Azorean Legends as Folklore

Regina Oberschelp de Meneses
Reise & Abenteuer

The Azorean legends deal with everyday life in the past centuries, yet behind the regular routine they reveal a glimpse into the Azorean way of accepting life amidst nature’s whims and human challenges. While visiting the localities mentioned in the stories the reader will be surprised to detect that the Azorean character and the impressive natural environment of the nine Azorean islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean have survived throughout the centuries as they were portrayed in the ancient tales.