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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United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2021
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2021
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The Book Depository
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2018
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Stanfords
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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The Book Depository
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The Book Depository
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2017
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Stanfords
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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
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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Belgium
  • 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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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
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Discover Spain
  • Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Discover Spain is your passport to Spain's top sights and most authentic experiences. Feast your eyes on fine-arts capital Madrid; hike the spectacular ranges of the Pyrenees; or take in some flamenco in quintessentially Spanish Seville, all with your trusted travel... Read more
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Bol.com
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  • Discover Spain
  • Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Discover Spain is your passport to Spain's top sights and most authentic experiences. Feast your eyes on fine-arts capital Madrid; hike the spectacular ranges of the Pyrenees; or take in some flamenco in quintessentially Spanish Seville, all with your trusted travel... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2011
  • Costa brava
  • Met de ANWB Extra reisgids Costa Brava heeft u een handzame reisgezel. ¿Bezoek het Dali museum, wandel door de botanische tuin Jardi Botanic of geniet van de mooie kust van de Costa Brava.¿ In de reisgids Costa Brava staat actuele informatie over de bezienswaardigheden, café's, hotels, de lokale keuken, winkelen en uitgaan. De ANWB redactie... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2011
  • Costa brava
  • Met de ANWB Extra reisgids Costa Brava heeft u een handzame reisgezel. ¿Bezoek het Dali museum, wandel door de botanische tuin Jardi Botanic of geniet van de mooie kust van de Costa Brava.¿ In de reisgids Costa Brava staat actuele informatie over de bezienswaardigheden, café's, hotels, de lokale keuken, winkelen en uitgaan. De ANWB redactie... Read more
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Maps

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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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  • 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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Netherlands
  • 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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De Zwerver
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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United Kingdom
  • Sant Llorenc del Munt i l`Obac Editorial Alpina
  • Sant Llorenç del Munt i l`Obac 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,... 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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  • Costa Brava - l’Emporda 3 - Begur - Palamos Editorial Piolet
  • Costa Brava: L’Empordà, map No.3 covering Begur – Palamós 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 area of... Read more
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  • Costa Brava - l’Emporda 3-Map Set Editorial Piolet
  • Costa Brava: L’Empordà (3-map set) 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, including numerous campsites, beaches, surfing sites. Each of the three maps is also available separately.Hiking maps... Read more
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  • L`Ardenya - Massis de Cadiretes Editorial Piolet Hiking Map
  • L`Ardenya - Massis de Cadiretes 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 hinterland beyond the Costa Brava resorts of Platja d’Aro, Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Caynet de Mar,... Read more
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  • GR 11: La Senda
  • GR11 long-distance footpaths along the Spanish side of the Pyrenees in a French language guide from Rando Editions, with extracts from the publisher’s topographic series at 1:50,000 highlighting the route and mountain refuges.The guide divides the route into 40 sections and covers it from the Mediterranean, starting at Cap de Creus on the Costa... Read more
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