From the website of the Madeira Regional Tourism Department you can download the Cultural Agenda for the month March 2007. The Cultural Agenda is published every month by the Madeira Cultural Affairs Department (DRAC). Cultural Agenda, March 2007 – english (516 Kb)
Those who come to Madeira often and hires a car to drive around might have noticed that some locals think that they were born too slow and seek to cross the borders of speed limits. Not only cars, but motorcycles, trucks and even some buses. Luckily not all members of the road have this â€˜kickâ€™. But often you will hear
Winston Churchill is one of the many great names the island of Madeira had the honour to have as a visitor. Other visitors we can recall are Empress Sissi of Austria, Emperor Karl I of Austria – Karl von Hapsburg (also known as Charles IV of Hungary), or George Bernard Shaw and so on. Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, a nature
No, do not be frightened! There was no earthquake here on Madeira. On the contrary of the Azores Islands … the archipelago of Madeira is very stable. Even when you consider that the whole archipelago (Madeira, Porto Santo and Desertas) emerged from the sea thanks to large eruptions and volcano activities 700,000 years ago. Below you will see an image
(By Willisha) Yesterday my friend and I have treated ourselves with a beauty day in the newest hotel of Madeira, The Golden Residence Hotel (www.goldenresidencehotel.com). The hotel offers good Spa & Wellness facilities, with all kinds of treatments and packages, for reasonable prices. We started with a Rasul (maybe you have the same question as me: what is a Rasul???).
There are a few ways to see the city of Funchal from sky. By helicopter …. by cable car …. from the cable balloon at the Marina. But did you know there is another way to see all the Funchalense rooftops from above? Namely from a paraglide. A guy from Madeira started his paragliding stunt from the mountain side behind
Alberto João Cardoso Gonçalves Jardim, (born Funchal, Madeira Island, February 4, 1943) president of the regional government of Madeira, resigns his office as a protest to the Portuguese government’s 2007 budget, which reduces fund for the islands. According to Jardim the new budget would mean that he would not be able to complete projects undertaken during his 2004-2008 term. “This
Charles count de Lambert is a famous French/Russian aviator. He was the first student taught by Wilbur Wright in France. On October 18, 1909, he was the first to fly over Paris and around the Eiffel Tower. In addition, he set an altitude record that same day. He was also the first aviator to fly in Holland (The Netherlands) on
Soon the Carnival fever will start here on the island. See previous blog Carnival – Mardi Gras – Carnaval But have you asked yourself … what does the word Carnival / Carnaval mean? Wikipedia, world’s free encyclopedia, offers some answers: The Carnival Season is a holiday period during the two weeks before the traditional Christian fasting of Lent. The origin
Here is part 2 of the travel program Stepping the World where Richard and his team went to out to discover the island of Madeira. Duration 13.55 minutes …. Enjoy! Click twice on the arrow in the image to start the video. If this does not work, then go here to visit the corresponding YouTube page.
Part one of the travel program Stepping the World where Richard and his team went to out to discover the island of Madeira. Duration 10.21 minutes …. Enjoy! Click twice on the arrow in the image to start the video. If this does not work, then go here to visit the corresponding YouTube page.
One of the dangers the web resources can have is the inaccurate information that some website might publish. Most people think that what they read on the web … must be also true. Unfortunately not everything what you see here is true. I could tell you now that I am 27 years, good looking, have blue eyes and millionaire …
Did you know that canoeing is now the fastest growing water sport here on the island of Madeira? They even organize race around the island. Each year, participants from all over Portugal come to Madeira Island to test their strength and stamina with the best canoeists. The race takes place in August and begins at Funchal harbour. JoÃ£o MendonÃ§a and