February, 2015

  1. Islet of Vila Franca do Campo

    September 4, 2014
    Posted on February 16, 2015

    A 5-10 minute boat ride from the marina of Vila Franca do Campo is a small islet that’s quite a popular spot for both locals and visitors of the island. In the center of this volcanic islet is a perfectly circular bay filled with crystal clear ocean water. By some accounts, it’s one of the best places to snorkel on São Miguel, and we wanted to verify that for ourselves.

    The deep waters on the left serve as a landing spot for cliff jumpers, while the mellow pool on the right is for everyone else.

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  2. Sete Cidades in the rain

    September 3, 2014
    Posted on February 1, 2015

    Aside from a pretty village and the multicoloured lakes, Sete Cidades also feature magnificent roads right on the ridges of the volcanic caldera. It’s as good as it sounds! A perfect riding destination.

    On the ridge near Sete Cidades.

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