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October 8, 1943 – The British troops landed on Terceira Island

On October 8, 1943, British troops landed at the Porto de Pipas on Terceira Island. A few days later work began on the runway at Lajes, but the need for expansion of the structure led the British to ask Portugal…

A passagem de Charles Darwin pela ilha Terceira

Charles Darwin terminou a sua célebre viagem de circum-navegação de cinco anos a bordo do « Beagle » nos Açores, e durante seis dias visitou o interior da ilha Terceira, mas escreveu uma frase que os cientistas têm vindo desde então a…

Holy Spirit Festivities

Bodos do Espírito Santo on Terceira Island are the most traditional of the Azores The Bodo island Terceira island and the Impérios on Pico island dictate the rhythm of Pentecost Sunday, which in the archipelago of the Azores is lived around…