Attractions

Back on the road

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 Read more…

By levadeiro, ago
Dance

Fresh Weekend

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 Read more…

By levadeiro, ago
Madeira

Timeshare Questions

I just received the following question about Time Share: We have the following question. 5 years ago we bought a time-share. Now have an enormous debt of about 15,000 euro and we pay each month 278 euro. Now the maintenance Read more…

By levadeiro, ago
Madeira

Surf’s Up!

I am going to Madeira for Holidays. What? Madeira?? Only old people goes for holidays to that island! There is nothing there for young people like us. (Looking at his hair …. grey!) Like you?? Yes! Name one typically thing Read more…

By levadeiro, ago
Madeira

Surf Music

As I mentioned in my previous blog … each day I search for information about Madeira. I need to filter out all the ‘wood’ (translated in Portuguese is ‘madeira’) and Madeira Beach (located in Florida). Lately I came across another interesting category … namely The Madeira …. The band! Yes … a band called ‘The Madeira’ from the US … and they play … no! not the Madeira Bailinho or folklore music … this band plays ‘Surf music’. What is Surf music? (more…)

By levadeiro, ago
Attractions

Bailinho da Madeira

I came across the next short film of Anton Withagen from Eindhoven (Netherlands). It gives an impression of the traditional folklore dance called Bailinho da Madeira (The dance of Madeira). Now … do not go thinking that all inhabitants on Read more…

By levadeiro, ago
Life

Non-tourist

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 Read more…

By levadeiro, ago