The Pico Cão

On the island of Sao Tome is the large Pico Cão volcano. This volcanic needle-shaped landscape that emerges in a not so rough area, increases the drama of the landscape.

The Pico Cão rises 300 meters above the surrounding terrain. They say that this volcano is more impressive than of the Devil’s Tower in Wyoming , United States (386 m.). The weather brings to convert the peak in a fantasy setting. The high humidity and rainfall (up to 5,000 mm. per year) highlights the figure in a gray landscape.

This wonderful volcano remains hidden at the top by fog or clouds. It remains covered with moss, with a very slippery surface. It is within the Obo National Park, known precisely for its tropical dense forests.

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