Lagoa do Fogo

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Lagoa do Fogo (in English, Fire Lagoon) is the second largest on the island of São Miguel in Azores with an area of 1360 acres. It’s also the highest and is therefore considered the most difficult for tourists to see due to the fog. Located in the center of the island, in the municipality of Ribeira Grande, it’s a…

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Montemor-o-Novo is a city in the Alentejo region in the Évora district. It’s the second largest city in the district being only surpassed by the capital, Évora which is located about 30 km away. I made a short stop for lunch in Montemor-o-Novo when I went by car 🚗 from Porto to Évora. You can read here…

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A visit to Arruda Pineapple Plantation 🍍

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Anyone visiting Azores cannot forget to include Arruda Pineapple Plantation in their travel itinerary, a large pineapple plantation located in the parish of Fajã de Baixo, less than 5 kilometers from Ponta Delgada. This plantation allows all visitors to have a clear idea of the process of creating pineapples in their greenhouses. The pineapple culture was originated in…

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Budapest itinerary – day 1

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Like I told in this post, I went to Budapest in the beginning of March 2020 for 5 days (one of them I went to Bratislava by train 🚆). Now, I will describe in detail, the itinerary I did on the first day in this city, capital of Hungary 🇭🇺. On this day, we woke up very early…

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The fishing village of Rabo de Peixe 🐟

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Rabo de Peixe is a parish located in the north of the island of São Miguel in Azores. It belongs to the municipality of Ribeira Grande and is named like this because of the similarity that one of its land ends has with a fish’s tail. In August, when I traveled to Azores I immediately added this parish to my…

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12 New Year Wishes

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I start this post with a question for you! Am I the only one who never thinks about the 12 New Year wishes and then in the first days of the year you remember several that you should have asked for? I swear to you that I am irritated with myself because of this! This year I will start…

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A quick stop in Água de Pau

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Água de Pau is a parish in Azores that has some beautiful tourist attractions. It belongs to the municipality of Lagoa which is located on the south coast of the island of São Miguel. It’s probably not on the list of most people who visit Azores, but I can assure you that this parish deserves a quick visit. It’s situated…

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Start over and dream

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Today is the third day of the year. I can tell you that I’m very excited to start a new year and try to forget 2020 a little bit. I would say that it was an extremely hard year for me both personally and professionally. It was possible to learn a lot, to understand what really matters…

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The origin of Santa Claus 🎅

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When we hear about Santa Claus 🎅, anyone thinks of that chubby old man with a long white beard who lives in the North Pole and makes the children (and adults too) happy on Christmas Eve. He’s always riding his sleigh with his reindeer 🦌, the best known of which is Rudolf. The origin of Santa Claus comes from…

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