Furnas Lake Villas
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- Microwave in room
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... and a tough walk back up but we both managed to make it up without even having to stop to rest (that should work off a pound or two). This was good proof that Lyle's stents are doing the trick although I did bring the Nitro spray with me just in case :-)
After our hike we headed continued along the secondary highway into Ribiera Grande. We had a good laugh at the cobblestone trail that ...
Ok, yesterday the weather really sucked. It rained buckets. We took a taxi downtown to do some shopping, but even the dashing in and out of stores didn't save us from getting soaked head to toe. Dried off and settled in to read and relax for the evening. Oh ya, tried a bottle of Vinho Verde (green wine) which is slightly effervescent, dry and really tasty. Today I woke up grumpy as had another sleep deprived night (Debbi too). Coffee sucked again ...
The Azores are a chain of nine islands, 900 miles to the west of the African continent almost on a direct line to Casablanca. Volcanic in origin, the island of Sao Miguel bears a strong resemblance to our islands in Hawaii. Lava rock, black sand, moderate climate, similar plant life, volcanic craters and dramatic shorelines all remind us of home. The temperature is a little cool for our taste and the drizzle that greeted us this morning ...
... day. We also saw the best cheese shop. Huge wheels of cheese stacked everywhere and all around the perimeter near the ceiling. People were crowded around waiting their turn to taste and or buy. We have noticed a lot of cheeses are not refrigerated here either, just like Sintra. You are told, "do not put this in the ice".
The "gates" to the city stand opposite the marina where huge piers stand at the ready for cruise and cargo ships. The waves are pounding on ...
... Sicilians on tranquilizers. The locals I observed communicated in mellow Portuguese with still hands. They were all very 'calma.'
The one local that gave me undesired attention was an unleashed pit bull. His owner, a quiet teenager in a bright blue t-shirt, was letting the dog run in the square in front of the church in Lagoa where I went to watch the sunset. When I approached, the dog ran towards me. Having a slight fear of pit bulls, ...