From Pico island, a Dream tale of a giant whale

One morning, many generations ago, a familiar sound echoed throughout Pico Island; a noise that represented the hope of subsistence and even a fortune for the poor families of the island. Word spread, to the biggest whale ever seen in those seas. Watched by the imposing mountain of the Pico volcano, men ran to the…

In Terceira Island lies a UNIQUE story of love and jealousy

A long time ago, a stunning island, outlined by black sand and the intense blue of the Atlantic, witnessed the anguish of the Prince of Tides, who lived an unrequited love. His beloved was in love with another prince and not even using the spells of a powerful fairy, he could change that true love….

São Miguel, the Magical island of a forbidden love

In distant times, in the Kingdom of Sete Cidades, lived a blue-eyed princess, imprisoned by the condition of being the king’s only child. Tired of the exile imposed by her father, the young woman escaped from her imprisonment to find freedom in the forests of enchantments that the castle walls could not hide. In this…

Corvo island to Inspire a tale of a thousand pirates

Far in time, Corvo Island was a haven for Atlantic pirates who preferred it to plunder and enslave its inhabitants. In 1632, faced with a new threat of invasion and with a will inspired by courage and faith, the people decided to resist with their rudimentary agricultural tools and with a secret weapon offered by…

Pico da Saúde, a magical place on Graciosa Island

In far gone times, on a hill above a beautiful beach, lived a young woman with bright eyes, whose liveliness had been robbed by an illness that prevented her from walking. As they saw her, every day, sitting on the top of the hill, people called the place: “O pico da Coxa”. Despite suffering from…

In Faial Island, a PEACEFUL painted Harbor

The “faia-das-ilhas”, the flower that gave Faial its name, was the only company of the first settler of the island, a hermit from the kingdom of Portugal. On a summer day, and already tired of a long isolation, he received with joy some visitors from the island of Terceira. When they left, the old man…