Óbidos Castle, Portugal. The name "Óbidos" probably derives from the Latin term oppidum, meaning "citadel", or "fortified city". The municipality had its origin in an early Roman settlement near the foothills of an elevated escarpment. Information from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%93bidos,_Portugal
City and Harbour of Ponta Delgada the capital of the Azores Islands, Portugal Explore the culture of Ponta Delgada The largest city within the Azores, Ponta Delgada, offers a glimpse into the traditional local culture. Wander the Church of Sao Jose and visit the Carlos Machado Museum. Ponta Delgada is renowned for its pineapple crops, wines and locally produced crafts. The market stalls and boutiques on Ponta Delgada’s main avenue sell jewellery, ceramics and lace products.