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Category: Faial in the Azores

This is how lizards mate…

Ok, I surprised them but they especially surprised me. So, this is how lizards mate… They almost look like humans. I just couldn’t believe it! They were so passionate…

Happy Easter!

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 […]

Pics of Pico

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, […]

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 […]

The Regina Maris arrives in Horta

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 […]

Waves, wind and rain galore in Horta

  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.

Windy days in Horta

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 […]

The Eendracht – Dutch Sailing Beauty

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 […]