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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 Island of Pico in the Azores

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 […]

Lizards in Horta

Lizards are exquisite creatures. They can be a bit shy at the beginning but once they realize that you are a friend, they’ll stay and observe you just like we humans […]

Capelinhos on Faial

This is the westernmost part of Europe, which is situated on the island of Faial. The eruption of Capelinhos took place in 1957 and it lasted for 13 months. While the eruption […]

A typical day in Horta

It is so inviting to go for a walk in Horta. There’s the ocean, there’s nature, there are many cute houses and the colorful marina of course. There’s always something […]

Caldeira velha and Lagoa do fogo

There is definitely no shortage of stunning natural scenery on the island of São Miguel. And when the weather cooperates, you simply have to grab a chance.It was a perfect […]