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Flores - An Island of Flowers and Beauty 2 Caliber Boats on the Wall

Tradition has it that you must put your "mark" on the wall for good luck for the remainder of your journey. We weren't taking any chances. We put Tsamaya next to another Caliber 40 that we met in the Bahamas.
Flores - An Island of Flowers and Beauty

July 6th 2012
The island of Flores is the fourth smallest island of the Azores archipelago and has only about four thousand inhabitants, making it the second least populated. We feel very fortunate to have made our first landfall in Europe on this island. Traditionally the island of Faial, city of Horta is where most sailors make their European landfall. However last year a new marina was opened on Flores which ... read more
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Portuguese Flag Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil a... ... read more
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