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The Azores: Visit the very end of Europe

The Azores: Visit the very end of Europe

In early June, the Santorini will steam into Lajes, a ragged settlement on the eastern shore of the tiny island of Flores. Lajes wins no prizes for beauty. It is a rough-and-ready port. For many yachtsmen who cross the Atlantic from the New World, the island of Flores is their first port of call in » Read more

Portugal: Island Camping on the Algarve Coast

Portugal: Island Camping on the Algarve Coast

The island of Tavira can be found just across the Spanish border in a rather isolated spot on the Algarve Coast. It lies just a few hundred metres off the beach, across from the former fishing village of the same name. Accessible only by ferry, the island is little more than long stretches of Atlantic » Read more