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Pico do Ferro and Terra Nostra Gardens

There are a host of viewpoints (as they call them over here: miradouro) on the island of São Miguel and Pico do Ferro is one of them. This is where you can soak in a view of the Furnas Lake…DSC05386

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This is the main church in Furnas.

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We also passed by this lovely fountain.

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And we so much enjoyed the Terra Nostra Gardens last time that we decided to go back.

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I just wouldn’t know how to describe the place – there are no appropriate adjectives to depict its beauty. It’s peaceful, rich in plants and relaxing. And you can spend a good hour or two observing some pretty but quarrelsome ducks…

And a very friendly black swan…

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I will definitely miss this place.

 

 

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