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São Miguel Island: Furnas – Senhor dos Passos

Furnas is a charming town beautifully located in a valley, surrounded by mountains. Today, on Sunday March 12, it was particularly charming because of the religious feast of Senhor dos Passos. The inhabitants of Furnas started getting ready for the big procession by decorating altars on its main streets. I …

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São Miguel Island: Caldeiras das Furnas

Hello my dear friends, we are in a beautiful town of Furnas in the Azores. Today we had a chance to go for a very good walk to visit Caldeiras, natural volcanic hot springs where local restaurants and families cook their meals. This is the road that took us there, …

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São Miguel Island: Vila Franca do Campo

Hello my dear blog readers. Here we are in the Azores. The Azores is a chain of nine islands spread over more than 60 0km of ocean, half way between Lisbon and New York. They are regarded as the westernmost point of Europe. They are located 1,500 km from Lizbon …

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