Beautiful Crater Lake of Lagoa do Fogo

Lagoa do Fogo (Lake of Fire) is a crater lake within the Água de Pau Massif volcano in the center of the island. It is also the highest lake located on São Miguel and protected nature reserve. Paved road goes to the top of the hill overlooking the lake, but there are also many hiking trails around the lake. Between the crater wall and lake is a shallow beach and water in the lake is swimmable. This lake (and the drive there) offers the most beautiful scenery on the island. … More Beautiful Crater Lake of Lagoa do Fogo

The Enchanting Valley of Ribeira dos Caldeirões

The Ribeira dos Caldeirões, situated near the town of Nordeste, is a park in the beautiful settings of old water mills, waterfalls and local vegetation. The scenery is dominated by the steep canyon as well as the exotic flora. Walking trails go up and down next to the waterfalls, streams and historical water mills. … More The Enchanting Valley of Ribeira dos Caldeirões

Terra Nostra Garden – Heaven on Earth in the Azores

Terra Nostra Garden is one of the most beautiful garden parks in Portugal and, in my opinion, in the world. This 18th century park was created by American consul who brought different plants from all over the world into the island. Today, Terra Nostra has small lakes with large carps, hot water streams, colorful and exotic flowers, vegetation and trees, as well as century old trees of great botanical value. … More Terra Nostra Garden – Heaven on Earth in the Azores

10 Must-Visit-Destinations in São Miguel, the Azores

São Miguel Island is also known as ‘The Green Island’, and it is the largest and most populated island in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. The island delights visitors with historical towns, beautiful volcanic lakes, hot springs, jungle-like forests, rolling hills and green mountains, tea plantations and deep blue ocean. São Miguel is unlike any other destination in the world. … More 10 Must-Visit-Destinations in São Miguel, the Azores