Helping an Eastern Box Turtle
This Sunday: Big Nature Walk at DeKorte Park

Scenes from the Azores (Sao Miguel Island)

IMG_3175On friends' recommendation, spent five full days on Sao Miguel Island in the Azores.

What an amazing and beautiful place. Friendly people, great food, amazing sights, and flowers everywhere.

Highlights included the picturesque port city of Ponta Delgada, a tea plantation, the volcanic Furnas region, and the spectacular volcanic crater at Sete Cidades (above), a paradise for hang gliders. Black-sand beaches and seaside cacti, too.

Here are some scenes from our trip. Click on an image to enlatge. (The token bird is a Yellow Wagtail.)