Angra do Heroísmo

Despite the beauty that characterizes the third-country landscape, it can be said that it is in the historical-cultural field that much of the island’s value lies.

Renaissance and modern, Angra is marked by great historical feats, defender of the ideals of freedom. It is a monument town of manorial character, whose plant comes from the XV – XVI century and the 17th and 18th century houses. Much of its historic center is classified of Public Interest and included in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage.

 

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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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It rains in São Miguel! Now what?

Andreia Costa, living in São Miguel, has a very clear idea of what to discover on the island, in addition to the stunning landscapes and lagoons. According to her (she is the author of an alternative route to São Miguel), the island contains often unknown places that are of great interest.   Climatic conditions should not be an obstacle, but …

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Happy birthday, Corvo island!

With a total area of 17.2 km ² and about 430 inhabitants, Corvo is the smallest and least populous island in the Azores archipelago. It would have been discovered at the same tima of Flores island in 1452 by Diogo de Teive, on the return of his second exploration trip to Terra Nova. Its settlement was not easy, and several …

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