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THE STORE The “AZORES | GREENMARK” is the only company in the Azores linking the services in conservation and environmental protection with the organization of tourist entertainment activities. We strive for a green, clean and intact Azorean nature in our tourist activities that can promote the Azores destination as a sustainable destination is part of corporate social responsibility. Regarding the company’s mission, in addition to environmental protection and conservation, also has as its main focus, developing tourism animation activities that foster real experiences to their customers

in particular through exclusive packages that highlight the beauty of the natural landscapes of the Azores, history and customs of the Azorean people and the immense architectural heritage and religious existing in the Azores islands. The “AZORES | GREENMARK” has a tourism shop located in one of the most visited places of the city of Ribeira Grande. You can have direct contact with the company and enjoy a rather cozy atmosphere as well as enjoy a lot of totally free complementary services mainly informative and promotional of the Azores destination.

The “AZORES | GREENMARK” has a tourist shop located in one of the most visited places of the city of Ribeira Grande. You can have direct contact with the company enjoy a rather cozy atmosphere as well as enjoy a lot of totally free complementary services mainly informative and promotion of the Azores destination.

Activities The tourist entertainment activities of the “AZORES GREENMARK” have a custom character and its intention for the tourist to feel the nature, live the experience, satisfy its desire of knowing and discovering the true meaning of the Azores nature.


Hiking Trails The green nature of the Azores deserves to be discovered. Live the adventure of discovering the most fabulous and exciting hiking trails in the Azores. Walk through shortcuts, forests, rivers, cliffs, lakes and find heavenly places that makes the hiking trails of the “AZORES GREENMARK” an unforgettable experience, pleasant and suitable for your physical abilities. Feel the nature of the Azores walking with us or through us on the most sensational hiking trails of the Azores. And afterwards we have more for you...

GREEN WATERS Walk with us in pure nature, enjoy a majestic waterfall and visit the green water dam, you can also drink the water in its purest form directly from the spring. The full day will also include the traditional cozido from the Caldeiras! Relax in the hot thermal waters of a Natural Monument and finish your adventure with the image of the emblematic Lagoa do Fogo. DETAILS:

- Half Day or Full Day; - Trail difficulty: EASY - Trail Extension: 5 Km; - Trail Duration: Around 2 Hours; - Main Spots: Caldeira Velha; Lagoa do Fogo; Ponta do Cintrão and City of Ribeira Grande

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35€

Go through the circuit of the volcanic eruption of 1563 that swallowed part of the city of Ribeira Grande. If you book an all day excursion you may also visit the Ribeira Grande Geothermal plant, one of a kind in Europe, and then you can relax in the natural pools with thermal water heated by the interior of the volcano. DETAILS:

- Half Day or Full Day; - Trail difficulty: EASY - Trail extension: 2.5 km; - Trail duration: Around 1:45 hours; - Main spots: Caldeira Velha; Lagoa do Fogo; Immigration Museum; Ribeira Grande Geothermal plant and Santa Barbara.

35€

the princess ring

The AZORES | GREENMARK will take you on a walk through tunnels and aqueducts, springs and puddles, with the intention of showing you the “Hell Window”, a cavity created by the power of erosion of the water. The full day will also include the beautiful village of Vila Franca do Campo and a nice glimpse of its islet. View the magnificent waterfall of Lombadas from Monte Escuro.

See the islet of Vila Franca with other eyes! Dive on the crystal waters of the princess ring and observe the aquatic environment and the sealife present on this natural reserve. In the afternoon and after a good lunch enjoy the taste of one of the traditional pastries and oldest of the island of São Miguel. After that go to the center of the Island and visit the beautiful Congro Lake through its trail!

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- Half Day or Full Day; - Trail difficulty: EASY - Trail Extension: 7,3 Km; - Trail Duration: Around 3 Hours; - Main Spots: Caldeira Velha; Lagoa do Fogo; Vila franca do Campo, Monte Escuro and Caldeiras of Ribeira Grande

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VOLCANO TRAIL

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WINDOW’S HELL TRAIL

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35€

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- Full Day; - Trail difficulty: Easy - Trail extension: 2.7 km; - Trail duration: Around 1 hour; - Main spots: Água d’ Alto, The shrine of Senhora da Paz, Islet of Vila Franca, Congro’s Lake

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50€

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Tea of nature

Viola’s trail

Join us and walk through the only tea plantations of Europe, visit the tea factories and experience the various types of tea! After a well-watered and typical azorean lunch you can visit a museum which displays several patents on the old tools used in the professions of the people of São Miguel. Finally, relax and enjoy with a bath in the hot springs of Caldeira Velha so that you can reach home rejuvenated.

Come with us on a walk on the north coast line, where you will find some water mills, a wild beach with many springs and a small waterfall. After lunch learn about the production of tobacco and visit the Lake of São Brás. Before ending the day AZORES | GREENMARK will introduce you to the fishing village of Rabo de Peixe!

DETAILS:

- Full Day; - Trail difficulty: EASY; - Trail extension: 6 km; - Trail duration: Around 2 hours; - Main spots: Porto Formoso and Gorreana Tea Factories, Municipal Museum of Ribeira Grande; Caldeira Velha and Lagoa do Fogo.

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45€

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DETAILS:

- Full Day; - Trail difficulty: Medium - Trail extension: 5.75 km; - Trail duration: Around 4 hours; - Main spots: Ribeira Funda; Maia; Tobacco Museum; Lake of São Brás and Rabo de Peixe.

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levada’s TRAIL

blue puddle

Join AZORES GREENMARK and visit the Lagoa do Fogo Lake through an iconic trail that starts on the south coast of São Miguel island. During the trail you will learn about its fauna and flora surrounding the natural reserve.

AZORES GREENMARK will introduce you to one of the only tea factories in the Europe, after that let your self be involved with the adventure spirit and follow us on a walk to the discovery of a blue puddle! Enjoy yourself with a traditional Azorean meal and go for a nice small walk at Furnas parish, admiring its hot springs, drinking its mineral waters and contemplating its majestic lake!

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Full Day; Trail difficulty: MEDIUM Trail extension: 11 km; Trail duration: Around 4 hours; Main spots: Água D’Alto; Lagoa do Fogo and Cerâmica Vieira.

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45€

Let the AZORES | GREENMARK present you one of the seven natural wonders of Portugal. The twin lakes in Sete Cidades parish are one of the most idyllic places on the island of São Miguel. If you stay with us all day you will have lunch in the parish and then relax with a cool walk around the Blue Lake. To end your Azores Greenmark experience we will take you to relax on the thermal waters of Ferraria! DETAILS:

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35€

Full Day; Trail difficulty: EASY Trail extension: 2.7 km; Trail duration: Around 1:30 hours; Main spots: Tea Factory; Salto do Cavalo and Furnas

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Full Day; Trail difficulty: EASY Trail extension: 4.4 km; Trail duration: Around 2 hours; Main spots: Povoação and Vila Franca do Campo

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55€

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the tenth island

a leep into the dark

Visit with AZORES GREENMARK the «tenth island» of Azores , the Nordeste county. We will show you a natural park with its magnificent waterfall and its water mills. Go for a hike and discover about the fauna and flora of the Azores. Enjoy a traditional Azorean meal, walk on the center of the village and discover its main monuments and museums. Learn all about one of the rarest birds on Europe

Come with us and we will show you the Caldeiras of Ribeira Grande, a secondary sign of volcanic activity! Try the different types of the water on the old ruins of a factory at Lombadas. Come along and venture to one of the toughest trails of the green island that crosses from north to south ending with the final image of the islet of Vila Franca!

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Go for a walk on the most know and one of the best hiking trails on the island of São Miguel, admire a wonderful waterfall while enjoying a picnic in the forest. You will visit the first place of the island to be populated. On the way back make a stop at Vila Franca do Campo and watch the village and the islet!

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- Full Day; - Trail difficulty: EASY - Trail extension: 6.6 km; - Trail duration: Around 2 hours; - Main spots: Ribeira dos Caldeirões; Nordeste, Centro do Priolo e miradouros do Nordeste

Half Day or Full Day; Trail difficulty: EASY Trail extension: 4 km; Trail duration: Around 2 hours; Main spots: Sete Cidades and Ferraria

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sete cidades vulcano

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DETAILS:

- Full Day; - Trail difficulty: MEDIUM - Trail extension: 13 km; - Trail duration: Around 4 hours; - Main spots: Caldeiras da Ribeira Grande; Lombadas and Igreja Nossa Senhora da Paz

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65€

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Nature Sightseeing The “AZORES GREENMARK” it´s a member of the Natural Park Network of the Azores through the “Sustainable Partners for Development of the Azores.” In this sense the company will enhance itself with the experience and information on the experience of the real nature in the Azores, making it through geological routes, hikings and walks amongst the vegetation and endemic animals and other pedestrian activities that will frame the endogenous environmental aspect as a differentiating factor for the visitor. DETAILS: - Half Day or Full Day;

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60€

PRÍOLO Join AZORES | GREENMARK on a guided visit to the Environmental Center of Priolo and learn all about one of more endangered species and rare species of all Europe! The Environmental Center of Priolo has the main goal to teach and to preserve the habitat of this endangered specie!

THE AZORES ENDEMICS Visit with us the Natural Reserve of Nordeste county which include many endemic species of the Azores. If you stay for the afternoon, first, treat yourself with the fabulous taste of the traditional Cozido of Furnas, cooked under the ground with the heat of the earth and then walk through one of the most famous places of São Miguel, “Terra Nostra Park” and learn about some of their plants. To ending the trail visit the Monetarization Center of Furnas Lake and learn about its fauna and flora!

geocaching

Note: This activity is adapted to the expectations, physical, mental and psychological capacity of the group or guest. The difficulty level can be adjusted to all ages and genders.

The activities of “Teambuilding” are increasingly valued by the interaction between people. Team work and mutual aid with the knowledge of others has the potential to be an experience in itself sufficient. Now add more adventure and competition! The example of geocaching and other similar activities will give customers unique and breathtaking experience, enjoying the beauty and rediscovering each trail and route bringing closer to the history of the Azores.

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If you and your friends want to have an adventure with adrenaline and still compete to win a prize nothing like experiencing the orientation activities and geocaching of the “AZORES GREENMARK”. Nothing is easy and nothing will be done at random. If you think you have the right capabilities to discover, learn, survive the difficult and reach the end, then you will have to overcome yourself.

team bulding

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Get together with your friends and go for an adventure in search of a common goal. Discover clues to achieve awards and put your mind and creativity at the highest level of attention. See if you can?!

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speleology GEOCACHING – THE HIDDEN TREASURE Make geochache specially prepared by AZORES | GREENMARK for your creativity and imagination taking advantage of the only places and clues that only we have. What will be the treasure?

GEOCACHING – THE GREEN MARK Make geochache specially prepared by AZORES GREENMARK for your creativity and imagination taking advantage of the only places and clues that only we have for you.

The Speleological activity in “AZORES | GREENMARK” is quite innovative. Unlike many places where a tourist only covers natural caves, our activities go beyond. We also are going to explore caves created by volcanic eruptions in the heart of the cities of Ribeira Grande and Ponta Delgada. These activities always have an interesting interaction of historical perspective. DETAILS: - Half Day or Full Day; - Main spots: Gruta do Carvão, Capelas

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PEDDY PAPER - IN SEARCH OF CLUES

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45€

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Gruta do carvão Visit a cave with the total extension of 1912 meters split between 3 paths, learn about the old professions of the Azorean people and geological formations on the north coast!


SNORKELING

Hidrospeed

The “AZORES | GREENMARK” offer an underwater tourist entertainment package in the island of São Miguel. You don’t need to be a diving expert to feel the freshness of the waters of the Atlantic and see the immense underwater life along the coast of the island.

The “AZORES GREENMARK” it´s a member of the Natural Park Network of the Azores through the “Sustainable Partners for Development of the Azores.” In this sense the company will enhance itself with the experience and information on the experience of the real nature in the Azores, making it through geological routes, hikings and walks amongst the vegetation and endemic animals and other pedestrian activities that will frame the endogenous environmental aspect as a differentiating factor for the visitor.

DETAILS: - Half Day or Full Day; - Main spots: Ferraria, Porto St.ª Iria, Faial da Terra, Nordeste e Praia da Viola

SÃO MIGUEL Snorkeling Snorkeling on the Azores Islands is something else! It´s just fabulous.

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Mountaineering

Book now and come with us experience one of the best activities of the Azores islands!

PICO DA VARA

The tourist entertainment packages involving mountaineering are authentic adventures of difficulty and persistence. Venture into hoking trails through the mountains of the islands of São Miguel, Pico and Flores.

Integrated on the volcanic basalt complex of Nordeste, with around 4 million years old, it’s the highest point of the island of São Miguel, join us on a climb to the top and enjoy some of the best views of the green island on this natural reserve with 1105 meters high! Climb up to the clouds!

If you think will be just climbing up, you’re wrong, you will also have to descend! You can also film your trails with your camera and later on recall your best moments. See the Azores from a higher perspective!

This package involves air travel to the Pico Island, accommodation, many leisure activities and especially, enjoy one of the best experiences in terms of mountaineering in the country - Climb to the highest point in Portugal – to the PEAK.

DETAILS: - Full Day; - Main spots: Pico da Vara

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PICO’S MOUNTAIN CLIMBING

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Events/ festivals/ popular traditions The AZORES GREENMARK will take you to exprience the best social events, to get in the best festivals and to participate in the popular and traditions parties. Come with us and feel the Azorean party spirit!

Santo Cristo dos Milagres

The religious event of Santo Cristo dos Milagres is a special occasion in which many of the Azorean descendants come back to visit their family and at the same time to enjoy a time of festivities dedicated to a 16th century image.

flower festival In this event all the parishes that belong to the council of the city of Ribeira Grande will decorate a small truck with flowers and then make a flower carpet in front of the city hall of Ribeira Grande.

fEIRA QUINHENTISTA Is a medieval fair that counts with a few hundred local people parading on the city which is decorated according to the time, this event goes on for a week and here you can try some typical Azorean food and enjoy a good time!

Climb through the trails and rural roads to discover the lakes of the island of Flores. This package is a magnificent experience. No wonder they call it the «Flowers Island». This package involves air travel to the island of Flores, accommodation, meals and many other leisure activities. person

Hidrospeed in streams, ponds, waterfalls and in the Azores sea is not recommended to anyone but those who dream to become conquerors and fell the rush.

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FLORES ISLAND LAKES

80€

SÃO MIGUEL hidrospeed

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Best Sightseeing spots Guided theme tours of AZORES | GREENMARK are characterized by being outdoor tourism activities that give visitors the chance to visit the most important sights of the Azores through a set of themes.The mixture of nature with the customs, history and culture of the Azores is an excellent opportunity for knowledge and personal enrichment.

ThERMAL ROUTE

MUSEUM ROUTE

Come and relax during the morning on the thermal waters of the botanical garden of Terra Nostra Park and let yourself appreciate by its romantic landscaping. If your intention is to extend to the afternoon so enjoy the traditional Cozido of Furnas, prepared with the heat from the land and walk through the cen ter of Furnas parish visiting the hot springs, tasting the unique and different mineral waters. Finally relax again on the thermal waters of Poça da Beija!

The AZORES | GREENMARK will take you to know the most interesting museum route in the island. You will know a few of the human artefacts related to the military history of the Azores, the old professions of the Micaelense people, the first Regional Treasure, the necessary processes for the production of tobacco and much more... Last but not least relax with a cup of best and famous Azorean liqueurs!

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- Half Day or Full Day; - Main spots: Caldeira Velha, Terra Nostra, Furnas, Dona Beija

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35€

The AZORES | GREENMARK will take you on a thematic tour accompanied by tea history in the Azores, visiting the only two tea factories in Europe and the meeting the first tea factory currently abandoned. Between different couples of tea appreciate the magnificent contrast between the ocean and the green of the nature of the north cost of São Miguel island! DETAILS:

- Half Day - Main spots: Porto Formoso, Gorrena and Santa Iria

35€

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Join us on an extraordinary walk through the main points of the city of Ribeira Grande. Visit places that will leave you amazed. History, nature, gastronomy, monuments and museums make the city of Ribeira Grande unique in the Azores islands.Enjoy lunch and the traditional cozido das Caldeiras of Ribeira Grande, enjoy the typical liqueurs, visit the best beaches in the Azores, and many other wonderful places. DETAILS:

- Half Day or Full Day; - Main spots: Ribeira Grande

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TEA ROUTE

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RIBEIRA GRANDE BEST SIGHTSEEING SPOTS

- Half Day or Full Day; - Main spots: City Tour on the city of Ribeira Grande

35€

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RABO DE PEIXE BEST SIGHTSEEING SPOTS

SÃO MIGUEL BEST SIGHTSEEING SPOTS

Let us introduce you to the most famous fishing village of Portugal, the Rabo de Peixe village! Humble people with a very pronounced accent but with a great spirit of adventure and the best to deal with the art of fishing, make the town one of the most eccentric and interesting places to visit on the island of São Miguel .

Meet the majestic lakes of the island of São Miguel, enjoy its color contrast, its main hot springs which are a living testimony of the secondary manifestations of volcanism still present on the island, lunch always very well and then mix a bit of history and culture in your fine day!

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- Half Day or Full Day; - Main spots: Naval production, Boat Ride and Center of the Town

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55€

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- Half Day or Full Day; - Main spots: Visit to the 3 main lakes of the Island of São Miguel

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80€

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Azores holidays It is a vacation package where “AZORES GREENMARK” takes you to visit the nature and historical costumes of the other Azores islands. You just have to choose the Azores islands! - Bullfights with a rope on the Terceira Island?! - The St. Cristo Boiler on São Jorge Island?! - Climb the highest mountain in Portugal in Pico Island?! - Where the waterfalls are fascinating in Flores Island?! Want more, don´t worry we have it! Prepare yourself, select your animation and let´s go have an unforgettable vacation! Price Since:

ECO3ISLANDS AZORES HOLIDAYS This package is intended for visitors who want to visit three Azores Islands. In advance the AZORES | GREENMARK organizes the activities that the customer selects so that it can enjoy a pleasant and relaxing stay. Enjoy Azores Islands with AZORES | GREENMARK!

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Personalized packages Are customized packages of tourist activities targeted to individual customers or groups who want special treatment or something special. These packages are addressed to certain activities which interact with nature and are especially fun.

EXCLUSIVE ACTIVITIES These are Animation activities exclusively prepared to the taste of each person or group!

VIP TOURS

EXECUTIVE TOURS

The “VIP TOURS” is characterized for being an tourism animation activity different with pre defined activity circuits with the most high end quality and innovation - circuits exclusively dedicated to the best places and best services that represent the “Azores” mark (nature, gastronomy, culture and services), using an high end car (Mercedes Model SUV GLV) with capacity for urban driving and off-road, a lot of comfort on board, high levels of security technology, discretion, exclusivity and yet, an activity accompanied by a guide with high habilations, knowing the profession, protocols, conduit rules, education and presentation. The circuits “VIP TOURS” are exclusive and personal to the clients schedules or visitors and can start at the airport of João Paulo II or at the Portas do Mar.

The AZORES | GREENMARK has the correct access to a network that ensures the success of your search. What are you waiting for?

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The activities of tourism animation “EXECUTIVE TOURS” are characterized for clients (visitors or tourists) that normally stay for less than one day in the region. There are many visitors that arrive to the island of São Miguel only for business, meetings, or then, come through cruise ships. This type of clients, intend to obtain exclusive tourism activities, that are specific to: good gastronomy, visits to the main spots of the island, physic activities or outdoors, relaxing services other services complementary to the main package.

PRIVATE TOURS The activities of tourism animation “PRIVATE TOURS” are characterized for clients (visitors or tourists) that normally stay between tree a five days in the region. Unlike the other tour offers existing on the island of São Miguel, these activities are exclusive for clients that appreciate certain characteristics in entertainment like: exclusivity, high-end service, efficiency and complementary to other activities that involve different types of food, open doors and nature and relaxing activities.


Azores GreenMark Tourism shop Phone: +351 296 472 204 MobilePhone: +351 961 809 581 +351 961 809 714 Address: Largo Gaspar Frutuoso nº3 9600-513 Matriz - Ribeira Grande São Miguel, Azores, Portugal Email: info@azoresgreenmark.com

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