Madeira Island

Madeira Island, a great surprise!

Madeira Island is a gem in the middle of the Atlantic. It’s amazing how such a tiny place can have the nicest of people, hills that will make you wonder whether the car will make it or not and breath-taking sunsets.

I have numerous favourite spots and it’s just incredible how diverse the landscape is. You can stroll in the green woods, hike the desertic Ponta de São Lourenço and visit a volcano all in the same day.

The hike from Pico do Arieeiro to Pico Ruivo is unquestionably the best hike I were did and it’s totally worth it. Went proper tourist here and tried all the typical stuff: espetada, espada com banana, picado (favourite), poncha, passion fruit pudding and bolo do caco. To be back!

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