Blog posts for Azores

Hello and good day from the Island of Faial!

It is day four of our Azores adventure and we have now appointed a blog representative, in case you didn’t realise, that’s me. Now that we have all settled in to the life of living in a campsite that is right on the beach front, it’s time to provide a little update on what we…

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sf458    September 18th, 2019    Azores, Azores archive

Storm Helene, Risso’s Dolphins & Leaving Faial

Ola! Sorry for the radio silence! It’s been a busy few days since I last posted on Friday, but the good news is we got through Storm Helene damage free! We actually ended up spending a night in a hotel in Horta to avoid the storm, and I don’t think any of us were complaining about…

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ra420    September 19th, 2018    Azores

2 Days on Flores

Hello from Flores! We have been staying here for 2 days before returning to Faial, and honestly this place is amazing. We arrived on Wednesday and went for a walk to discuss experimental design & the sort of things that might be interesting to study whilst on the island. Wednesday afternoon gave us some free…

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ra420    September 14th, 2018    Azores

An in-tents start…

Good Morning from Faial! After 4 flights & a night’s stay in Ponta Delgada we finally pitched up our tents & settled in yesterday. Sleeping in tents last night was interesting, getting woken up a lot by noisy Cory’s Shearwaters, but I’m sure I’ll have to get used to that! Yesterday was a free day…

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ra420    September 11th, 2018    Azores

Lets talk about marine plastics!

It’s been a crazy few weeks getting ready for the Azores! I’m finally almost packed after running around shopping centres after work and hunting down bits & pieces that have become lost over a whirlwind summer in London. I thought I’d take a bit of time to talk about one of the activities we’ll be…

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ra420    September 8th, 2018    Azores