At a Glance
Nestled along the waters of the Atlantic, the archipelago of the Azores is known for its volcanic formations, maritime legacy and warm communities. Experience the best of the Azores during this online learning adventure, live from the islands! With local experts, enjoy virtual field trips to the islands of Sao Miguel, Pico, Faial and Terceira to discover the natural and cultural differences of each island, stopping to learn about volcanoes, hot springs and geothermal activity. Get insight into tea production at an Azorean tea plantation, enjoy an expert-led “walk” at the gardens of Terra Nostra, and enjoy a visit to Peter’s Café, a well-known port of call for sea travelers worldwide. Take in lectures on the history and geography of the Azores, the impact of the world wars on this archipelago, as well as modern efforts to harness geothermal power. Get to know your fellow Road Scholars as you enjoy opportunities for discussion, a musical presentation by a local musician and an opportunity to some local Azorean residents.