Who said this?

The isolation of these Islands makes their history and characteristics almost unknown to outsiders. Even those who come to visit see little beyond their first impressions. This book is a discovery. It takes a modern look at the Island’s rich and individual history, many of the idiosyncrasies of which result Read more…

What happened exactly?

Could this phenomenon happen? is maybe one of the most asked questions when looking at the (awful) images that took place last Saturday here on Madeira. There was no tropical storm … no hurricane …. no cyclone … no devastating hard winds … no tsunami-like waves. Just lots of rain Read more…

Seven Wonders of Madeira

Next to the declaration of the New 7 Wonders of the World, that will be announced during the Official Declaration ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday July 7 – 2007 (07.07.07), the Madeirenses will also choose the “seven wonders of Madeira”. A jury selected 14 patrimonial references of Madeira Island Read more…

Important differences

According to you, what are the most important differences between your country and the island of Madeira? Here is a selection of the answers we received on that question…. Anabela (from unknown): Thank you for the question. The difference between my country and Madeira is simply like the old adage Read more…