In the Azores, limpets are pretty much sand-free because they are caught in the rocks where they are beaten by the sea. Women still sell them door-to-door, carrying them in basket. They are served as a first course or as a snack.
The Aveiro Cascade, on the southeast cost of Santa Maria Island, is considered one of the most beautiful spots on the island.
SATA Airlines, Portugal's second largest carrier has strengthened air links between the Azores and the United States and Canada, with new weekly flights to Boston and Toronto. The number of weekly flights will gradually increase into the summer of 2014, when SATA will have a daily flight from Ponta Delgada to Boston and six times a week from Toronto to Ponta Delgada.
To reach the final stage of the "Risk Management Awards" contestants underwent an evaluation process that began a year ago with two stages of screening to determine the 14 finalists.
It belongs to the Protected Landscape of the Central Area of Pico’s Natural Park. Like other Pico lakes, it is small and shallow - but the biggest lake on Pico.
QualityCoast has named the Azores the most sustainable tourism destination ahead of more than 1,000 other coastal and island locations worldwide. QualityCoast, a sustainable tourism international certification program, focused their study using several factors, including nature, environment, socio-economic factors and community.
When the five friends got together and started the group, they decided to call it Myrica Faya inspired on a very well known tree also called ‘Faia-da-Terra’.