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I have really enjoyed visiting the Azores though I admit, I did have to look them up in the atlas. They belong to Portugal but on the whole we have got by without having to learn Portuguese!
The people here are very friendly and the islands are beautiful, very green with dramatic landscapes. We have been to five of the islands and they are all different. On Faial we rented scooters and went up to ...
... two Chinese fellows here to teach them about growing tea, an industry that has flourished, so apart from the tea their main industry is dairy production. The cows are black and white so you can imagine how pretty it looks with the rolling green pastures and the beautiful herds of cattle every where. There is about 150,000 people on Ponta Delgarda and we were told the cows out number them. They are having a car rally here between the 15th and 17th and I am ...
Very cloudy this morning, so no sunrise. Breakfast uneventful. Went by the library for Donna to pick up her daily puzzles, and people watch for entertainment. About 11:15 it was time for our port lecture on Copenhagen. We put off lunch, because I thought a nap was more important. Donna did her daily puzzles while I counted lifeboats in ...
... again very charming; then the botanical garden nearby - very historical & gorgeous. Next we rode up to the mountaintop to see the 2 volcanic crater lakes but it was so foggy up there, we had to take the tour guide's word that the lakes existed. We returned to town & Jim & I walked quite a bit throughout. Really enjoyable. I refrained from too ...
... 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 ...