We were lucky enough to visit another sailing boat today. This time we visited a German training ship – Thor Heyerdahl. It is a three-masted topsail schooner which is used […]
Aren’t they beautiful?
Pico is always a sight to behold. No matter how often you see it, the thrill never fades. It was particularly visible today, which is quite a rarity. In the evening, […]
This is one of the island’s majors attractions to visit – the impressive Caldeira do Faial. The Caldeira is the vast crater of an extinct volcano from which the island […]
Another Dutch schooner arrived in Horta on Saturday afternoon. Several locals hurried to welcome the newcomer. Pico (the volcano) was a bit shy though and it decided to hide behind the […]
If you compare these pics with the pics that I took yesterday, you would think that I’m on another planet. Horta today: rain, south wind and violent waves.
After a couple of stormy days, we had a nice stroll in the sunshine. It was impossible to go out without sunglasses. I got splashed by a wave yesterday when […]
Eendracht is a three-mast schooner, which has been in service since 1989 and it sails as a training vessel. My boyfriend took these pics when the ship arrived in the marina […]
The Island of Pico is the second largest in the Azores and one that is home to Portugal’s highest mountain (2351m), also called Pico. It takes 30 minutes by ferry […]