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About Madeira Last Updated: Jun 28, 2008 - 12:29:23 AM


About Madeira : Places in Madeira
Introduction - Apr 21, 2007 - 10:22:53 PM
Introduction to our presentation of places in Madeira.
About Madeira : History
The Quintas of Madeira and Portugal today - a socio-political reflection - Jun 10, 2008 - 10:42:16 AM
Quintas in Madeira and Portugal have undergone many changes in their socio-political status over the centuries. The importance of the Quinta as an important cultural icon of Portugal has seen a resurgence recently and many efforts have been made to recoup what little has been left intact. We provide a small introduction into its socio-politico past in this article.
Visiting Madeira
What is a "Quinta"? - Jun 10, 2008 - 10:20:33 AM
Quintas have become important jewels of Portuguese heritage and culture. For a long time, however, Madeira and Portugal struggled to identify with these "tokens" of a sometimes very difficult feudal and aristocratic past. Only recently have authorities undertaken efforts to preserve what was left of this precious manifestation of cultural treasure.
About Madeira : Fauna and Flora
The Mediterranean monk seal - Jun 7, 2008 - 1:38:43 AM
Almost committed to extinction the Meditteranean monk seal is making a slow but sure comeback from its fate. Read our introduction on this extraordinary and evasive mammal.
About Madeira : Geography
Madeira's Nature Reserve - Jun 6, 2008 - 10:51:13 PM
An introduction to the "Parque Natural da Madeira" - Madeira's first nature reserve.
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