Cabo Verde/Fogo: Sao Filipe & Black Sand Beaches

Moving on to the next island – Fogo – which is basically one giant 9000 feet (3000 meters) volcano rising from the ocean. The capital town of Sao Filipe sits on cliffs overlooking black lava sand beaches below. It has pretty cobblestone streets and nice colonial buildings adorned with flowers. But the black sand beaches steal the show here.