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The Pottery Factory in Sao Miguel Azores: Ceramica Vieira

When exploring the island of Sao Miguel, you can’t help but notice the beautiful signs located on buildings, churches, and street corners made of white and blue mosaic tiles. For over 150 years, a small company has been producing these signs and a wide variety of pottery...

Domingos Rebelo: The Picasso of the Azores

Domingos Rebelo was born in Ponta Delgada on December 3, 1891, on Sao Miguel island. The son of José Eduardo Rebelo, a fiscal guard, and Georgina Augusta Pereira Rebelo. The family came from a modest family with limited possessions and four children. The Rebelo family attached...

The Beautiful Churches on Sao Miguel Island in the Azores

Nossa Senhora da Graca church is located in Porto Formoso, Sao Miguel, a small fishing village of 1300 people located on the North Coast of the island. A beautiful church with an outstanding location overlooking the ocean and the town below. The hillside surrounding it is covered...

The Medieval Festival in Ribeira Grande on Sao Miguel Island

The Azores are known for their countless celebrations and “Festas” that happen at various times throughout the year on each of the 9 Portuguese islands. On the island of Sao Miguel, which has always been recognized as the Azores’ agricultural capital, in the...