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May 6, 2006 - Azores, Portugal

After 5 days at sea, we have arrived in the Azores. We went exploring today on a four hour bus tour. Our bus climbed towards the central mountain range taking us to the road that leads to Monte, a village notable for its many fine gardens. Next, we visited Pico do Arieiro, the third highest peak on the island with an altitude of almost 6,000 feet. The views were spectacular, on a clear day, it is even possible to see Porto Santo, the neighboring island, which is situated 30 nautical miles to the north. Our next stop was Camacha, a...

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