The Route of Empires. São Miguel, Azores

sao-miguel

This an artcle about our personal route on the history of São Miguel and how and where the old Empires fought to have it under their control. The island was probably discovered between 1426 and 1439 and was called "Ilha Verde" according to ancient maps of the mid-fourteenth century. That nickname will seem more than …

6 formas de tomar un baño al aire libre en São Miguel, Azores

Maia Besides the Obvious

Bañarse al aire libre viene a ser como marcarse un selfie con los elementos. Antes de informarnos pensábamos en las Azores como un archipiélago lejano, a medio camino entre Europa y América que caía demasiado lejos de la tierra firme de Portugal como para parecérsele. Y allí donde había islas pensamos que lógicamente habría costa …

One week on the ‘Green Island’ – São Miguel, Açores

Sao Miguel Azores

Nature at its best, this is how I could briefly summarize our experience on São Miguel island in Açores. Even though January is considered there as off-season, and we haven’t seen the famous Hortensia flowers in full bloom... and the fact that the island is indeed tiny, surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, and influenced by …