Considered the second largest in Africa, the Kalandula waterfalls bathe the already grandiose Angola in natural majesty. Since the Portuguese colonial times when they were baptized in honor of king D. Pedro V, also Duke of Bragança, much Lucala river and history has flowed through them.
Even barred from the savannah and the Atlantic by mountain ranges, the fresh and fertile lands of Calubango have always attracted outsiders. The Madeirans who founded Lubango over 1790m and the people who joined them made it the highest city and one of the most cosmopolitan in Angola.
Still with Moçâmedes as a starting point, we traveled in search of the sands of Namibe and Iona National Park. The cacimbo meteorology prevents the continuation between the Atlantic and the dunes to the stunning south of Baía dos Tigres. It will only be a matter of time.
Just 120km south of Luanda, capricious waves of the Atlantic and cliffs crowned with moxixeiros compete for the land of musseque. The large cove is shared by foreigners surrendered to the scene and Angolan residents who have long been supported by the generous sea.