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April 20, 2017
by Jingsandthings
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Madeira Wine – Rooted in history

One of the many advantages on an apartment in the centre of Funchal are the number of places that can be visited without walking far. The old part of Funchal with its narrow streets and houses with wrought iron balconies … Continue reading

April 3, 2017
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And then there were clowns

In the week before carnival the broad boulevard beside our apartment turned into a riotous mass of swirling shapes and colour. Madeira was in party mood. Read more at http://jingsandthings.wordpress.com

February 13, 2016
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February 14th

February 14th. St Valentine’s Day. But who was St Valentine and why do we celebrate it as a lovers’ day with red hearts, roses and sloppy cards? St Valentine was a Catholic saint, or according to some sources one of … Continue reading

January 19, 2016
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Exhilarating

The boat was a Turkish gulet, twenty-three metres in length, called Bonita da Madeira, made from rich coloured woods and stainless steel, with masts that soared towards the sky. At the stern, we lounged on blue plastic covered mattresses formed … Continue reading