A poem inspired by the Azores.Read more
Ben Lowings' account of an extraordinary journey across the Atlantic guided by the moon and the stars.Read more
"The water off these black basalt shores drops to half a mile deep within a few hundred feet; further out, it falls to three miles." Philip Hoare's 2008 book Leviathan is an enchanting account of his life-long obsession with whales. The author was recently filming with the BBC in the Azores archipelago in the mid-Atalantic ocean, where he came eye-to-eye with a huge sperm whale. You can read about his moving experience on the Guardian website.
A powerful short film by Bernardo Nascimento, in which an air traffic controller in the Azores converses with a pilot, running out of fuel above the ocean.Read more
National Geographic magazine has chosen its top island destinations.Read more