Day 105, April 20: The Madeira Islands of Portugal in the Atlantic Ocean always piqued my interest for various reasons, including the association to the Lost Continent of Atlantis from Plato’s writings. While not likely that this was Atlantis (Santorini in Greece is considered most probable) it is, as our travel guide Barbara said, “romantic… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
A few days ago we visited Funchal, Madeira, part of Portugal that is well-known as a Port wine place, as well as the flower island of Portugal. The city was nice, clean and friendly. I bought some wines and souvenirs, and enjoyed the scenery and wonderful weather. It’s a nice place to be added on… read more of “Magnificent Sights…”
HAL guest Sergio Ferreira shared with us these great photos of Nieuw Amsterdam at Funchal, Madeira. Thanks, Sergio!