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Europe’s Best Sunset is in Nordeste

The county of Nordeste in English translates to North-East. This is the location of this charming little town on the island of Sao Miguel. Here is one of the more quiet parts of the island. Extensive forested areas surrounding the city limits make this a private oasis on the...

Star Gazing in the Middle of the Atlantic Ocean

The nine majestic islands known as the Azores or A├žores in Portuguese are located 850 nautical miles off Portugal’s coast. These nine islands and the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo have belonged to Portugal since their discovery by Portuguese explorers in the 15th...
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Sete Cidades: The Blue & Green Lakes in Sao Miguel

The name Sete Cidades is said to have originated from the seven craters on the island, which resulted from volcanic eruptions millions of years past and which gave way to the Verde, Azul, Rasa, Santiago, Caldeiras Secas, and Alferes lakes that now exist in the area. “Lagoon...