...another magnificent fin whale, this time showing the left side with its dark lower jaw. #stopicelandwhaling
When they're relaxed, fin whales can be very curious, and approach boats. We need to appreciate these wonderful intelligent animals, not persecute them.
All the islands of the Azores have #vulcanic origins. That's why you can find the black rock or basalt nearly in every building - along with religious symbols. The Catholic religion is deeply rooted in the local society.
1. descending the Rocha da Relva, you will find a small village, just reachable by a narrow path and with a own microclimate for vineyards. (You're gonna sweat hiking back..) 2. fisherman at work