madeira news blog 1004 elaine west dolphin water chute in Santa CruzDolphin water chute in Santa Cruz.

From Paul :

The Portuguese divide football coaches into two types: the smart and the scientific and the analytical, detailed, more programmed. The UK … Read more

madeira news blog 1004 dave North Coast at Ribeira da Janela 1 North Coast at Ribeira da Janela

Several contributions below from Paul :

EU PASSENGER RIGHTS LAW. Volcanic eruption is proving a major test for EU law, while many travellers have Read more

madeira news blog 1003 tobi spring flower Spring flower

3 News stories from Paul :

Portuguese success at the European Judo Championships, Vienna!

Portugal’s Joao Pina has won the gold medal in the -73 weight category with … Read more

madeira news blog 1003 tobi mini motor bikesMini motor bikes

Tobi, as well as sending the photo, also sent me a link to Don’s blog, where there is a feature that tells us all the reasons why … Read more

madeira news blog 1003 tobi hanglider

4 contributions from Paul : 

Doze pontos! – “Há dias assim" – There are days like these

Que nos deixam sós – That leave us alone

A alma vazia Read more

madeira news blog 1003 tobi funchal new sea front all the earth has been leveled now From Tobi : "Funchal new sea front, all the earth has been levelled now".

Nice sunny day for the Flower Festival, have loaded my photos here HERE … Tobi… Read more

madeira news blog 1003 tobi cruise ship From Tobi.

From Paul :

Python & Chaplin in Madeira!

2 of the great names of world cinema, Geraldine Chaplin e Terry Jones are due to arrive in Madeira on … Read more

madeira news blog 1003 rita Looking down into Nuns Valley Photo from Rita : Looking down into Nuns Valley.

This from Elaine (West) from Wednesday’s Diário de Notícias :

Earth Water’ begins to be sold this week in Madeira. Read more

madeira news blog 1004 rita Quinta Boa Vista 1 From Rita : "Der – with the flower festival coming up I know you will be inundated with photos but I have had a visitor these last two weeks who … Read more

madeira news blog 1004 paul ribeira brava Photo of Ribeira Brava beach and the following are from Paul :

 

‘Expresso’ slideshow: Madeira 50 days after the tragedy

The slideshow includes shots of Funchal, Ribeira Brava … Read more

madeira news blog 1003 rita Inclement weather view"Inclement weather view" from Rita

From the BBC : The European Central Bank (ECB) has kept the eurozone interest rate at its record-low level of 1% for the 11th month Read more

madeira news blog 1003 pete funchal hang glidersFunchal – hang gliders

This from Elaine (West) : Translation from today’s Jornal da Madeira.

Litter of nine dogs found in a container. A litter of nine dogs was found … Read more

madeira news blog 1004 tom the now defunct cable car to the ghost village near Achadas da Cruz 1

From Tom :   "The now defunct cable car to the ghost village near Achadas da Cruz. Scary to ride 450 meters of almost vertical ride. I do not know if … Read more

madeira news blog 1003 People looking around on sunny a day at Casino car boot sale Funchal 1 From Pete : People looking around on sunny a day at Casino car boot sale Funchal.

From Paul : Flights Norwich to Madeira: start 13 May.

image caption: Budget airline Read more

madeira news blog 1003 elaine E full moon over ribeira brava monday 29 March 2010

Full moon over Ribeira Brava Monday 29 March 2010

Photo from Elaine, and article from Saturday’s Jornal da Madeira:

Kennel / cattery with veterinarian from September. The kennel / cattery … Read more

madeira news blog 1003 pete  I stand there and hold it backPhoto from Pete  …  "I stand there and hold it back".

More from Paul on the whale show off Calheta :

5 of the largest living predators off Calheta coast! Read more

Today’s photo from Rita … Prickly pear at Ribeira Brava viewpoint

madeira news blog 1003 rita Prickly pear at Ribeira Brava viewpoint

Madeira smaller life        from Pete

From Paul : Whales: more off the Calheta coast in March! “What doesn’t Read more

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