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Pico Island, Azores

Pico Island was the third and final island visited during my recent trip to the Azores. We went for a half day trip by ferry from Horta to Madalena, the main town of Pico. The ferry journey took about 30 … Continue reading

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Faial Island, Azores

The second island visited on our Azores trip was Faial which is a 50 minute flight westwards from São Miguel. It’s a small island with an area of around 170 sq km and a population of just 15,000. We stayed … Continue reading

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São Miguel Island, Azores

The Azores are a group of nine islands in the Atlantic Ocean. They are administered as an autonomous region of Portugal and the regional capital is Ponta Delgada on the island of São Miguel which is about 1500km west of … Continue reading

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