December, 2014

  1. Wreck diving in São Miguel

    September 1, 2014
    Posted on December 26, 2014

    Just a few minutes from Ponta Delgada harbour lies a wreck of a ship that at one point participated in the D-Day invasion of 1944, and was later re-fitted as a cargo ship. It is known as the Dori wreck, and it’s one of the go-to locations for dive shops based in Ponta Delgada.

    São Miguel, Dori wreck

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  2. Furnas: some like it hot

    August 31, 2014
    Posted on December 21, 2014

    Nowhere on São Miguel is the island’s volcanic nature as evident as in Furnas, a region in a lush valley, which harbours a crater lake and a pretty town. It gets hot enough to cook food! As usual, getting there is half the fun.

    Terra Nostra Botanical Garden in Furnas, São Miguel

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