Porto Pim beach and whaling factory, Horta, Faial, Ilhas dos Açores, Portugal

Explore: Jul 2, 2008 #246


At the far end of Porto Pim beach, Horta, lies this renovated whaling factory.


The city of Horta is the centre of commerce and services of the island.


Faial Island is a Portuguese island of the Central group of the Azores.

  • fromky 7y

    All the shades of blues and greens in the water are so appealing.
  • DocJon7 7y

    is a paradise!!! beautiful photo!!!obrigado!
  • Gabriela Ciolini 7y

    peeerfect !! ;)
  • Graça Paz 7y

    just amazing!
  • Carlo 7y

  • Photo*Phase 6y

    Just Beauty
  • Arden PRO 6y

    A Stunning place!
    Seen in your Portugal set. (?²ˣ)
  • Silvia Inacio PRO 6y

  • Herald 6y

    Very beautiful scene, I like the light and tones too, it's a great shot!
  • Andre Easter 6y

    Renovated? I remember when it was active.
  • Ⱥndreia 5y

    Convite / Invitation

  • Colorado Sands PRO 4y

    The sunlight and shadow are wonderful!
  • Absinthias 4y

    Herrliche Bucht. Das Foto ist sehr gut aufgebaut, Gerald. Schöne Bereiche mit jeweils einer anderen Grundfarbe. Klasse!
  • amirarif aqmal 4y

    The beautiful sandy beach and its surrounding must have attracted a lot of visitors to this island.
    Great shot and Congrats on EXPLORE.
  • Photo--Graphy 4y

    OHHHHHHHHHH... that is a beautiful shot

  • Elysium 2010 4y

    Very nice place !
    I had the dream to go there and also to Madeira
  • Uschi PRO 3y

    Eine schöne Bucht und ein toller grüner Berghang!

    Wie es aussieht hast du mehr Schnee, Gerald, aber gerade im Moment fängt es hier
    auch an und der Himmel ist total grau geworden :(. Übrigens dachte ich, du seist
    schon Rentner, da so oft unterwegs ;-).
  • Onasill ~ Bill Badzo PRO 1y

    Good location and wonderful with the strong green hill over looking the inlet
  • Sandra PRO 1y

    A pretty capture on the island!
  • Gerald Zinnecker PRO 1y


    Thank you for comments, inviting and favorites!

    @Andre Easter

    It's renovated and a museum now.


    Das mit dem Rentner habe ich jetzt mal überlesen... :-)

    Aber im Januar und März geht es wieder in den Urlaub ;-)
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