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FAST downhill exit

A unique-to-Madeira, crazy, and really fun way to get back down to the city center from the Monte Palace Tropical Gardens is to take a basket toboggan ride down. Or, you can walk down the very steep and narrow streets … Continue reading

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Visit to Monte Garden – just don’t expect to see many flowers in August

Our guess was confirmed. We made a trip up to the Garden, paid a €10 p.p. entrance fee, and found  only a few plant and tree species were in bloom in August. Despite a visit in the “wrong season,” we had a … Continue reading

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