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Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico), Pico
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  • An immense mountain, Summit of volcano that formed the island that is absolutely necessary to visit or explore
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  • The hike on the Pico is tiring, demanding and dangerous in some places quite a bit (ascent to the Picinho) partially in the all-wheel. Plans the best a few days stay on Pico, to catch a cloud-free day for the climb. One should wear proper hiking boots, also sticks for the descent recommend the right dress for unexpected changes in weather and enough drinks and calorie supply. Mountain experience and / or good physical condition should be, and keep reserves for the crisp descent, which violently goes to the bone. Please do not 'wild' go into the hike, but properly log on to the Mountain House, visit the briefing and carrying the GPS transmitter. As far as the rather unattractive or organizational part of all... has one but reached the crater rim and dares even on the smaller Picinho high, all strains are immediately forgotten. Rewarded the magnificent 360-degree view in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, the brain is flooded with happiness hormones. Round small fumaroles, which prove a sizzle almost 2500 m height: Yes, it is actually on an active volcano! All the higher powers may prevent realizes the idea of some tourism assets, to build a cable car, ever. It is so wonderful just by the fact that even the effort faces enjoying this experience.
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  • Took a day tour of Pico. Went by ferry from Horta, Faial. Unbelievable landscape. Lava fields remind me of Hawaii. Don't miss the vinyards; unlike any vinyards I've ever seen. Little rectangles (6' X ...  more »