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Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres – The biggest festivity in the Azores

Let’s talk about canyoning!

TRAVELING UPDATES – COVID-19

The love between sea and sewing

Love story stains Sete Cidades’ lagoon

Carnival in São Miguel Island – Azores

The Lobster Family

Our lovely Mr Thomas

Rebuilding Procyon

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Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres – The biggest festivity in the Azores

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When the Azorean people think about May, the first thought is the Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres Festival. It’s known as the biggest religious festival in the Azores and the second biggest in the country, bringing thousands of pilgrims from all over the world to São Miguel’s island.   According to byAçores, a web portal…

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Let’s talk about canyoning!

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Despite being a new concept for many people, the truth is that the search for this adventurous activity has been rising for the past few years, especially in the hearts of the more adventurous. So, what’s canyoning? Canyoning is an activity practiced in canyons (deep and narrow valleys with steep sides), which involves various sports…

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TRAVELING UPDATES – COVID-19

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UPDATED 04/02/2021 Hello, dear friends! We hope you all are well and safe during this time. We’ve been getting a lot of questions about traveling to the Azores, if we are operating, if you should come or not… So we decided to clarify all your doubts! Can I travel to Ponta Delgada? You can fly…

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The love between sea and sewing

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin EN The Amor ao Mar brand was created back in 2016, a magical dream since Alexandra Reis was a kid. Now she creates handmade cloth animals, mostly sea creatures   Alexandra was just a child, when she learned how to sew in her grandmother’s machine. Exploring textiles was one of…

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Love story stains Sete Cidades’ lagoon

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Her, a beautiful blue-eyed princess. Him, a humble green-eyed shepherd. Both with the same passion: the nature that surrounded them. Many many years ago, a royal family lived in the Sete Cidades village. The princess, delicate and kind, spent her days walking around the green fields of the village, trying to escape the cold and…

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Carnival in São Miguel Island – Azores

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O carnaval é sempre uma boa época para viajar e, nos Açores, ficamos um pouco entusiasmados nesta época do ano! Na ilha de São Miguel, temos algumas tradições muito conhecidas: 1 – Malassadas – Um doce incrível que temos aqui nos Açores que é de comer e chorar por mais! Grande, frito e açucarado! Experimente…

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The Lobster Family

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The Lobster family was a big love case we had. Well…not love, love, but we ended up having a big connection with these amazing clients. Nate, Kees, and Sylvia were only a group of 2 Netherlands friends and a German girl at Procyon. They started as strangers in the dorm and in the end, they…

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Our lovely Mr Thomas

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Sometimes we get asked about the funniest or most emblematic situations we had here at the Hostel. The truth is that we have had a lot of them…but there is always a few that come to our minds. Mr. Thomas story was one of them. This is not a typical super happy story. Actually was…

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Rebuilding Procyon

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The house where we are located in was in ruins before we took her to create the Hostel. It was a family house where a radio amateur lived and the radio station was called Procyon. The radio stayed in the place and that is why we are called Procyon. We wanted to keep the house…

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