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Madeira Day 4 – Funchal

With a flight in the early evening, we decided to spend the last day exploring Funchal’s hills.  We strolled through…

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Madeira Day 3 – West Island tour

Organised tours are generally not my cup of tea…being herded from site to site, crushed under the hoofs of 50…

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Madeira Day 2 – East Island Tour

Luis Suarez, wearing a suit with black bowtie and a chauffeur’s hat, greeted us at the hotel and asked us…

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4 Days in Madeira Day 1 – Around Funchal

It’s wonderful when a place completely surpasses your expectations.  Every view seems sharper and more colourful, every ice-cream creamier and…

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