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The Caldeira do Faial in the Azores

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 originated. The crater is about 400m deep. DSC01360 We walked around the crater, which has a diameter of about 1.5km. The path around is about 8km long. DSC01080DSC01345DSC01474There were some stunning green slopes…DSC01463DSC01378DSC01362And we could see the clouds traveling around.DSC01430And this is where the path both starts and ends.DSC01493


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