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Fun Photo Friday — 54 Days at Sea, Ponta Delgada, Azores


Study in Blues

One last look at Ponta Delgada before heading back across the Atlantic:

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54 Days at Sea — Exploring Ponta Delgada, Azores


Ponta Delgada, Azores

The passengers and crew of MS Prinsendam were five days away from our next port of, so Ursula and I were out taking advantage of our last walk on land until then.

Ponta Delgada, Azores

Fortunately, Ponta Delgada is a great walking city offering much to see and photograph. For instance, here’s a great street view:

Ponta Delgada, Azores

At one point we strolled along the shoreline:

Ponta Delgada, Azores

We also enjoyed the historic buildings and squares in the city center (baixa, or ‘lower town’):

Ponta Delgada, Azores

Now for some architectural shots:

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54 Days at Sea — Heading back via the Azores


Ponta Delgada, Azores

After two days in Lisbon, it was time to head for another Portuguese port of call, but this one was days away. We left Lisbon on May 4, began our return transatlantic crossing, and stopped three days later in Ponta Delgada in the Azores.

Ursula posing by a cute Aixam Scouty

This Portuguese destination has at least one thing in common with Lisbon. Decorative tile-work:

Ponta Delgada, Azores

Ponta Delgada, Azores

The buildings are also quite similar to what we’ve seen elsewhere in Portugal:

Ponta Delgada, Azores

Of course, this wouldn’t be Old World without the obligatory fortress:

Ponta Delgada, Azores

Now let’s take a look at some other sights here in Ponta Delgada:

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