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Introduction to parks and gardens of Funchal
- Jun 2, 2008 - 4:54:05 PM
The municipality of Funchal enjoys a stunning array of parks and gardens. In our short introduction we look at how many there are and what progress is being made to protect and expand this valuable resource in the capital.
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.
Getting married in Madeira
- Jun 8, 2008 - 8:48:01 PM
Foreign nationals wanting to get married in Madeira need to follow the legal requirements for being able to do so. Read what happened to Boris and Joanne and find out what to be prepared for before you travel to Madeira to tie the knot