Faial Horta Marina

The Marina in Faial Horta is quite a colourful place to say the least. There is a long tradition that dictates that each ship must leave a painting or be faced with bad luck on their voyage. I suppose you could call it a superstition!

Virtually every concrete surface is covered in paintings. Over time they fade from the weather and another painting goes right over top. Each painting tells a story about a crew that stopped over in Horta's marina. Take a look for yourself:

Paintings at the marina in Horta

Horta Marina dock

Horta Marina painting

Horta painting from Uruguay

Horta painting in the marina

Slovenia

 Horta

Horta marina

Horta marina painting from Canada

Horta Greece

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