March 25, 2018

Madeira II

Nine years ago we visited Madeira for the first time. Lately, we returned to the island for another hiking trip. I was quite interested to see what changed in that time. Well, not too much: They built an awful lot of tunnels and streets in the Funchal area – so driving got a bit easier – and also the hotel suburbs of Funchal grew even bigger and even more repellent. Oh yes: and Funchal airport was named to Christiano Ronaldo Airport, who apparently was born on the island. Read more

January 7, 2018

Blast from the past: Madeira

Nine years ago we visited Madeira for the first time. As we are planning another hiking trip on Madeira , I went through the old photos and other recordings to find out where we have been. I also used the opportunity to post some pictures which appear to be taken with my first 6MP DSLR. Back then, times were simple (we were savages!) and I had no GPS tracker or smart phone with tracker app. Read more

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