Boa Vista is located in the Cape Verde islands, off the coast of western Africa. White sand beaches stretch for many miles and dunes cover much of the inland. Some of the popular attractions are water sports and sea-turtle watching. Visitors can book stargazing excursion that include a chef-prepared dinner under a starry sky. Guides will educate visitors on the night sky with telescopes and lasers, teaching guests the constellations, asterisms, planets, galaxies and more. Learn various culture’s myths and legends about the stars.
Chelynne Campion is a Production/ Sales Assistant for EarthSky. Her family just purchased a telescope, and she's now learning to be a stargazer!