On the following slide show you can see images related to the Funchal 500 Years celebration taking place this year. Next to the photos of the 500th Anniversary there are also pictures of the vessels that will be participating the Funchal 500 Tall Ships Regatta, and arriving in Funchal on 2-5 October 2008.
A new blog Madeira Walking is looking for beginner or experienced enthusiast walkers, social walkers or solitary stroller, who have visited Madeira Island (or are living on Madeira), and wants share their thoughts, views, experiences, suggestions with fellow walkers and nature lovers. The Madeira Walking Blog is a free consumer generated media that offers reviews and information to help travelers
We have a new site with the name ‘Video Sights Madeira‘. This is a videoblog in which we will publish a selection of the best online videos and films made of Madeira Islands. Check out the various videos of island visitors or locals from Madeira that have uploaded into YouTube and other video websites. For those who missed for example
Are there any Wi-Fi Hotspots (Public wireless acces) on Madeira Islands? Click here here and see it for yourself. P.S. check here for a List of Wi-Fi Hotspots on Madeira. For the time being it is a free service.
UPDATE JANUARY 2012 As per 30 of January 2012 the ferry service of the operator Naviera Armas, that was linking Portugal (Portimão) with Funchal, was discontinued due to huge increase of the operating costs associated to the port of Funchal. Unfortunately there is (for the time being) no Ro-Ro ferry service between the mainland Portugal and the Atlantic Isles of
For those who are looking for detailed weather information and weather forecasting, visit the following links/sites: WindGuru Madeira Weather Forecast Meteorological Warning System Satellite Weather Animation 10 Day Local Weather Forecast