barcelona as an important birthplace for 20th-century art. An informative narrative points out interesting facts and explains... Read more
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  • Barcelona
  • Barcelona is, of course, singular in its architecture and art - from the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and, the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro that pegged Barcelona as an important birthplace for 20th-century art. An informative narrative points out interesting facts and explains... Read more
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  • National Geographic Traveler
  • Celebrating Barcelona's stronghold on architecture and art, this completely updated and revised guide to the city makes sure you don't miss a thing--from the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro. Special features include three-dimensional drawings... Read more
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  • National Geographic Traveler
  • Celebrating Barcelona's stronghold on architecture and art, this completely updated and revised guide to the city makes sure you don't miss a thing--from the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro. Special features include three-dimensional drawings... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2014
  • Reisgids Costa Brava mit Barcelona | Reise Know-How Verlag
  • Toonaangevende duitstalige reisgids met naast de vele culturele beschrijvingen ook veel praktische informatie over de streek. Für die Auflage 2014 wurde das Erscheinungsbild des Reiseführers vollständig überarbeitet: + Verbesserte Orientierung im Buch + Größere Fotos + Modernisierte Seitengestaltung + Übersichtlichere Karten. Die Costa Brava... Read more
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Netherlands
  • BARCELONA 1
  • Barcelona is, of course, singular in its architecture and art - from the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and, the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro that pegged Barcelona as an important birthplace for 20th-century art. An informative narrative points out interesting facts and explains... Read more
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  • BARCELONA 1
  • Barcelona is, of course, singular in its architecture and art - from the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and, the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro that pegged Barcelona as an important birthplace for 20th-century art. An informative narrative points out interesting facts and explains... Read more
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  • Cingles del Berti - Sant Miquel des Fai 2020
  • Cingles de Berti area at 1:25,000 in an extensive and very popular series of walking maps from Editorial Alpina. Contours are at 10m intervals, enhanced by relief shading and vegetation colouring. The map has UTM grid and 1’ margin ticks. In addition to footpaths, the overprint shows various types of accommodation (hotels, campsites, etc.),... Read more
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  • Cingles de Berti - Sant Miquel des Fai Editorial Alpina
  • Cingles de Berti area at 1:25,000 in an extensive and very popular series of walking maps from Editorial Alpina. Contours are at 10m intervals, enhanced by relief shading and vegetation colouring. The map has UTM grid and 1’ margin ticks. In addition to footpaths, the overprint shows various types of accommodation (hotels, campsites, etc.),... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 54 Cingles de Berti | Editorial Alpina
  • Cingles de Berti area at 1:25,000 in an extensive and very popular series of walking maps from Editorial Alpina. Contours are at 10m intervals, enhanced by relief shading and vegetation colouring. The map has UTM grid and 1’ margin ticks. In addition to footpaths, the overprint shows various types of accommodation (hotels, campsites, etc.),... Read more
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  • Alt Empordá 2-Map Set Editorial Alpina
  • Alta Empordá administrative district on the Costa Brava at 1:50,000 in a set of two contoured and GPS compatible maps from Editorial Alpina highlighting local and long-distance waymarked hiking trails, different types of accommodation, etc. Coverage of the whole area is conveniently divided east-west; one map shows the coastal region from... Read more
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  • Montseny PNTuro de l'Home - Agudes - Matagalls - Calma 2020
  • Montseny in an extensive and very popular series of walking maps from Editorial Alpina covering the Pyrenees, Catalonia and other selected hiking areas in Spain, including Picos de Europa, Sierra Nevada and parts of Andalucía, Majorca, etc. Scales vary from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with the majority of the titles at 1:25,000. The maps have... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 55 Montseny Parc Natural | Editorial Alpina
  • Montseny in an extensive and very popular series of walking maps from Editorial Alpina covering the Pyrenees, Catalonia and other selected hiking areas in Spain, including Picos de Europa, Sierra Nevada and parts of Andalucía, Majorca, etc. Scales vary from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with the majority of the titles at 1:25,000. The maps have... Read more
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  • Collserola (Serra de) 2020
  • Collserola Natural Park in an extensive and very popular series of walking maps from Editorial Alpina covering the Pyrenees, Catalonia and other selected hiking areas in Spain, including Picos de Europa, Sierra Nevada and parts of Andalucía, Majorca, etc. Scales vary from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with the majority of the titles at 1:25,000. The... Read more
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  • Collserola Parc Natural Editorial Alpina
  • Collserola Natural Park in an extensive and very popular series of walking maps from Editorial Alpina covering the Pyrenees, Catalonia and other selected hiking areas in Spain, including Picos de Europa, Sierra Nevada and parts of Andalucía, Majorca, etc. Scales vary from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with the majority of the titles at 1:25,000. The... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 61 Serra de Collserola | Editorial Alpina
  • Collserola Natural Park in an extensive and very popular series of walking maps from Editorial Alpina covering the Pyrenees, Catalonia and other selected hiking areas in Spain, including Picos de Europa, Sierra Nevada and parts of Andalucía, Majorca, etc. Scales vary from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with the majority of the titles at 1:25,000. The... Read more
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The Book Depository
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2022
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  • Delta de l'Ebre PN - Serra de Montsia 2020
  • The Delta of the Ebro – Serra de Montsià in an extensive and very popular series of walking maps from Editorial Alpina covering the Pyrenees, Catalonia and other selected hiking areas in Spain, including Picos de Europa, Sierra Nevada and parts of Andalucía, Majorca, etc. Scales vary from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with the majority of the titles... Read more
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  • Delta of the Ebro – Serra de Montsià Editorial Alpina
  • The Delta of the Ebro – Serra de Montsià in an extensive and very popular series of walking maps from Editorial Alpina covering the Pyrenees, Catalonia and other selected hiking areas in Spain, including Picos de Europa, Sierra Nevada and parts of Andalucía, Majorca, etc. Scales vary from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with the majority of the titles... Read more
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  • Cap de Creus Park Natural Editorial Alpina
  • Cap de Creus Natural Park on the Costa Brava at 1:25,000 on a contoured and GPS compatible map from Editorial Alpina, plus a booklet which includes English language descriptions several recommended hiking trails, accommodation details, etc.Topography is presented by contours at10m intervals with relief shading and plenty of spot heights, plus... Read more
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  • Serra de Montsant Editorial Piolet Hiking Map
  • Serra de Montsant area at 1:20,000 in a series of GPS compatible maps from Editorial Piolet with cartography based on Spain’s civilian topographic survey overprinted with hiking routes and other tourist information. The overprint includes 11 recommended itinerates in the park, plus eight special walks exploring local flora.Hiking maps in the... Read more
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  • Costa Brava Central: les Gavarres
  • Topographic survey of Catalonia at 1:25,000 from the Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya, an attractive alternative to Spain’s national topographic survey at this scale, offering a much larger area per sheet with extensive tourist information and vivid presentation of vegetation and land use.These large, detailed maps have contours at... Read more
Stanfords
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  • Montnegre - Corredor Editorial Alpina 2-Map Set
  • The Montnegre - Corredor Natural Park on the Costa Brava presented by Editorial Alpina at 1:25,000 on a contoured and GPS compatible map with an overprint highlighting hiking trails, various accommodation options, etc.Topography is shown by contours at 10m intervals, relief shading and vegetation colouring. In addition to footpaths, the... Read more
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  • Pirineu Oriental - Girona - Costa Brava
  • Pirineu Oriental - Girona - Costa Brava map, covering the eastern part of the Catalan Pyrenees and the coast southwards to Pineda de Mar at 1:100,000 in the topographic survey of Catalonia published by the Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya, with very detailed coverage of a large area and an excellent representation of the region’s topography.... Read more
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  • Pyrenees East - Barcelona - Costa Brava 500K CNIG Regional Map No. 4
  • The eastern part of Spanish Pyrenees, with coverage extending along the Mediterranean coast beyond Barcelona to Tarragona, at 1:500,000 in a series of regional road maps from the country’s civilian survey organization IGN-CNIG (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Centro Nacional de Información Geográfica), vividly presenting the topography by... Read more
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  • Costa Brava - l’Emporda 1 - PN Aiguamolls - l`Escala Editorial Piolet
  • Costa Brava: L’Empordà, map No.1 covering PN Aiguamolls - l`Escala area, at 1:25,000 in a series of GPS compatible maps from Editorial Piolet with cartography based on Spain’s civilian topographic survey overprinted with hiking routes and other tourist information. The map covers the southern part of the publishers’ coverage of the L’Empordà... Read more
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  • 3220 Cabo de la Nao to the French border Chart Atlas - 2019 Edition
  • A new chart atlas covering Mediterranean Spain from Cabo de la Nao to the French border. This appealing cruising area stretches from Jávea and Dénia in the south, past the low-lying Ebro delta to the charming towns along the rugged Costa Brava in the north. It includes the cities of Valencia, Tarragona and Barcelona. The 23 sheets in the atlas... Read more
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  • Costa Brava - l’Emporda 2 - l`Escala - Pals Editorial Piolet
  • Costa Brava: L’Empordà, map No.2 covering l`Escala – Pals area, at 1:25,000 in a series of GPS compatible maps from Editorial Piolet with cartography based on Spain’s civilian topographic survey overprinted with hiking routes and other tourist information. The map covers the central part of the publishers’ coverage of the L’Empordà area of... Read more
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