Levadas (of Madeira) are man made irrigation channels that form the veins and arteries of the Laurisilva where the precious and clear water born from its green heart is carried to the agricultural regions of the island. Today a network of up to 1400 kilometres of Levadas cover the island. They are not wider than … Continue reading
Do you remember this? On 4th of May (2006) a BASE Jump took place at the 2nd highest cliff of the world (580m) namely Cabo Girão here on Madeira island . But first lets answer the question … what is BASE Jump?
Google Street View is a service that is integrated with Google Maps and has become a very popular webtool. The service allows anyone to view and navigate through the web through the gallery of 360-degree images, taken at street level. Funchal’s streets, most Madeira towns and villages, … regional roads, landscape and even tunnels are … Continue reading
Interview with António Abreu, one of the members and creators of MADproductions. What is or who are MADproductions? MADproductions is all about the extreme sports practiced in Madeira Island. Our goal is to valorize young athletes, showing their skills to the extreme sports world community, mostly using photos, social networks and videos. Our other goal … Continue reading
The place where God kissed the world after creating it. Words that describes the location that is known as Madeira Island. To justify this sentence … here is a film made by Christian Mülhauser. Up to now (again) one of the most beautiful videos of Madeira Island that I came across on the Web. Madeira … Continue reading
The Rali Vinho da Madeira (Madeira Wine Rally) is a tarmac rally held in Madeira Island (Portugal). It is one of the biggest annual sporting event of the island, where professional drivers compete through the hilly terrain and the natural landscapes. The first edition of the Madeira Wine Rally was in 1959. Here are some … Continue reading
A simple instruction video in how to make your own Traditional Espetada Madeira style The beef is seasoned with garlic and sea-salt and then put on a skewer. It is then barbequed on a fire of wood. The skewer of a traditional espetada consists of a laurel stick — which can be found in abundance … Continue reading