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Konzentrationslager Colonia Penal de Tarrafal

Strasse zwischen Chao Bom und Tarrafal, Tarrafal, Santiago, Cape Verde
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Ranked #3 of 4 Attractions in Tarrafal
Type: Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Feb 27, 2012
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

My first overseas trip was Portugal in 1972 when Salazar was dictator. Soldiers were stationed everywhere, but at 21 I did not well understand why. After all, they didn't bother us tourists. In Tarrafal, I saw Salazar's concentration camp. The place was ill tended, but my visit brought me full circle to see the human impact of fascism and the... More

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