Category Archives: Madeira

Flower Festival 2006

levadeiro/ May 1, 2006/ Attractions, Flowers, Madeira, Things To Do, Tips, Travel, Uncategorized

Yesterday was the main highlight of the traditional Flower Festival of Funchal, the parade of flower. More than 1000 of participants, mainly children, covered with the most beautiful flowers parading the streets of Funchal. And as I am man of few words … let the pictures tell you how beautiful it was. Click here to see more pictures (Update 2006-05-01)

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Capturing the Pro capturing

levadeiro/ April 8, 2006/ Images, Levadas, Madeira, Uncategorized

A few weeks ago my friend Hugo invited me for a levada walk … Queimadas to Caldeirão Verde … the path starts at the guesthouse (Queimadas) and goes through a beautiful emerald green paradise … with waterfalls on the way. It is a moderated walk of approximate 4 hours. Just a simple levada walk … you will think. But in

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Non-tourist

levadeiro/ March 25, 2006/ Life, Madeira, Tips, Travel, Uncategorized

For those who think that life on an island, such as Madeira, is about relaxing … sitting on a terrace …. enjoying the sun and a cold drink … … that ONLY applies to the tourists! When you decide to live on Madeira than you are not a tourist any more. There is no hotel service … no room cleaning

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Video – Funchal’s Gala-dress

levadeiro/ February 9, 2006/ Madeira, Music, Uncategorized, Video

I have launched a new video of the Madeira series. A terrific view of the gala-dress that the city of Funchal is wearing during the New Year’s Eve. The lady capital of the island Madeira (Portugal) displays her with lights embroider dress, awaiting the countdown for the fireworks. This was filmed aboard the catamaran Seaborn and the music is none

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