You would not come to the Azores or Faial just to see the Marina of Horta and the paintings by sailors who have docked here. But this is a must see if visiting the island. Wander along the quays and try to think about the great adventures the brave people who made these paintings had, how they gave up jobs and a comfortable life for this once in a lifetime experience to cross or re-cross the Atlantic and how it changed them as people, couples or families. It is nice to see how many people did it as families.
Have a drink after in Peter's cafe - Cafe Sport. Think about how many people were desperate to reach dry land and celebrate with a gin and tonic or humble beer in this famous watering hole
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