In Words Dwell Worlds

New Website

At long last the nineties look of my old website has been refreshed in time for spring and a new book! The navigation is streamlined and we have an elegant colour scheme. It’s still a work in progress, so do feel free to give me feedback and thanks to Eddie Faria for the design and work.   Stay tuned for ...
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September 16, 2010, Sao Jorge

The island of Sao Jorge is a basically a ridge rising out of the ocean and looks like a long cigar. A line of volcanoes form the central hump of the island, which falls into the ocean with tall cliffs for most of its length. Sometimes, there are flat areas called Fajas, formed either due to lava flows or massive ...
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September 18, 2010, Faial

Unlike in Sao Miguel, the bus service in Faial is good for islanders and bad for tourists. If I want to see the museum located at the site of the volcanic eruption of Capelinos, the catalyst for the Azorean migration to the States and Canada, I must either walk the 30 km or hire a car. But luckily for me, ...
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