All posts tagged: walk&talk

São Miguel [1], the mist

one of us was born in sao miguel, the other never been there. this was an obvious travel to enjoy together (and the first of many in azores). a popular song of azores is called “islands of brume” and we could testify that for the entire week being there. fortunately, at the very last day, the weather flipped (common in the archipelago weather) and for some hours we could experience some great light. nature itself we guess that everyone who visits são miguel gets mesmerized by its luxurious greens and unclassified lagoons.  nowadays, the world is discovering the azores and we found lots of tourists all around the island. hope they can respect this environment and preserve the island beauty. there are so many things to explore that everyone can trace its own path on the island and find a perfect place to stop and find how small we are in earth. sete cidades and the view of a king hell’s spot or a forgotten paradise under the skin experience fire walk with us across the island terra nostra garden furnas valley or the belly of …

Rabo de Peixe as art gallery

“rabo de peixe” is a village at the north side of s. miguel (azores) with a strong relation to the sea and of what we can get from it. it stands for a long history on fishery and brave people that rely all their income in the uncertainty of nature. unfortunately, its also a place with severe social problems and low resources. walk&talk is an interactive public art festival that annually transforms s.miguel in a public gallery for street art and all other forms of contemporary art. vhils is one of the portuguese artists that usually collaborates with this festival, and at “rabo de peixe” you can find his work on surprising faces of old folks carved on the walls next to  where fishermen work and children play all day. s.miguel, azores | may 2015