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Pico between the 5 best islands secret of the world

Pico entre as 5 melhores ilhas secretas do mundoThe island of Pico in the Azores, is among the five best islands of secret world, classification attributed this Friday, by the BBC. THE heritage listed by UNESCO and the landscape of the culture of vineyards on the island of Pico (grown in floor of lava) are some of the characteristics that, according to the BBC, make the island special.

Christine Ciarmelloo, the BBC journalist, points out that the island "remains virtually unknown" and praises the beauty of the island, which was part of a of the expeditions of Columbus, highlighting the predominant landscape based on floor of lava.

The landscape of the culture of the vine of Pico Island, an area with 987 hectares, was classified heritage of UNESCO in 2004. The zone includes a landscape of linear walls parallel and perpendicular to the line of rocky coast, where the vines are grown in floor of black lava.

The BBC also highlights one of the places of the island that has remained unchanged by the passage of time, the Bay of the Pocinho, a bathing area, in the place of the mountain, in the county of Magdalene the peak.

The best secret islands of the world classified by BBC are always five, and the criterion of classification to the maintenance of the natural state of these territories. In addition to the peak, this year the BBC also lists the following islands: Scrub ( in the British Virgin Islands), Con Dao (Vietnam), Gotska Sandön (Sweden) and Gili Trawangan (Indonesia).

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