Azores Blog

The Azores Blog is my little journal about the Azores Islands. It...

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Seaside cliffs at Ferraria

Ferraria - This area is a fairly new development by the government created for recreational and educational purposes. This area has the most diverse types

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The stonehouse

Many years ago when I left this island with my parents searching for a better life, I left something behind that only recently I have come to realize.

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Electromagnetic sensitivity

Hello, We would like to move to the islands. Maybe Santa Maria. We are looking for an area with poor radiation of mobilphone antennas!! Do you know if

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Best Time to Travel to Azores

Hi! My fiance and I are getting married in mid March and we both really want to go to the Azores for our honeymoon. Do you suggest going in mid March or

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Planning in Advance - Retiring from U.S. Military Soon

Hello from USA! I am active duty US military now but will be retiring soon and planning to move to the islands. My children will be in high school and

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Azores Wedding Planner & Designer

I'm a professional Wedding Planner, Floral Designer, and Stationery Designer based out of New England in the U. S., and am fluent in both English and Portuguese.

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First time visitor August

Hi! I have 2 weeks to travel in summer and was wondering if you recommend spending all 2 weeks in Azores or do I have time to visit madeira? I have barely

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Favorite meal everyone should try

Hi Rob, I was thinking today. After 5 years of living here full time, I have decided my favorite meal is the Cozido. There are many excellent traditional

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The Azores Lookout - Miradouro da Santa Iria

The Azores Miradouro da Santa Iria is a beautiful place to visit and take in the coast of Sao Miguel

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Ponta Delgada

Ponta Delgada, the capital of Sao Miguel Azores, is a city that is full of history and well worth a visit. The streets are attractive and full of energy.

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Discover the Azores and all the reasons we love these beautiful islands located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean

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Azores Photo Gallery

Azores Photo Gallery - a small sample of the three thousand pics I took on my last vacation to the Azores Islands. More and more are added to the site each month

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Car Rental

Do you suggest a car rental for a 4 day visit?

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Enjoying the countryside

Walked up to the top of a hill to a little chapel in Aqua de Pao, the view was breathtaking! Ran into this fellow enjoying his breakfast!

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Enjoying the countryside

Walked up to the top of a hill to a little chapel in Aqua de Pao, the view was breathtaking! Ran into this fellow enjoying his breakfast!

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Azores Blog

We took our second trip to the Azores last fall. I kept a blog for our friends and included many photos and descriptions. Check it out:

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My Birth Home.

I was born in Praia, I lived with my grand parents, my story is to sad for me, because I did not want to leave my home, I live in the U S A and have a

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Sao Miguel Azores

Sao Miguel Azores is the green island of the acores islands. It is the largest and most populous of the islands and highly recommended for first time visitors

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Azores Photos

The Azores Photos collection on Magical Azores Islands are from a variety of sources and is growing constantly. See why the Azores are such an enchanting place

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Caloura is a favourite spot to visit in Sao Miguel. It is a pretty little fishing village.

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postal service

Hi, I have some friends sailing from Burmuda to the Azores and should arrive in roughly 2 weeks. My friend has lost her prescription sunglasses and has

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Looking for an artist who does whalebone boats

While we were in the azores we met and purchased a whale boat made of ivory. We purchased it from Mr. Alberto Luz. Mr. Luz came to the united states

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Are there more markets?

Besides the Saturday market in Ponta Delgada are there any other open markets on Sao Miguel? I know of fruit trucks, if you are at the right time and

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Pam American

Pictures of A Boing 314 flying boat my da worked for them M.Jacinto Horta fayal Rob's Reply Thanks for sharing!

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Hiking Logistics

My husband and I are traveling to Sao Jorge in May and want to do a couple of day hikes. We are thinking of renting a car and driving to our end destination

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Miradouro - firewood?

Hi, I've read a few posts that recommend stopping at these lookout points and having a bbq lunch. Do we need to bring/find firewood or charcoal? Are there

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God is alive and Well

1997 I had the amazing experience of going to the Azores. Recently married to a gentleman from Pico. We landed in Sao Miquel and well...the salt air, the

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What can i say !

I,m in the U.S.Army and we took a Flight from the U.S., our Plane broke down and we landed at Lages AF base in Terceria, Azores we

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PLanning trip help

I am planning a trip to the Azores for this June and wonder if you could recommend and airline from the East Coast and also accommodations for myself and

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The caves

I was stationed at Terceira from 1967-1969 and believe the Alqar do Carvo caves were not developed at that time as they look like the cave we explored.

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