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The Incredible Landscapes of Madeira: A Photo Essay

Madeira is a dynamic and breathtaking Portuguese island off the coast of Africa. It’s only 35 miles long and 14 miles wide, but has a plethora of amazing landscapes to explore, from mountains to ancient forests to terraced valleys and dramatic coastlines. This photo essay is a tribute to the beauty of this small, awe-inspiring island. Sitting in the North Atlantic Ocean, in a Mediterranean climate, it’s a relatively undiscovered oasis for the landscape and nature lover. Andy and I …

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Everything You Need to Know About Walking in Madeira

We rolled to a stop in the small car park at Sao Lourenco just before 7am. The sun was beginning to rise and it illuminated the sky with brilliant pinks and purples. Squat fern trees were silhouetted against the blaze and a soft morning fog drifted across the landscape. We were going walking in Madeira and we couldn’t wait! Madeira is a small volcanic island in the North Atlantic Ocean, just off the coast of Africa. It’s a haven for …