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May 10, 2019 - Madeira and Porto Santo

I’m almost at the end of my time on the islands of Madeira (8 nights) and Porto Santo (2 nights). So finally, it’s time for some stories of my visit here, supplementing the explosion of photos in my previous two posts about the tropical gardens and the flower festival in Funchal. Madeira and Porto Santo are celebrating 600 years of Portuguese rule. The Portuguese flag was raised on tiny Porto Santo in 1419 and on neighbouring Madeira in 1420. This was about 100 years before the Portuguese were the first European explorers to discover...

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