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The Azores: Ponta Delgada in Sao Miguel

Over the next week, we will be touring┬áthe beautiful islands of The Azores. The Azores are a group of Portuguese islands in the Atlantic Ocean. Although Portugal has been increasing in popularity as a tourist destination, these islands still remain relatively unchartered, adding to their charm. Retaining an old world, quaint feel, the Azores are the perfect place for the explorer looking to hop from island to island. Plus, from Toronto, Azores Airlines offers two direct flights weekly to Ponta Delgada on the main island of Sao Miguel. Today we had the pleasure of exploring the quaint city of Ponta Delgada. Ponta Delgada is the largest city on the island with many tourist attractions in the city centre. From the historic Church of Sao Jose to the historic landmarks that surround it, Ponta Delgada centre core was first established as a small fishing village in 1450 that grew over the…