Pico – The Black Island, The Azores

Pico is nicknamed ‘the black island’ for its black, volcanic earth, strange rock formations and black lava rocks. Our next stop on the island is Arcos do Cachorro, a set of volcanic rock formations in the municipality of Madalena. The rock formation is composed of volcanic caves, grottos and lava tubes that extend to the sea creating strong eddies and whirlpools… [click to read more]

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