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Madeira News

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Photos

Just a quick heads up. I have 2 albums of stunning photos taken on the island, the photos are by 2 photographers, and will be posting them very soon....

Anona Festival

Next weekend 2nd - 3rd March sees the annual Anona Festival in Faial. The festival started in 1990, where producers in the region wanted to promote their pro...
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In The News

Just a few stories in the news which may be of interest. Work has started on the lido swimming complex which was closed after damage to the area in 2010, The...
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Quinta do Lorde

I managed to get out to Quinta do Lorde in Caniçal yesterday. Although it was raining when we arrived, I could see blue sky was on the way, and sure enough t...

Another Tunnel Fire

Another Fire in a Tunnel at Quinta Grand caused panic last week. A car caught fire in the tunnel which quickly filled with smoke after all electricity failed, s...
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Funchal Works

 A reader of my blog has sent me a couple of Photos of the on going works on the front of Funchal. Taken from the Porto Santo Maria Hotel in January 2013, wh...
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Carnival Madeira

The Carnival in Madeira is getting more and more popular, and this year saw a group of British tourists join the parade organised by the Porto Bay group. Full ...

Lobo Marinho

For those of us living on the South East of the Island, something has been missing out in the ocean... The Porto Santo Ferry (Lobo Marinho) has been in the Can...

Madeira Romantic

The Times of India, has listed the 10 most romantic places to visit before you die, and Madeira has made it into the top 10.  You can see the top 10 places by c...

Fire In Tunnel

A fire in the tunnel at Madelena do Mar yesterday was caused by a lorry catching fire. The fire broke out at 10am yesterday morning in the tunnel which links M...
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Carnival

Its almost Carnival time in Madeira, The main dates for Carnival are the 6th - 13th February. The Children's Carnival is on the Friday 8th February between 10...