capelinhos volcano also known in the past as the mistery capelinhos woke up on september 27, 1957 and only a year later went asleep, changing the life of many people in the island. nowadays is an amazing manifestation of earth itself by its aridity and absence of life contrasting the abundant green of the rest of azores.
one of us was born in sao miguel, the other never been there. this was an obvious travel to enjoy together (and the first of many in azores). a popular song of azores is called “islands of brume” and we could testify that for the entire week being there. fortunately, at the very last day, the weather flipped (common in the archipelago weather) and for some hours we could experience some great light. nature itself we guess that everyone who visits são miguel gets mesmerized by its luxurious greens and unclassified lagoons. nowadays, the world is discovering the azores and we found lots of tourists all around the island. hope they can respect this environment and preserve the island beauty. there are so many things to explore that everyone can trace its own path on the island and find a perfect place to stop and find how small we are in earth. sete cidades and the view of a king hell’s spot or a forgotten paradise under the skin experience fire walk with us across the island terra nostra garden furnas valley or the belly of …
nordeste was during many years called the 10th island of the archipelago due its geographic and social isolation. nowadays things are changing, but it continues to be the most untouched area of the island where its impossible don’t be amazed by the intense meeting of the endless atlantic blue and the luxurious green of the island. s.miguel, azores | april 2016
arnel’s lighthouse is the oldest in the island and you can find it at the end of a small street with more than 30º of slope. keep your breath and effort to back over the main road, but the view is worth it – the atlantic is yours. s.miguel, azores | april 2016
if anyone told us that from a room at an abandoned hotel at sete cidades, s.miguel (azores) you could almost see paradise, we hardly believe it. open your mind because stuff like this can happen in azores – nature surpasses us at every inch of itself. one of many azorean legends says that there was a forbidden love between a blue eyed princess and a green eyed prince from different kingdoms in the island. in despair, both cried incessantly filling the crater of extinct volcanos with their tears, in which today lays down the blue and green lagoons of sete cidades. in days like the one we got, with few clouds, the colors are as intense as our desire for an happy end for this love. s.miguel, azores | april 2016
how green was my valley?
at the end of the day, thames looks darker and bluer than ever, reflecting the tall buildings covered in glass and mirrors by the margin. london | december 2014
located at the northern side of regents park, primrose hill offers the best panoramic view of london. don’t let the mist or cold take the better, even so london skyline is extraordinary and is worthy of a little effort. this grassy hill is a special place; at some point we are able to feel an inexplicable peace and freeddom. william blake wrote about it and its engraved in a stone there – i have conversed with the spiritual sun. i saw him on primrose hill. london | december 2014
there is a misterious darkness along a cold and silent walk on the verge of regents’ canal. even painted flowers or gold waving cats on boat houses were not enough to light it up in a winter morning. london | december 2014
borough market is one of the largest and oldest food markets in london. its a mandatory spot for food lovers. the market is full of fresh and tasty food, being almost impossible don’t stop at each vendor and try a bit to everything. its nice to see how simple food and rich products brings people together laughing and sharing experiences. borought market & southwark | december 2014