The hike from Salão to Praia do Norte proved to be the hardest part of my week long trip around Faial Island. The road to Praia do Norte inclined steadily with each curve. Though it helped me in the long run, trekking uphill in the cold, grey hills was challenging. The worst part by far … Continue reading Praia Do Norte & Capelo Photo Collection
From Praia Do Almoxarife I hiked 10.6km(6.5 miles) to Salão. If you plan on backpacking Faial I recommend stopping here. I stayed at the campsite which had fireplace cabana and a direct path to a natural swimming pool. This set of photos is part of a larger collection named Por Caminho that I created during my backpacking … Continue reading Por Caminho: Salão, Cedros, and The Road to Praia do Norte
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Horta, Faial, Azores photo collection
A brief history lesson on the Azores; Portugals mid-Atlantic Archipelago.
Imagine you're sitting on a stone wall at the edge of a cliff letting your feet dangle below. Accompanying you are your closest friends and loved ones sharing the spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean. The waves roll onto the obsidian shoreline in the distance and you're all there with a cup of freshly brewed … Continue reading Thoughts on Visiting the Azores
A photo collection I put together at one of the many beautiful look-out points in the Azores.