Category Archives: Nature

Walkers Wanted

levadeiro/ April 24, 2008/ Blog, Levadas, Nature, Uncategorized

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

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Natures Flower Festival

levadeiro/ March 3, 2008/ Flowers, Funchal, Nature, Uncategorized

Preparations are taking place in Funchal (Madeira) for the Flower Festival, that will take place from 5 to 6 April. The goal will be to exceed the success of the street parade …. exhibiting and perfuming the air of Funchal with a multiplicity of floral species of the island. Gathering thousands of children on the Praça do Município where they

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Dolphins – Delfines – Delphine – Dauphins – Dolfijnen

levadeiro/ August 11, 2007/ Madeira, Nature, Sea, Uncategorized, Video

Dolphins (Delphinidae) … beautiful aquatic mammals which symbolizes joy, freedom, grace and serenity, are also considered to be the most intelligent of all animals, and are very popular because of their playful attitude and friendly appearances. The waters of Madeira Island (Atlantic Ocean) are frequently blessed with these jewels of the sea … leaping and pushing through the blue waters

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Meteorological Phenomenon

levadeiro/ May 11, 2007/ Funchal, Images, Madeira, Nature, Sea, Uncategorized, Weather

Today on certain parts of Madeira (South Coast) a strange phenomenon took place. It was like in the film of Pirates of the Caribbean …. dense mist from the sea invaded the coastline …. and in it was …… Especially in Funchal you could see the clouds covering a large part of the city like a blanket. Is this the

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Cloud Chase

levadeiro/ May 7, 2007/ Images, Island, Madeira, Music, Nature, Travel, Uncategorized, Video

Last Sunday while Alberto Joao Jardim was resetting his government.dll, my wife and I went together with friends for a drive up to the high planes of Paúl da Serra. Enjoying the magnificent mountain views and clear blue skies above the clouds. It is something that you can not capture on a picture. Even on video you can not see

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Thunder above Madeira Waters

levadeiro/ May 3, 2007/ Images, Island, Madeira, Nature, Sea, Uncategorized, Weather

Bad weather on Madeira Islands? Thunderstorm? No, do not worry! These last few days we have had some beautiful weather here on the islands and still more to come. No, this picture (Thunder above Madeira Waters) was taken in November last year. Rob Dekker from the Netherlands has captured the thunder lighting that ‘played tag’ with the Atlantic Ocean. Such

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