Bensaude Acores Atlantico

Avenida Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro 60, 1070 Sao Domingos de Benfica , Ponta delgada, São Miguel, Azores, 9500 150, Portugal | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ponta delgada

A Tolerant Nation

A travel blog entry by bonniegaupp

3

... and Mexico, along with the miles of coastline to access by boat, are harder to patrol. Perhaps years under a fascist dictator have also made the Portuguese more accepting of illegal immigration. Unlike U.S. citizens who are willing to speak out against the government, Portugal is still developing as a democracy, so citizens are still becoming accustomed to the ideas of protest and freedom of speech.

As a U.S. citizen, I was surprised to ...

First Time in Lisbon

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... lamb chops. I had lamb in rice with a rich brown broth. The dinner reminded us of what one might have gotten many years ago at a hunting lodge.

After dinner, the check was rolled up and placed in two shotgun shells; one 20 gage and one 12 gage. We found that very unique. Our server for the evening was Orlanda. She said we could keep the shells. Our bill came to about 55 Euros. I don't think any of us finished our main course. They were just too ...

Whale of a Time!

A travel blog entry by hvbaskey

1
7

... and now I had seen both.

Following the sperm whales (as mentioned above), we encountered Risso's Dolphin pair, a mother and her calf. The best shots of the Risso's were from this pair.

We ended the trip with a spectacular display from the Common Dolphin. A fair sized group interacted with us and they played in the bow of the boat, having fun with us before going on to finish their hunting of fish. They ...

Tarting it up in Portugal....

A travel blog entry by emfairweather

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... have water features/fountains, sculptures or statues, shopping centres with water flowing over the ceiling and finally an oceanarium. There were a few sore heads the day after the pub crawl so the oceanarium proved to be a popular spot to visit. I absolutely loved it! They had a turtles, penguins, sea otters, puffin type birds and of course the usual suspects like sharks, nemo fish (clown fish), jelly fish, frogs, ...

Imagine the Perfect Island

A travel blog entry by jlovett

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Imagine the Hollywood depiction of a volcanic island with a tall peaked center, wreathed in clouds, Envision rich, fertile, variegated green fields, framed by neatly constructed lava stone fences. Now close your eyes and navigate winding roads that are perfectly famed by hedges of Hydrangeas and, where the road cuts through the earth, the Hydrangeas are joined by brilliant red Azaleas blooming on all the banks. Meanwhile, the air is scented by Chinese Ginger.

Meanwhile, ...

Location

This hotel, located on Avenida Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro 60, 1070 Sao Domingos de Benfica , Ponta delgada, is near Gulbenkian Museum (Museu Calouste Gulbenkian), Fundac-o Calouste Gulbenkian, Estufa Fria, and Center of Modern Art (Centro de Arte Moderna).
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding