Category Archives: Travel

Back on the road

levadeiro/ June 6, 2006/ Attractions, Driving, Madeira, Travel, Uncategorized

Back from the past … the old Dodge Brothers (see image), 20 seats old-timer, is back on the Madeiran roads. The 73 years old piece of history is making trips between Funchal and Câmara de Lobos. Source: Diário de Notícias da Madeira

Fresh Weekend

levadeiro/ June 6, 2006/ Dance, Events, Madeira, Music, Things To Do, Tips, Travel, Uncategorized

The company “Fresh Produções”, in an unusual initiative taking place between the 14th and 18th of June, is promoting the “Fresh Weekend” event, which, in addition to a musical component, also has other activities of great interest. The “Quinta da Rochinha” lodge at Ponta de Sol and the Hotel Calheta Beach will be the hosts for this event where the

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Wallet size currency cheat sheet

levadeiro/ May 25, 2006/ Tips, Travel, Uncategorized

What does the Madeira visitors from the UK, the US, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Asian countries, South Africa, Venezuela and others all have in common? When paying in Euros they ask themselves ‘How much does that cost in …’ their own currency? There is a handy way to solve this. Travelocity offers a currency converter page that allows you to print

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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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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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