Thursday, 2 April 2009

Islands of Azores - remnants of Atlantis

In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean is a small group of nine of volcanic islands known as Azores.
These islands are probably the surviving remnants of mysterious Atlantis continent.

São Miguel is the biggest ( 65 kms long ) and most populated ( 130.000 inhabitants ) island.

One of the main tourist attractions of the island is its natural beauty. Lagoa das Furnas ( below ) is one of 3 biggest lakes located in the half-active volcanic crater. The last eruption happened in 1630 and caused 200 deaths.

Model: NIKON D80
Date/time: 2009-03-29 20:13:12
Shutter speed: 1 sec
Exposure Program: Aperture priority
F-stop: f/25
ISO: 100
Metering Mode: Pattern
Flash: Did not fire
Focal length: 11,5 mm
Lens: 10.0-20.0 mm

Date: 29 of March 2009 during our second short visit to Azores Islands.


Bea said...

Bardzo nastrojowe zdjecie...


ebe4 said...

Maćku, jestem pod wielkim wrażeniem:)
1.p i ę k n e zdjęcia
2. Portugalia i Toskania:), pozdrawiam:)