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Tag: where to go in the Azores

Hiking on Pico

It was a perfect day for hiking so we went to the island of Pico. The volcano was wearing one of its funny hats. This was a stunning path but […]

Velas on São Jorge

If you let me talk about the Azores, I just won’t stop. And I especially won’t stop repeating that they are stunning, gorgeous, fantastic…. The town of Velas ranks high […]

Fajã da Caldeira do Santo Cristo

São Jorge in the Azores is the island of fajãs. The fajãs are small plains originally created by lava or landslides and there are over 40 on São Jorge. We visited the Fajã da Caldeira do […]

Bye bye Horta and Faial

It’s time to move on…. so bye bye Horta. I’ll miss you! But if I ever had to put down roots someplace, I would definitely want to come and live […]

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 […]

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 […]