Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Picture Post 1015 : Wall - São Miguel


After visiting Boston we set sail back across the Atlantic. The sea was flat and mostly encased in low cloud. After about four days, a series of small islands emerged from the sea-fret : the Azores. My photograph shows the wall of a typical house on the island of São Miguel. No topical references today : but hang on, doesn't that chap look as though he has had shaving foam thrown in his face!

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  1. Quite an adventure Mr Burnett but I'd like to see more photos the chances of me ever seeing the Azores are about the same as an ice cube's in Hell

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  2. Baino : Will do : and for your information I think they do have ice cubes in Lancashire.

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  3. I don't remember visiting São Miguel, perhaps we were on a different tour to you.

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  4. And what a humble pose he struck.

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  5. Good shot, Alan! Very evocative of islands.

    There are a lot of Azoreans in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts; I got to hear lots of their music on the Portuguese-language radio stations in the area.

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  6. No Alan, that's his beard.

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  7. By the angle of his head, I think he's just received a left hook from Mrs Murdoch!

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  8. I too would like to see more of the Azores...

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  9. Alan - spot on. We'll make an honorary Dutchman of you yet.

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  10. Nice! I love your blog and was quite amazed to see you move. But I guess change is needed from time to time :) Good luck!

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  11. Looks like one of them early American Indian portraits all except the beard...

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  12. It is interesting how the island's history stays pretty much intact. The art and the structures seem to not be affected so much by the modern world.

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