Perhaps I was a sailor in one of my past lives because I’ve always been fascinated by boats and ports. There’s an eternal coming and going – coming from the […]
While walking around the town, we came across this beautiful, inspiring park. And let me introduce you to Ficus macrophylla Desf. ex Pers.Moracea. Look at these roots! And isn’t this […]
Vila Franca do Campo is situated about 50 minutes drive from Ponta Delgada. If you survive the journey (you’d better have a strong stomach when taking local buses over here) […]
Last night we went to see a talented young pianist at Teatro Micaelense in Ponta Delgada. Her name is Teresa da Palma Pereira (http://www.teresapalma.com) She played Schumann and Schubert. What […]
If you look for the Azores Islands on the map of the world, you will only see these tiny, microscopic spots. You may not even notice them in the middle […]
While walking around the town, I came across this micro-library. What a great idea!
Azorean pineapples are special. Since the sub-tropical islands don’t benefit from hot equatorial sun, the small-crowned fruits are grown in greenhouses, which are intentionally filled with smoke to help catalyze […]
I have discovered some “new” fruit and vegetables today. You would think that they come from another planet. Chayote, annona, monstera fruit… But I haven’t tried them yet. Should I? […]
Everyone is asking me – so, what is it like? And where is that Ponta Delgada? Is it in Spain? No, it’s not in Spain. It’s in Portugal. Well, actually, […]
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