Lajes do Pico

"When the men first came to the Island, they found it shallow of stone, which had been fire vomited by the volcanoes: colossal stones, crowded at random, like those which are loosened over the stones and cliffs of the coast. ..). But the bastards raised their foreheads. They were men (...). They have smashed, excavated, removed stone, opened paths - and the earth began to rise! " (Dias de Melo, Pedras negras (romance), 1964 (edição de 2003, pg. 29)

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Azores in the Forbes top 20

Cecilia Rodriguez, journalist, traveler and writer, has set tight criteria for choosing the best destinations to live. The criteria were the presence of an international school, quality of life, health system, internet connection, proximity to airports with international flights, cost of living, expat community and low crime rate. Discover the most American-friendly destinations in Europe, those with the best quality of life, …

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Dolphins fly in the Azores

This could be the beginning of a description of the image in this article. In this one, the photographer invites the observer to imagine where the dolphin comes from: is it a jump from the water or was it flying smoothly before a flight steeply over the Atlantic? Whatever the reader imagines, the resemblance to a seagull is evident, except …

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