Captain Muniz the Gloucester star on Wicked Tuna, lands a Tuna the hard way with a harpoon, just like his Portuguese ancestors from the Azores. Also see Capt. Muniz prepare his tools of the trade.
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Gloucester has a strong tie to the Azores, I hope you enjoy.
A video of the Festival of Lajes do Pico where I was born… parade of old traditions.
The current church was built in 1914, after the original church burned down.
The church was modeled after the Santa Maria Madelena church in Madelena, Pico, Azores, shown above in a mid 1900 circa post card.
My family and I recently returned from a fabulous trip to Sao Miguel, Azores. Attached is a picture of Jim and Odin representing near Lomba de Sao Pedro (meaning the Hill of Saint Peter), which we thought was appropriate for the Gloucester followers! I have included a few more pictures of the beautiful scenery. It is an absolutely amazing place!
All the best,