Scary animals in Madeira?

I do realise this is a bit of a scary header. But, rest assured, you have seldom read a more reassuring article on scary animals. Even though Madeira is a subtropical island, where all kinds of nasty critters would thrive because of the climate, there are no poisonous or otherwise dangerous animals in Madeira. For…

Happy 2023!

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From the stunning island Madeira we wish you all a very happy 2023, with the spectacular fireworks that mark the beginning of every year in Funchal. Enjoy the video, like we do, as a thick blanket of fog blocked the view from our high vantage point so we did not see a thing. Oh well,…

Happy New Year 2022

Some things change. As the pandemic continues. we did not go to see the new year’s fireworks in Funchal for the second time in a row. But some things don’t change: we stick to our new year’s tradition and send you a registration of the always spectacular fireworks of Madeira, that practically fill the complete…

We got the covid jab!

In spite of the fact that we were assured by the secretary of our local ‘Centro de Saúde’, and in spite of the fact that the national Portuguese government decreed that anyone who is in Portuguese territory, for whatever reason, is entitled to get the covid jab, we were pleasantly surprised by the phone call…