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The Last Shah of Iran in the Azores

The Shah and his wife, the Shabanu, fled Iran on January 17, 1979, after protests erupted on Tehran’s streets, where the demand for abolishing the monarchy was commanded. Subsequently, the Iranian republic was declared. There were rumors for years of the Shah’s abuses...

President Nixon’s Trip to the Azores

                                          An Excerpt from The New Yorker Magazine, January 1, 1972 P. 54 The article tells us about the recent meeting between President Nixon & President Pompidou of France on Terceira Island in the Azores. “The historic Azores Agreement...

Travelling between Islands in the Azores

The nine islands of the Azores are all very unique, filled with endless views of paradise. The islands are divided into three groups and vary in size and population significantly on all the islands. The largest and most populated island in the archipelago is Sao Miguel. From the...

Running with the Bulls in the Azores

Terceira, Sao Miguel, and Graciosa islands are well-known for the bullfight by the rope (Touradas á Corda), which occurs every summer in the Azores. This special event is unique to the Azores and has been a tradition practiced since the 16th century. From May to October, there...