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Furnas Lake

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"The western of Furnas' two volcanic calderas is partially filled with a crater lake. Lagoa das Furnas (Furnas Lake) has calm, bright green water and is surrounded by an equally green forest. The Furnas Lagoon Trail is an easy, flat, four-mile loop that rings the lake. It passes a chapel, gardens, a monitoring-and-research center, sculptures, a bamboo grove, fumaroles, and mud pools along the way. Parking: If you're entering Furnas from the south, there's a large parking lot across the street from the southeast corner of the lake."
"📌 To book: The area around this lake has various fumaroles and hot springs where locals cook the traditional "cozido." Alternatively, you van visit Furnas Lake on your own time by car to view the area. "
"Arrive early to see the locals cooking 'Cozido das Furnas' in geothermal pits. While in Furnas, explore Terra Nostra Park and savour a dip in their warm mineral pool or go the cheaper and equally beautiful option of Poça da dona beija. "

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