Madeira, Portugal Newswire

Madeira, Portugal Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Madeira, Portugal.

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  1. Jesuit College and ChurchRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    The construction of the Jesuit college started in 1599 after several internal disagreements on the building project had been settled. In 1624 the foundation stone for the church was laid and by 1647 the Igreja do Colegio was already finished.

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  2. Culture, creativity and colour in Madeira Harriet Ruck,Thamesview schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Local London

    Madeira is a region close to Portugal; it is full of culture and unique surprises around every corner. I visited this island on the 10th February and returned on the 15th of February, and I hated leaving this hidden island.

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  3. 'The Doctor'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TrekEarth

    Captured in a street near the centre of Funchal in Madeira, an island off the coast of Morocco. The statue is that of a Portuguese doctor and writer, Joaquim Guilherme Gomes Coelho, born and died Porto in mainland Portugal .

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  4. 'Waiting for the next service'Read the original story

    Friday | TrekEarth

    Captured in a street near the centre of Funchal in Madeira, an island off the coast of Morocco whose mild climate allows for outdoor dining on a significant number of days throughout the year. Funchal is the largest city, the municipal seat and the capital of Portugal's Autonomous Region of Madeira.

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  5. The week's best deals around the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Washington Post

    European Waterways is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its L'Art de Vivre hotel barge with 20 percent off 2017 cruises. The luxury eight-passenger vessel spends a week cruising near the Burgundy region of France.

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  6. For two unconventional travelers, a getaway to the AzoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Washington Post

    The author's husband snapped what she called "the most breathtaking view we've ever seen" at Lagoa das Sete Cidades. Where, when, why: Last September, my husband and I spent a week visiting two Portuguese islands in the North Atlantic Ocean: Sao Miguel and Madeira of the Azores.

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  7. 'Contraflow'Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | TrekEarth

    Seen in the back streets of Funchal, Madeira. Funchal is the largest city, the municipal seat and the capital of Portugal's Autonomous Region of Madeira.

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  8. Another lookRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 19 | TrekEarth

    Time for a second visit to Funchal Cathedral, which was closed when I first saw it. The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Funchal, which encompasses all of the Autonomous Region of Madeira.

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  9. A return visitRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | TrekEarth

    Time for a second visit to Funchal Cathedral, which was closed when I first saw it. The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Funchal, which encompasses all of the Autonomous Region of Madeira.

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  10. The haberdasherRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | TrekEarth

    Seen in one of the main shopping streets in Funchal, Madeira, an old style haberdasher's store. A haberdasher is a person who sells small articles for sewing, such as buttons, ribbons, zips etc.

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  11. Looking into the Farmers' MarketRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | TrekEarth

    The Farmers' Market, in the Funchal's city centre, was dedicated on 24th November 1940. The project designed by Edmundo Tavares , features 'New State' architecture, and reflects the intention to make it the major supply point of the city.

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  12. In need of some tlcRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | TrekEarth

    Seen whilst wandering through old Funchal. For non English speakers 'tlc' stands for 'tender loving care'.

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  13. Cafe CultureRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | TrekEarth

    Funchal is a city with lots of pavement cafes and bars much frequented by locals and tourists alike. This is one of them.

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  14. Entrance to the cathedralRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | TrekEarth

    A partial view of the facade of Funchal Cathedral. The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Funchal, which encompasses all of the Autonomous Region of Madeira.

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  15. Street scene, FunchalRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | TrekEarth

    A square in downtown Funchal; that features the Bank of Portugal and a statue of Joao Goncalves Zarco. Zarco was a Portuguese explorer who established settlements on and recognition of the Madeira Islands, and was appointed first captain of Funchal by Henry the Navigator.

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  16. Palace of Saint LaurenceRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | TrekEarth

    First in a series of pictures taken on a week's holiday in Madeira. This one features a former fortress and palace in the capital Funchal.

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  17. Easyjet flight to Portugal declares emergency after takeoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Southport Visiter

    Flight EZY1971 from Manchester to Funchal is believed to be returning to Manchester. Visiter.co.uk has received report the return is due to a cargo door being open.

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  18. The 'little bee' who always cried - the story of young Ronaldo's path to greatness in MadeiraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Goal.com

    On his 32nd birthday, here's our visit to the Real Madrid forward's birthplace where we traced his journey to becoming the best player in the world Cristiano Ronaldo has come a long way. European champion with club and country in 2016, fresh from signing a new contract with Real Madrid and winning the FIFA World Player of the Year award, life gets better and better for a forward celebrating his 32nd birthday.

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  19. The 'little bee' who always cried - the story of young Ronaldo's path to greatness in MadeiraRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 5 | Sporting News

    On his 32nd birthday, here's our visit to the Real Madrid forward's birthplace where we traced his journey to becoming the best player in the world Cristiano Ronaldo has come a long way. European champion with club and country in 2016, fresh from signing a new contract with Real Madrid and winning the FIFA World Player of the Year award, life gets better and better for a forward celebrating his 32nd birthday.

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  20. In this new-generation cruise ship, a library is the only thing missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Los Angeles Times

    Though sailings today are not the events they were in the heyday of transatlantic liners - bon voyage parties, streamers and waving crowds on the wharf - I try never to miss a cruise ship's undocking as it heads out on a voyage. Thus Laurel, my wife, and I were on the Sky Deck, as far up as we could get on the Koningsdam , Holland America Line 's newest and largest ship, for our sailing from Rome's port of Civitavecchia.

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