Get Spoilt by Nature in the Ecstatic Azores

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Pico; Picture courtesy –blogspot.co

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Azores; Picture courtesy – visitazores.com

10 years back, even the most valiant explorers would not have been able to point Azores on the Atlas. But, of late, the world has waked up to the charisma of these nine islands, dabbing the Atlantic. Here’s our pick of the 4 best of them at random.

Pico

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Montanha do Pico; Picture courtesy – visitazores.com

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Montanha do Pico; Picture courtesy – parquesnaturais.azores.gov.pt

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Gruta das Torres; Picture courtesy – staticflickr.com

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Gruta das Torres; Picture courtesy – wikimedia.org

The main thing which you will see at the island is gigantic 2351m Montanha do Pico. Lit rally a symmetrical cone, looking down to the dark blue waters of the Atlantic. Its crest is frequently secured with mists and the overwhelming size of the mountain debilitates to swallow up the entire island. You can wind through the UNESCO ensured vineyards and do spelunking in the Gruta das Torres.

Faial

Town of Faial

Faial town; Picture courtesy – markostavric.com

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Picture courtesy – wikimedia.org

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 Picture courtesy – intersailclub.com

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Picture courtesy – visitazores.com

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Picture courtesy – planetwhale.com

Each outing to Azores is incomplete without a whale watching tour. The semi-strong vessel ricochets over the Atlantic and the wind strikes your salty hairs. The waves push you from side to side and that adds to the fervor of the trips. At the point when the whales approach the surface, a kind of submerged tornado is framed and the surface begins spinning. Seeing whale popping out of the waters will certainly stun you. Options of whale watching visits abound and the best time to take them is from April to October.

Flores

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Picture courtesy – blogspot.com

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Picture courtesy – wikimedia.org

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Picture courtesy – stirfly.com

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Picture courtesy – dallasarboretum.org

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Picture courtesy – photobucket.com

The Azoreans, who are pampered by nature retreats at each corner, get spellbound when Flores is mentioned. It’s UNESCO Biosphere Reserve subsequent to 2009. Without much astonishment, this lavish botanical garden is the wettest place on the island, thus a profusion of gulfs, waterfalls and turquoise cavity lakes. In summers its levels get covered up with purplish-blue hydrangeas. The denounced western Azores alongside Corvo, is an exotic open air’s heaven with rich choices of   climbing, canyoning and mountain biking.

Sao Jorge

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Picture courtesy –wikimedia.org

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Picture courtesy – blogspot.com

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Picture courtesy – wikimedia.org

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Picture courtesy – staticflickr.com

The enigmatic 54km long slice, drifting on the North Atlantic Ocean is evidently the most beautiful island of the Azores. Its towering mountains, profound chasms, precipice bottoms lashed with waters and the fjord looking like lakes all make up for a perfect adventure sports region. In addition, its mellow atmosphere underpins banana, guava and espresso ranches which are dotted everywhere throughout the island. Furthermore, the unpasteurized, velvety bovine milk is the most scrumptious you will ever taste.

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Last edited by Katie Louise on the 06 August 2015

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