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... by relatively new roads built with EU
funds that are largely through tunnels through the mountains or on high bridges
across the valleys. Before that it used to take ages to travel short distances
around the island’s steep terrain.
Our first stop was at a ridgetop viewpoint overlooking the sea
and the town of Machico, which was the first settlement on Madeira because of
good natural harbor. The first day’s planned walk was ...
A Little bit about this Madeira (Funchal) - Portugal:
The capital of Madeira is named after the fennel (funcha) that once flowered there in profusion. The largest island in the Madeira Archipelago was discovered in 1419 by Portuguese explorers venturing south into the Atlantic. The island is nearly equidistant from Lisbon and the African coast, and its unique geographical position allowed Madeira to play a pivotal role in European discovery. Seamen such as ...
We have been on this ship for 5 days now, with 10 more to come. Being the newest of the Celebrity fleet, it is loaded with all the bells and whistles you could want. It's a beautiful ship, too, with art everywhere, some of which is outlandish or high-tech. For instance, a framed painting which is actually a slow ever-changing video. The ship's atrium features a full-size living tree suspended in mid-air high overhead. The top deck has a large grassy lawn ...
... were woken up at
4:30am by a loud ‘Thud…thud’ It was so loud that the whole cabin vibrated. It
repeated at intervals of 5 or 10 minutes or more throughout the night: ‘Thud…thud’.
It sounded like a heavy trolley unsecured and crashing into something metallic but
as the cabin shook when this occurred we knew that couldn’t be the cause. The
sound seemed to be coming from behind the bulkhead. We reported this anomaly to
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