second highest mountain in the
hikers to the island.
now, they arrived the first day, climbed
the volcano the second, strolled through
the nice little roads and squares of the
historical city center of São Filipe
one night ... and ran away the next morning.
This is a pity and it is a shame, because
the island has much more to offer than
a programme for just three days.
are several vast hiking ranges to discover
with dozens of interesting trails.
We identified the best of them, measured them by GPS and prepared them
for our map and a future hiking guide.
hiking map 1: 50 000 will
appear in 2007, similar to the existing
high-standard hiking maps of the
found at Informação Turística
- Lucete Fortes. Booking is
made easy by our translation-communication
and to Fogo, until now, are not of sufficient
standards and punctuality for tourist
Therefore most travellers arrive and continue by plane.
virtual hike to the summit of Pico
do Fogo (2829
m above sea level) is what you should