Madeira, the Portuguese island about 800 km west of Casablanca, is well known for its overwhelming flowerage. Despite the flowers having been imported from all over the world some hundred years ago, it is a spectacular sight. And goes well together with the steep cliffs, volcanic mountains and misty rainforests. Overall, Madeira feels a bit like Hawaii. Only the great beaches are missing. This is the second part of our Madeira trip – it covers mainly walks in the central and northern area, in particular: the Levada dos Cedros, the Risco Waterfall, Calhau, Ribeira da Janela, the area around Sao Jorge, and some of theRead More →