Hotel Alpino Atlantico
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
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... and modern, still exists and employs about 400 people in their maintenance. The levadas have a very shallow gradient, just steep enough for the water to flow, and many of the trails alongside them for maintenance make for relatively level pleasant and easy walking.
Our first levada hike was on the north side of the island near Santa Ana from a village named Quiemadas to a waterfall named Caldeirao Verde. The walk started out easy ...
... the Madeiran cocktail made of local rum,
juice from fresh lemons, and honey. Sugarcane was at times a major crop on the
island but is now only grown on a small scale and mostly used to produce rum.
What’s unique about the distillery we visited is that it uses entirely 19th
century equipment and methods, sort an artisanal boutique operation with a lot
of manual labor.
The distillery was followed by a snack stop at a ...
... were Koalas and Drop Bears.
After a walk around we were back in the taxi heading towards Monte, there we walked the stairs to Nossa Senhora Do Monte. We had a great view of the town and surrounding area. There was even a town in the middle of an inactive volcano approx. 2ks away. This is a very pretty place with outstanding views. The cliff faces were amazing. As everywhere we went today the paths were uneven, mostly cobble stone.
Then we went for a drive ...
... rke A in lesenim opažem v notranjosti so tipična za Madeiro. Pobarvane so v živahne rdeče-rumeno-modre kombinacije. Belo pobarvana hiška, rdeča vrata in modro obarvana okna. Imaš občutek, kot da si prišel v pravljično deželo.
Vas ohranja s slamo krite tradicionalne trikotne hiške, od katerih je nekaj prenovljenih, prebarvanih in odprtih za ...
A couple random observations about Madeira:
Even though English has no official place here almost everyone we have met speaks at least some, and most speak it pretty well. We have four theories to explain it. 1) More and more people speak English everywhere these days 2) As a cruise ship port they receive their fair share of English speaking visitors 3) Portuguese is a seriously ridiculous language to speak or understand so they just ...