View from São Jorge to Pico.

São Jorge


View from São Jorge to Pico.

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Less than 30 km separate these two islands from Azores. That peak is 2351 metres high and the highest point of the Portuguese territory. The photo was taken on the aerodrome of São Jorge, at Queimada, between the aircraft and the terminal.

Church of Saint George.

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This is the Mother Church of Velas, the capital of São Jorge, Azores.

Street cat.

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She attends the terraces and the Tourism Office near Saint George Church, at Velas, São Jorge, Azores.

Sea Gate.

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At Velas' harbour, São Jorge, Azores.

Fountain.

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Spotted near Sea Gate, at Velas' harbour, São Jorge, Azores.

Church of Our Lady of Conception.

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Now it makes part of the Healthcare Centre at Corpo Santo Street, Velas, São Jorge, Azores.

Sandless beach.

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View over Poça dos Frades (Friars' Puddle), a bathing area at Velas, São Jorge, Azores, with Pico Island on the background.

Saint Joseph Chapel (1889).

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In the village of Toledo, northern São Jorge, Azores.

On the loose on the road.

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This mare got loose from the field and was grazing on the roadside - potential danger of accident. I asked a lady who was the mare's owner and she called the owner's brother who came fetch the mare out of the road. This happened at Norte Grande, northern São Jorge, Azores.

Hillside vegetation.

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Seen from Fonte Santa, on northern São Jorge, Azores.

Fajã do Ouvidor.

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"Fajã" is a piece of fertile flat land either on the coast, next to steep cliffs, or on the interior, next to rocks or mounts. One can find "fajãs" at Cape Verde, at Madeira and at Azores. This view was taken from Fonte Santa, in the steep winding descending road from Norte Grande, in northern São Jorge, Azores.

Fajã do Ouvidor.

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A view od the northern coast of São Jorge, Azores, with Fajã da Ribeira da Areia on the background.

Fajã dos Cubres.

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A piece of flat land with lagoon on the northern coast of São Jorge, Azores, seen from the edge of the steep winding road that leads down there.

Fajã dos Cubres' lagoon.

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At the northern coast of São Jorge, Azores.

Mother Church of Saint Catherine.

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At Calheta, southern coast of São Jorge, Azores.

Coastline.

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A view to east-southeast of the southern coast of São Jorge, Azores, from Cais Square, Calheta.

Garret.

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Spotted at April 25th Street, Calheta, São Jorge, Azores.

Loom and 120 years old quilt.

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Inside the workshop of Mr. Nunes, who also has a coffee plantation near his house, at Fajã dos Vimes, southern coast of São Jorge, Azores.

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