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Difficult landings at Funchal Airport October 28

Watch these landings (or not) at Funchal Airport in Madeira

We have just returned from visiting Funchal in Madeira. Our flight had to be diverted to Tenerife on arriving due to severe cross winds. This You Tube video explains exactly why we did not land. This second video shows a perfect landing.  

October 24

Have a tour of Blandy’s Madeira Wine Lodge

Today we visited the Blandy Madeira wine lodge. This is situated in the centre of Funchal a short walk down from the presidential gardens. The Blandy wine company offers three tours at different prices each offering different things. We opted for the premium tour (middle) which included a tasting, explanation of vine to wine and […]

October 22

Have flambed steak in Funchal, Madeira

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