TripAdvisor Reviews Villa Ventura Madeira
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... of tissue paper in them. The main town of Funchal was old and interesting. Lots of people selling fruit in the street, particularly strawberries and cherries. And very cheap. About €2.50 per kg - that's about $3.50! Cobblestone pavements everywhere. Food was also great in the restaurants, particularly the seafood. Fish was delicious, and especially the fish stew they make. I enjoyed the grilled sardines. Desserts and cakes were ridiculous, but I ...
... consumption, and electricity generation. Being a more modern contruction, this tunnel was a higher one so didn’t involve the long distance squatting and ducking to avoid bumping my head the way as required for the tunnels on the walk along the older levada. There are no lights in the tunnels, so having a torch/flashlight of some sort is essential. Fortunately, I always travel with a small headlight I use for setting up my tent when I’m camping.
... 8217;s traditional!
Our lodging for the night was at Hotel Colmo in a village
named Santana, one of the highest altitude towns on the island at over 600
meters. Santana is known for its significant number of traditional small
A-frame farmhouses with thatched roofs and painted bright colors (mostly red, white,
and light blue). Nowadays no one actually lives in houses of that style
anymore, but they’re very cute and mostly used as ...
... and there we faced lots and lots of stairs, actually the stairs were quite good compared to some we have been in other places. The views were breathtaking. Right up the top was a glass platform that jutted out 589 metres over the top of the cliff. The Platform is on the highest sea-cliff in Europe and the second highest in the world. I thought that I handled the height pretty well and I can now say that I have been on the 2 highest glass platforms in the world, the other ...
... now been identified (clue: NOT Kaye or Roisin!!)
I have been taking pain killers and anti-inflammatories for
the past few days so the champagne I won the other night remains unopened. I
did promise the rest of the trivia team that I would bring the champagne to
this evening’s trivia but due to my medication decided to postpone the
celebration until a later date. Anita from Gibraltar looked somewhat
disappointed as she was sat there clutching her ...