We hitched a ride in the back of a pick-up and spent the day climbing the Caldeira on the island of Graciosa in the Azores. Then, following in the way of famous explorers, we went deep into the volcano to the Furna do Enxofre. We walked to a natural sea pool with hot springs to soothe our weary .bodies and hitched another ride back to the onion.
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so as the festival was underway, we returned to the town where the silliest games I have ever seen were in full swing. There were wheelbarrow races, piggyback races with teams from various towns on the island competing fiercely for the glory of winning. The races were held in a sandy volleyball pitch.
Mr Finland, a portly sailor in his sixties in the yacht next to us but one had a female visitor, and she was darting about the cockpit – giggling and naked! Marina life is not exactly what you might call – private