Volcano of Capelinhos
In 2021 the volcanoes of Reykjanes in Iceland and since a week the volcano of Cumbre Vieja on the island of La Palma hit...
These days, the Hanseatic Inspiration, according to the shipping company an expedition class cruise liner, is visiting the Azores. When we went today to...
Travel to Faial
When travelling to Faial you always have to keep in mind that you are visiting a small island which lies halfway in between Europe...
The Azores are an archipelago of nine islands, Faial is part of the central group made out of Faial, Pico, São Jorge, Graciosa and...
Faial and the sea
Unsurprisingly for an island situated in the middle of a vast ocean, the sea is determinating the life on the island. Faial and the...
The geography of Faial
Like all the islands of the Azores, the geography of Faial is dominated by the volcanic origin of the island and the subtropical climate...
The history of Faial
The beginnings The history of Faial dates back to 1375 when the island first appeared on the Catalan Atlas, at the time named Ilha de...
The Azores, a paradise of 9 Islands
The Azores are a paradise of 9 islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, 1400 km west of Lisbon, 2000 km east of...
Pico, the mountain
Pico island is most famous for Mount Pico. Pico, the highest point of Portugal, is a dormant stratovolcano rising 2351 meters above sea level....
São Jorge, cheese and headlands
São Jorge is famous for its cheese and its headlands, the so called Fajã's. It is probably the most underrated of all Azorean Islands....
THE WEATHER RIGHT NOW
15.6 ° C