ROÇAS - OLD PLANTATION HOUSES
The farm is in Sao Tome and Principe , the reflection of his own memory and identity. In periods of productive assets and growth cycles , the man advances in the face of nature. In periods of stagnation, the prosperous nature due to its tropical climate ...
The poetic names given to the roças was a fine mixture between references to Portuguese place names (“Santa Margarida”, “Monte Mário”, “Nova Cintra”, or “São João”), and sensations and sentiments inspired by their settings (“Bela Vista” (Beautiful View), “Boa Entrada” (Good Start), “Caridade” (Charity), “Desejada” (Desired), “Generosa” (Generous) or “Perseverança” (Perseverance).
"On São Tomé Island, you can visit Santana, São João dos Angolares, Trindade, Guadalupe and Neves, towns and villages where history has left its mark. But, above all, be sure to take in a tour from the north to the south of the island, allowing you to travel between different ecosystems, all the while taking in the scenery and the daily life of people who lay out their washing to dry on the rocks and stones of river mouths, blending dazzling shades into a dazzling nature."