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September 16, 2018

Pico Island is one of the islands in the Azores. The water is deep all around the island because it was formed by an underwater volcano. Because of this, it is good for whale watching. My family and I went on a whale watching tour when we stayed on Pico. We were so luc...

August 15, 2018

There are many beautiful tiles found throughout Portugal. They are called azulejos which comes from the arabic word meaning "polished stone". The original colours were green, blue, yellow, and white. Now the most common colours are blue and white.

They were first brough...

May 26, 2018

The oryx, also called the gemsbok, is the national animal of Namibia. It is part of the big antelope family. It has two long straight horns which measure up to 85 cm. Both females and males have horns. It has light brown over most of its body and white on its legs. The...

May 8, 2018

In the Namib desert, we went on a really cool desert safari to see the "Little Five". The Little Five (actually 6) are: the white cartwheeling spider, the chameleon, the thermal dancing (shovel-snouted )lizard, the Palmato gecko, the sidewinder adder, and legless skink...

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