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Good morning from a very sunny Funchal, Madeira. We were along side at around 07:30 this morning. This is half an hour early than scheduled, and is some what surprising, given that the captain had disembarked and was waterskiing behind Britannia as we were coming into port. As this is Britannia's maiden call at Funchal, the Port Authority have given a Plaque which will be displayed inside Britannia. The authority agents embarked ...
DAY15 - March 27, 2015
DAY 16 - March 28, 2015
FUNCHAL, MADEIRA, PORTUGAL
Our second time in Madeira and it didn't disappoint.
Last time we toured the island so this time we decided to take in the downtown 'in depth'. The sun shone and it was a good decision.
First we headed 'up the hill' to the suburb of Monte to take in the view from 'on ...
Today is beautiful we are enjoying the smallest country in the world,Madeira. We're at the MacCafe for a nice cappuccino and free internet. We plan to walk around before we have to get back on board for yet another sea day. I'll report about the wonders of sea days ...
... turn signed to Apresentacao. Follow this road up until you reach the brown Levada Nova sign and park carefully. The walk starts off gently for 10mins then you pass through a short tunnel, smartphone lighting will get you through. Once the other side of the ridge the trail becomes a little more precipitous but the views are great - about 40mins to the picnic spot at Tabua river ...
... in the sun and take a nice swim. There are nicely done and usually have one or two rafts in the water that you can swim to.
We walked down what seemed to be the ritzy hotel strip (think Surfer's Paradise/Gold Coast on a smaller scale). We got to a private swim club, but that's not the one we were looking for. With directions from a nice man, we walked along the coast back toward Funchal, and, in no time, came to the public swim club. As they do on Madeira, we laid our towels ...
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