To the german version Madeira 2017 november 14.-21.
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We had a room in the first floor of the Hotel Four Views Baia. There was a view over the erbary of the cook to a part of Funchal. The old fort is center of communication for the marines.
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A view between Miradouro (lookout) Curral das Freiras and village Eiro do Serrado into Curral das Freiras (valley of the nuns). Right foreground the treetops of the sweet chestnuts (castanhas).
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The way leads to westside, the named viewpoint Miradouro Curral das Freiras.
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Village Curral das Freiras: Gerlinde is standing at the topside of the staircase to go to the border of flowers.
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The village Curral das Freiras has many terraces along the slope.
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Two pictures of myself in high size give a picture in landscape format for tv-screen.
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Two pictures of myself in high size give a picture in landscape format for tv-screen.
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In the village Curral das Freiras the view into the valley and to the slopes of mountains with cottages.
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Curral das Freiras: Terraces and small places at the street are linked by staircases.
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Curral das Freiras: In the shop behind the yellow cab was tasting of 5 several liqueurs. One was made from the sweet chestnuts. There is a chestnut cake too named Bolos da Castanha.
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Standing at the church in Monte, Funchal, views for the port/marina.
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From the church in Monte goes a sleepy street named Caminho do Monte. There is the famous sledging with baket-sleighs.
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The little bus brought us to the sledging start. Left at the lower picture side our driver is visible.
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We must wait for start sledging.
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I make a photographic picture of th church in Monte Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte.
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The start of sledging is not far now.
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This picture is falsed. During sledging the picture was made. At the target of sledging the printed picture is received and bought with 10 Euro. The scanned picture is filled into a picture file of another real picture here!
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Folklore evening with dinner in the restaurant "The Vine Arbour" (= A Parreira). A Parreira (scan of the paper below the plate).
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The meat to eat is to drag from the spits (espada).
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I made a foto by selftimer of the camera. The camera was sitting at a chair at the stage.
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This picture is bought and scanned again. Gerlindes takes meat from the spit.
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Now the group of folklore, Grupo do Folclore do Centro Cultural de Santo Antonio, makes program. We bought the CD Romarias de Santo Antonio with 14 song.
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Stop during bus driving to the hotel. Without tripod the picture is blurred by camera shake.
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The southern part of the hotel Four Views Baia with a hill of Funchal seen from a fire save staircase.
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A private bus trip to Camara dos Lobos at thursday. We saw to the village from that place where Winston Churchill has painted his pictures.
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In Camara dos Lobos the trade in fishing is living still.
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Place for parking cars in Camara dos Lobos without many tourists. An opportunity to make fotos with flowers in the background.
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A base for camera was here to make a foto by selftimer.
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Good coulored ship in the port of Camara dos Lobos. Is there living someone at the ship?
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Often we have seen the lizards at suny stones.
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Camara dos Lobos, western coast side with promenade in concrete.
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In a little bay the waves bounce together to splash upwards the water.
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We said homorous "Schaluppe" for Santa Maria de Colombo. It is for leasing to cross between Funchal and Camara dos Lobos. We had seen it in 1998 already.
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Nearly all stones are volcanic. No good stones for collectors of minerals.
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I arrived this terrace by fire save staircase. It is the roof of the dinner saloon of the hotel and I got a good view to Funchal.
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Fryday: Half day trip Magic Funchal, first the market hall.
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In the market hall, foto by Gerl.
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In the market hall, foto by Gerl.
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Funchal, sea promenade with view of the city, foto by Gerl.
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Funchal, sea promenade with view of the arriving public busses, foto by Gerl.
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Ropeway to Monte, Teleférico do Monte.
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I was waiting until the the ropeway has shown two cabines.
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Ropeway to Monte, Teleférico do Monte, foto by Gerl.
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Saturday: Full day trip: Magic Mountains, Laurel Forest & Straw Houses
The wattled animals are no longer in manufactoring in Camacha.
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There are no masters for wattled animals in Camacha still.
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I lionize the Rhododendron in tree shape in Camacha.
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The flowers of the Rhododendron in Camacha give rememberings for Ireland to us.
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From the mountain Pico do Arieiro (1818 meters) a hiking way leads to the Pico do Ruivo (1862 meters).
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I walked only about 100 yards along this way to look for the Pico do Arieiro.
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The little trauts in Reibeiro Frio. The coldness of this place was not so strong like 1998.
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The tree ferns in Reibeiro Frio remember myself for the tree ferns of the acores.
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The Faisca Snack Bar is assigned to Ribeiro Frio. We should taste the Poncha. I walked at the way Caminho do Ribeiro Frio upwards.
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I am observed at the way upwards.
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My going back. I see the flower of Maracuja. Later we adept that Maracuja is nearly weed.
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The day trip is with dinner and vine in the Restaurante e Hotel O Colmo booked. We must buy an folder with foto again.
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Now the famous houses of straw are the target in Santana. A man standing at the rigth was cutting during life out of the picture!
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Santana: The straw roofs must after 5 until 6 years made new with high costs. Therefore the are not more common in Madeira.
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Santana: Flowers Strelitzia and houses with straw roofs give a good picture.
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Santana: Flowers Hortensia nearby of the straw houses.
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There are people living in this house. Its to expierience by the antenna of the other house.
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Should be elephant ear or yam? Foto by Gerl.
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Northeast of Madeira. Mountain's crest with viewpoint for tourists. View southewest to the airport.
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Northeast of Madeira near Machico und Caniçal : View northwest to crests and steep banks.
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Near Machico and Caniçal: Busses and cars bring visitors. At the top a bridal pair.
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Near Machico and Caniçal: View over the busses to the main island. Wind gives some percent of energy needed.
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The bridal pair with th photographer, zoomed by Gerl.
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Sunday: Half day trip Vale Paraiso and Camacha: At walking along the Levada, but Levada was dry. Now we look for this camelia.
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Who not comes with a ship must fly to arrive Madeira island!
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Flower/plant monstera, Gerlinde made the foto because blooming.
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Yellow flowers!
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For sale, we think about for order to Hendrik to build here too! Foto by Grd.
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Many flowers, Gerlinde made more fotos.
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Azalee?
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We are in Camache again and look for flowers not for wattled animals.
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Even the little church is to high for a landscape picture in Camacha!
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View from our room in the hotel. Later at home in Dresden I found the information about the Old Fort.
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Walking along the Levada dos Ilhéus in Funchal. The water flows in pipes to the Bananas.
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Drive in to the hotel: Three bushes of blue berries (planted).
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We saw the little banana tree blooming there.
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Something is written, often it is not enough!
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Monday: Full day trip The westside of Madeira until Porto Moniz: Camara dos Lobos we know already.
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Cabo Girão, I have no fable for the feets of tourists at the glass soil (foto by Gerlinde).
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Cabo Girão: Very high about the sea, foto by Gerlinde.
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Form a viewpoint higher Ilook to the viewpoint Cabo Girão.
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Cabo Girão: Without tourists I can look to Camara dos Lobos and Funchal.
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At the eastside of the bay of Ribeira Brava is a circular stair to arrive a viepoint for the oversee about the village.
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Ribeira Brava: Western coast view.
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Ribeira Brava: Once more looking to the village.
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Bus stop for fotos near Paul da Serra.
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Porto Moniz, a sea bath at the northwest coast. In the Restaurante Mar A Vista we got omelette.
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Porto Moniz has built promenades and places for parking.
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Porto Moniz: mirror picture in the still water.
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The elephant's trunk is good for fotos.
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Gerlinde at the elephant's trunk.
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Porto Moniz: This sea mole was not here in the year 1998.
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Porto Moniz: We do not know if the cascade (array of watersteps) has an an ecomical purpose.
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Porto Moniz: If needy the helicopter must start from here to bring ill persons to Funchal.
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Porto Moniz: The footbridge was not here in the year 1998.
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Porto Moniz: The restaurant Cachalote was here already.
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15:00 start of bus, Gerlinde made a foto with flowers again.
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The old coast street eastern of Porte Moniz is replaced by tunnels. Here at the waterfall Die alte Uferstraße östlich von Porto Moniz ist durch Tunnel ersetzt. Hier am Wasserfall Bridal Veil a little part leadfs to a viewpoint.
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We met the english family Henderson some times in the dinning saloon at evening. William is born 1926.
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Kathleen is born 1932. They have many years more.
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They like to show images from the hotels in the vacancies. We like to show pictures of our children and grandchildren.
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Gerd Becker and Kathleen Henderson.
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The last foto in the foyer of the hotel.
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They will be at the canarian islands in 2018 january. We had wished a good journey.
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Tuesday - day of flying home: Walking to the city with foto of flowers in the English Cemetery at Rua da Carreira.
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We have been going for buy tee of acores. The foto of the cathedral should come with.
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Funchal: Zarco, the explorer of the island and the portugeese earthglobe at the bankhouse.
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Funchal: I made a second foto with the explorer Zarco.
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It was a good idea to make a foto with the red blooming tree, the hotel Four Views Baia and with Gerlinde.
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The yellow blooming tree was eyecatcher too. The picture is changed by brightness to see the flowers better.
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At the hotel drive in strelitzia was standing too.
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We are waiting for the departure for the flight home at 14:45 o clock. Again we see the Old Fort.
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Flying departure was 17:35 GMT from the airport in Santa Crux. We arrived our home in Dresden at midnight MET.
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Translated from german to english
at 2018 march 09
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