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Travel Blogs from São Miguel
... the island was very thick, dense
vegetation. This is their spring so the flowers have not come out yet. They did
have some azaleas out, but apparently the hydrangeas are absolutely beautiful
come May through till October. The poor tour guide tried very hard to give us a
good experience, but we thought that Holland America should have cancelled this
tour due to weather. This could ...
... heading to Toronto. They are coming home...an extended spring break and back to reality. Of course you can hear the conversation about the snow, the terrible weather etc., we are on our way home and we are happy. Like a horse heading back to a barn, I am galloping.
I am giving you a couple of photos that indicates what we have left behind, and what spring will bring us in North Bay....really. Talk to you tomorrow. ...
... the steam rising up in the village. Tony enjoyed this spring of hot water at 39 degrees, it never changes. He was able to relax for fifty minutes but would have stayed longer if he was able. He managed to cover himself with the orange mud, said to be medicinal. The men all went in, we women felt the water and then wandered around taking in the luscious greenery and garden. I felt like I was in a rain forest. There are no words to describe the vegetation, it is ...
... the people we have encountered, and we only just arrived.
We stay put, it is dark, late for us and it has been a long day. We will see what tomorrow brings. The weather is the big question and will dictate our activity. No matter what we will embrace this island as much as we can.
We are in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean on the island of Sao Miguel, hard to believe!
More tomorrow, good night.
... in order.
Owner Jose (who chuckles "nearly everyone in the Azores is either Jose or Maria!"), was born here but lived much of his life in Ottawa before moving back home. Served us a fresh fish dinner worthy of a fancier spot but was a welcome repast. Afterwards we headed back up the hill and are relaxing and building our energy up to see what tomorrow brings. Perhaps if it stays cooler, it will warrant our first Hot Spring trip! We'll ...