Hey guys, The entries you’re going to read in this article were taken from my journal’s pages I wrote through the month of July. Naturally they’re more personal and encompass a wide array of topics. I wanted to share these entries with you in a separate blog post solely devoted to that purpose since I … More Travel Anecdotes from July
This photo collection includes my afternoon trip to the town of Madalena where I stop by and enjoy a drink at the award winning bar/ restaurant the Cella Bar … More An Afternoon Getaway to Madalena: Ilha do Pico’s Main Port Town and Home of the Cella Bar
Photo Collection of Lajes Do Pico from dusk to night … More Photo Collection: Lajes At Dusk
Hey guys, I just passed the one month mark since arriving in Lajes do Pico, a small village on the south coast of Pico Island in Portugal’s archipelago. The last four weeks have been great. I picked up a job at a local restaurant, reconnected with friends, and on my free time I take photos. … More Look at these awesome photos from Pico, Azores!
When I was a child my dad would tell me a story about a Swiss man who went to the Azores back in the 70’s without knowing any Portuguese. With him he brought a tape recorder, notebook and dictionary. My dad explained how difficult it was in the beginning for him to communicate basic needs … More Why I started learning Portuguese and how I progressed to where I am now
Day 3 Lajes do Pico is a small enough town to walk around continuously until finding a friend to join you. Once you do find a friend you walk around together a few more times until one of you departs for home. I’ve often wondered how many times I, or better yet, the locals who … More Pico, Azores
Thoughts on my first day being back on Pico Island … More Pico Island, Azores, Portugal