Arrival in Santa Maria - May 24th

55 miles  and we reached Santa Maria, famous for white beaches and ..........a lot of chimneys!

 Still looking good after over 1000 miles

Still looking good after over 1000 miles

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 Shame that there is little wind and overcast -but the many shades of green are wonderful on this small island.

Shame that there is little wind and overcast -but the many shades of green are wonderful on this small island.

 The small church of de Nossa Senhora dos Anjos, Baìa dos Anjos, Santa Maria 

The small church of de Nossa Senhora dos Anjos, Baìa dos Anjos, Santa Maria 

 giving thanks in the steps of Christopher Columbus and his crew.

giving thanks in the steps of Christopher Columbus and his crew.