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    Posted: 24 September, 2014

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  The exact date of discovery of the archipelago is unknown. In 1432 the Portuguese, Goncalo Velho Cabral, discovered the island of Santa Maria, and by the year 1457 all the islands had been visited by either Portuguese or Flemish explorers. The colonization of ...

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The Azores have a maritime climate with mild temperatures ranging from 16°C (60°F) in winter to a comfortable 26°C (79°F) in summer. The sea is warmed by the Gulf Stream and sea water temperature varies from 14ºC to 22ºC. On average there is about three to four ...

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Grilled, in bouillabaisses or soups, fish is cooked in a variety of ways. But make sure you taste tuna which, in these waters, has a pink hue and a soft flavour and texture, is slightly salty and is still caught by hook and line. Or octopus which is mostly appreciated ...

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  São Miguel (Saint Michael) is a lush green hilly island and its called “Ilha Verde” (Green Island).  It is the largest (759 km2; 293 sq mi) and most populous island of the Azores. It has around 145,000 inhabitants, some 40,000 of which live in its largest ...