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Category: São Miguel in the Azores

Lagoa das Sete Cidades

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!

Pineapple production in Ponta Delgada

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 […]

Aliens at the market….

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? […]

Living in the middle of the ocean

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, […]