• Portugal

    Hiking along side the ocean

    First Hike On the first hike, after we arrived in Faj√£ Grande, we wanted to enjoy the ocean. So, we headed to the harbor and stayed there for a nice view. After that we walked to a church that we could see from the harbor. We went to the church and found the start of a trail behind the church. Ellen new there should be a trail going to the north side of the island, but she thought it was higher up the mountain. On the first corner of the trail, we stopped and turned around. We were on the way for a long time already and it was getting…

  • Portugal

    Arriving in Santa Cruz das Flores

    Our flight Our flight left at the 29th of December from Sao Miguel to Flores. The flight was on time and we were lucky that it still went because of the wind. After our departure, we felt some turbulence which disappeared as soon as we were above the clouds. We focused on our Netflix series because we thought that the worst part was behind us. First we had to go to Terceira and Faial. We landed there without any problems. We had to make a transfer to get on the same plane with the new passengers. In our last landing on Flores we really started to understand the meaning of…