Levada walking and Clube Nautico Silves

Last Christmas Eve we walked the levada near Silves for the first time. In July, we enjoyed the route for a second time and our friend Jörg introduced us to the fabulous Clube Nautico Silves. Well, it would appear we … Continued

Levada walking in Silves

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We always loved walking Madeira’s numerous levadas; however, it wasn’t until Harri bought a new hiking book that we learned there was a levada in nearby Silves. For the uninitiated, levadas are water channels built to irrigate large areas of … Continued

Afternoon stroll to Praia Grande de Pêra

We decided to skip the hiking this weekend and head to the beach: Praia Grande de Pêra to be precise. Just to be clear, this isn’t the stretch of beach closest to our home in Armação de Pêra (which is … Continued