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Fajã de Santo Cristo

One of many memorable days on our recent language immersion tour of the Azores Islands took place while visiting Fajã de Santo Cristo on São Jorge island. A fajã is a flat, often sloping piece of land found along the … Continue reading

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Santos Populares nos Açores

Junho! Chegamos aos Santos Populares e há quem diga mesmo que não há festas como estas!  E a verdade é que a festa está aí, verdadeira tradição em forma de festa e que o tempo não apaga, começando com o … Continue reading

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DIA DE PORTUGAL: CELEBRATING THE PAST AND THE PRESENT

The recent Dia de Portugal celebration in San Jose, California was enjoyed by thousands of attendees. For many this is a time to enjoy music and dancing, native food, and unique handicrafts. But for people of Portuguese background this unique … Continue reading

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