Lubango, Angola

Lubango, Angola

Lubango lies at an elevation of 1,760 metres in a valley of the Huíla Plateau and was surrounded by a scenic park spreading up the mountain slopes. It’s a beautiful town developed by the Protueses iin the past and untouched by the civil war. I stay in this town for only one day and see everything, so I guess I can call this a SMALL town:P

lobamco angola

If you have follow my blog, you will know the sky is always hazy in West Africa because of the wind from sahara. I seldom see blue sky over there. That’s why when I arrived Lubango, I really felt in love with it.

lobango angola africa
government in lubango
lubango, angola
lubango city center

Except for the portuguese buildings, there’r also a lot of ultra modern building (eg the whole building is made with Glass) in town. it’s just so different from the previous african towns I have been.

lubango at angola

There is also one famous tourist attraction-Jesus statue (Cristo Rei) on top of the moutain overlooking the city of Lubango.

jesus statue at the hilltop of lubango, angola
jesus statue at angola

This is much less impressive that the one in  brazil, and I am not quit sure about this history of this one! If you know anything about this, please let me know:)

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  1. I love your photos! The weather looks so great, here it’s snowing/raining again. Have a blast Tammy, love reading your posts 😀
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  2. Hey Tammy, your photos look great like always. I can’t believe I’m angolan and I’ve never been in Lubango. Thanks for posting this it’s really important to me. 🙂

  3. Hi Tammy! What a place! I’m so impressed by the sky, amazing photos! The statue i great too, sorry I didnt know anything about the story, it is the first time I see it!:) Have a good weekend dear, take care! xo

  4. wow this place looks amazing. love that you go to places that are off the beaten path.. 😉