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In my previous shots I post some approach sceneries and landscapes of the beautiful S.Miguel Island situated in Azores. Now I will post my recent pictures about Faial and Pico, two nice and also beautiful Islands in the Portuguese archipel that is situated in the vast Atlantic Ocean somewhere half a way between Europe and North America.

This picture was taken with good time at morning with the sun up and backword when I was crossing from Horta the main town of Faial to Madalena a small village in Pico Island, where is situated the highest Portuguese mountain. You can see Horta at distance in the picture.

This place is near Madalena and have two great rocks in the Sea. One is called STAND UP and the other STAND DOWN.

These two Islands that are part of the five Central Islands, are visited all the year for several thousand of tourists.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Here in my Photo Information YOU have a WS-Workshop with a picture taken five minutes before for a complementary shot and information.

My current Travel Serie would be these two particular Atlantic Island with harmonious mountains, sea scenery, walles and dolphins, cows with milk and excelent cheese for all the world, great wonderfull volcanic sceneries and nature and I will try to catalog in different selective ways to post.

This is a natural and preserved Island that have Sailors, Solitaire navigators and Sportiv Game-Fishing with people linked to United States, Canada, Brazil and also naturally to Continental Portugal.

Today 14/Aug/2005 is the last day of a year weekly event in FAIAL Island - The SEA Week.

Note: I'm in holidays and the Upload this post from Faial. Sorry for my delay in posts and critiques. As soon as possible I will do my best.

Thanks to ALL of YOU and I hope that a must of all TE members like this new approach.

Thanks in advance and the best for you all.
Fernando

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