TAP flight attendant gets proposal in mid-flight!; Madeira’s nature is the biggest attraction for Finnish tourists; Seals off Madeira; Surfing in Portugal: Quiksilver Europe Boosts its Presence; The Portuguese Eurovision 2011: listen and vote!

Portugal and Madeira news from Paul Abbiati:

Vera Silva, a Portuguese flight attendant, got the surprise of her life when her boyfriend, Joao Vieira, proposed to her mid-flight

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXMIvJVWKsM

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News from Elaine:

News roundup 11/01/2011 – 14/01/2011
Although more passengers passed through the Port of Funchal last year, there were 108,687 fewer (- 4.8%) through Madeira Airport (annual total 2,239,353). In December, … Read more

Doctors optimistic that Madeira’s President can return; Mourinho wins first FIFA Coach of the Year award; The Euro; Madeiran Olympic canoeists compete in Poland; Cristiano Ronaldo: best player in history of football & Mourinho a genius; Saipem 7000 huge crane vessel off Funchal; First Portuguese-American elected state senator in New York; Portuguese journalist Carlos Castro murdered in US

Portugal & Madeira news from Paul Abbiati:

Doctors optimistic that Alberto João Jardim can return to his political career after heart attack

The Madeiran Diario Newspaper reports that doctors … Read more

Landing at Madeira Airport; Portuguese rider wins stage Dakar Rally; Paul do Mar ancient vereda walk; Portugal first commercial customer in Europe of 100% electric vehicle; Portuguese strawberry industry; Portugal’s newest museum? Côa Valley; Portugal bargain for travellers; Rise in Emigration: a bad thing?; 2010: best year for Portuguese Tourism

Portugal & Madeira news from Paul Abbiati:

Madeira Airport: exciting landing

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Dakar Rally: Portuguese Gonçalves wins stage 5

Yahoo/Eurosport report:

“Portugal’s Paulo Goncalves won the fifth stage … Read more

Portuguese President visits Madeira; The greatest Portuguese opera singer; Fernando Alonso holidays in Madeira region; The Temporary Vegetarian: A Portuguese Empada; Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho named ‘Man of the Year’ by ‘La Gazzetta dello Sport’; Portugal holidays: cheaper in 2011

Portugal & Madeira news from Paul Abbiati:

Portuguese President visits Madeira

The Portuguese President Cavaco Silva visits Madeira for 2 days before Portugal’s Presidential elections. Among many meetings and engagements … Read more

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