It's worth visiting Furnas for the geothermal activity, but also the pretty little town itself. When travelling from the south, the first interesting spot is reached by following the cobbled road around the lake. That's where the local restaurants bury their food pots to cook the contents. There's a nominal fee for parking. On reaching the town, it's worth wandering... 更多
Have seen other volcanic pools and rising steam but I think this is the first where hotels bury "dustbins" containing food which then cooks due to the heat.Extensive areas of bubbling water and also many running streams which made an interesting walk around finding them all. Although not the largest I have seen it was well worth a visit and... 更多
This area was not spewing lava, but is is an location of bubbling areas and sulfuric smoke, which looks white not yellow. They even cook huge pots of food for hours. It's a big event to watch them remove it from their sleeves. They are covered with a large round lid and then covered with dirt. A couple of restaurants... 更多
Bubbling hot springs and sulfur are all around this town. You can even see them cooking in the hot springs a type of stew. Many streets start with the name Canada so it was a surprise.
This town has some lovely sights to see. We parked at a hotel to ask some questions, the lady on reception was friendly, informative and gave us a map of the island to help us find our way. We asked about the upside down house, this sounds like a generator for the town, the lady said she think the person... 更多
This is a beautiful area and we went back twice to cover as many of the sights as possible. There are geothermal areas, hot springs, restaurants (some serving the traditional dish - cozido - cooked in the steaming volcanic area), thermal baths, interesting architecture, lakes, gardens, shops, areas to hike and canoe. Bring good walking shoes!