Praia - Post Report Question and Answers

Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

Not really. Some decent painters on the islands. - Dec 2017


Not as much as compared with other posts. The main things we purchase for gifts include coffee, wine, simple woven textiles, and music. On other islands such as Sao Vicente (the cultural heart of Cabo Verde where Cesaria Evora is from) you can find artwork by famous artists and some unique handicrafts. - Oct 2016


Grog. Some local artwork is nice. - May 2014


Not much. Local fabrics, wine and coffee, paintings, grogue, and Havana Flip-Flops. - Feb 2011


Grog. Amazing coffee. The best canned tuna fish you will ever eat. Locally made linen items. Local music recordings. - Sep 2012


Grog, punch. - May 2012


Pano de Terra- native cloth; Jewelry (black beads with white dot- to ward off the evil eye). Fresh Mangoes! - Sep 2009


Music. - Feb 2008


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