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# 185: Diving into the waters of the Azores

# 185: Diving into the waters of the Azores

Nico June 28, 2020 0

Idea # 185 – Diving into the waters of the Azores Made of seven volcanic islands, the Azores Archipelago has the specificity to offer submarine reliefs of big variety : lot of caves and canyons submarine, formed by

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#720 : Taking it easy on the banks of the Douro in Porto

#720 : Taking it easy on the banks of the Douro in Porto

Nico June 25, 2020 0

Idea #720 – Taking it easy on the banks of the Douro in Porto The Historic Center of Porto, the Luiz I Bridge and the Monastery of Serra do Pilar, built along the hills

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# 168: Diving with Mako Shark

# 168: Diving with Mako Shark

Nico June 16, 2020 0

Idea # 168 – Diving with Mako shark in Azores The mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) is a species of shark of the family of Lamnidae, that is the same family as the great white sharks.

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#112 : Walking from Alfama to Belem in Lisboa

#112 : Walking from Alfama to Belem in Lisboa

Nico May 27, 2020 0

Idea #112 – Spending a Weekend in Lisboa Westernmost capital of Europe, Lisbon consists of a jumble of Bairros (neighborhoods) installed on seven hills, along the Tage , that only trams can travel under

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# 169: Watching dolphins in the Azores

# 169: Watching dolphins in the Azores

Nico May 21, 2020 0

Idea # 169 – Observing the different species of dolphins in the Azores The term of dolphin includes many very different sorts of dolphins. Most of the sorts of dolphins go hunting in a group.

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#717 : Climbing the steps of the sanctuary of Bom Jesus in Braga in Portugal

#717 : Climbing the steps of the sanctuary of Bom Jesus in Braga in Portugal

Nico March 20, 2020 0

Idea #717 – Climbing the steps of the sanctuary of Bom Jesus in Braga in Portugal Located on the slopes of Mount Espinho, which overlooks the city of Braga, in the north of Portugal,

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# 166: Diving with Blue Sharks

# 166: Diving with Blue Sharks

Nico March 7, 2020 0

Idea # 166 – Dive with Blue Sharks in the Azores The blue shark, also called blue skin (Prionace glauca) is a species of pelagic sharks. This shark is characterized by its tapered shape

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#179 : Watching a Mola Mola head to head

#179 : Watching a Mola Mola head to head

Nico February 26, 2020 0

Idea # 179 – Diving with Mola Mola in Azorean waters The mole, Mola mola, called also sunfish, is one of the strangest fishes which we can meet (rarely), which we find in tropical

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# 173: Swimming with dolphins in the far Atlantic

# 173: Swimming with dolphins in the far Atlantic

Nico January 27, 2020 0

Idea # 173 – Swimming with dolphins in the Azores To swim with dolphins, it is necessary to arm yourself with a lot of patience : aboard a Zodiac, you will have to follow the bands

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# 171: Swimming with the largest carnivore in the world

# 171: Swimming with the largest carnivore in the world

Nico January 8, 2020 0

Idea # 171 – Swimming with Great Sperm whales of the Azores The Big Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus or catodon P.), collectively called sperm whale, is a species of cetaceans with teeth of the

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#721 : Looking for the strange pastries of Amarante in Portugal

#721 : Looking for the strange pastries of Amarante in Portugal

Nico January 2, 2020 0

Idea #721 – Looking for the strange pastries of Amarante in Portugal Some historians attribute the foundation of this city, located between the Minho and Trás-os-Montes, to a Roman centurion by the name of

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#719 : Visiting the first capital of Portugal in Guimarães

#719 : Visiting the first capital of Portugal in Guimarães

Nico January 2, 2020 0

Idea #719 – Visiting the first capital of Portugal in Guimarães The exceptionally well-preserved historic center of Guimarães, in the Braga district of northern Portugal, is often considered to be the cradle of Portuguese

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#718 : Admiring the prehistoric rock art of the Côa Valley in Portugal

#718 : Admiring the prehistoric rock art of the Côa Valley in Portugal

Nico January 2, 2020 0

Idea #718 – Admiring the prehistoric rock art of the Côa Valley in Portugal The prehistoric rock art archaeological site of the Côa valley consists of rocky escarpments cut by river erosion and anchored

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# 201: Diving with devil Rays in Princess Alice Bank

# 201: Diving with devil Rays in Princess Alice Bank

Nico March 20, 2019 0

Idea # 201 – Diving with devil rays in Princess Alice Bank, in the Azores The Azores are a collection of volcanic islands, ainsi also includes seamounts, as Banco Princesa Alice, located in 93

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# 182: Exploring the largest lava tube in Europe

# 182: Exploring the largest lava tube in Europe

Nico March 5, 2019 0

Idea # 182 – Exploring the underground volcanic area on the island of Pico in the Azores The volcanic islands of Azores are located on a particular point where three tectonic plates meet :

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