Garden of the University of the Azores

With about 1.5 hectares, this garden belongs to the University of the Azores since 1976, when it was founded. It was ordered to be built to be the private park of the palace ordered to build, at the end of the 19th century, by the 2nd Visconde of Porto Formoso. Among other things, the Garden of the University Campus of Ponta Delgada, provides the realization of scientific activities and even the hosting of social events.

 

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Flower Festival 2021

The flower carpet, as usual, will be installed in front of the Town Hall building and will be exposed for two weeks. The central image of the rug will be the word ‘Hope’, which refers to the common desire to return to the normality we knew before the covid-19 pandemic. Ribeira Grande Town Hall will keep special attention to the …

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Fogo lagoon highlighted in Europe

According to the portal Sapo Viagens, Lagoa do Fogo was chosen by the European Best Destination as one of the 18 most beautiful landscapes in Europe. According to the portal, “Across Europe there are breathtaking landscapes. From untouched landscapes to charming villages by the lake, passing through colorful forests and quiet islands, in Europe there is a little bit of …

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Can you smell the images?

The image above was taken where the famous Furnas stew is made. Volcanic activity is intense and the whole area has a strong and unique smell. A family walks through a place that is difficult to access. It is on the banks of the Fogo lagoon, where the smell of fresh water mixed with humidity allows you to smell this …

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