Tag Archives: Madeira

The Price of Beauty

Looking at its stunning setting by the Atlantic, and the cute little houses with rust-coloured roofs cropping out of a sea of greenery, you could easily believe that none could beat such outstanding beauty. And you would be right. Jardim … Continue reading

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The Aftermath #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

They tried to kill me in various ways But my resilient spirit left them in a daze They were crushed, and I, the winner, took it all While they regretted their madness, in taking that near-fatal call   They tried … Continue reading

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A Lazy Day in Prazeres #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

It was a foggy day, and the normally deep blue sea had merged seamlessly with the grey clouds and mist. In short, a perfect day for just lying in the blanket¬† and catching up on our reading, while drinking copious … Continue reading

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The Object of My Affection #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

The first time I saw her, I knew I had to make her mine. And so, I did everything in my power to get her for myself. However, what I had not bargained for was the attraction from undesirable elements … Continue reading

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The Makeover of Prazeres #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

The highway was empty, as usual, and my car spoke with the wind as it breezed towards Prazeres. ¬† Prazeres, my village for forty years, means ‘Pleasures’ in Portuguese, and as I entered the village, I could see why. Flowers … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Kitties #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

Seated in a restaurant with terrible food but terrific views of Porto Moniz, Madeira, we suddenly got distracted by a beautiful cat, walking calmly along the narrow edge of the wall like it was a broad promenade on which she … Continue reading

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A Brief History of the World #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

Grandpa Marco was surrounded by his numerous grandkids, and was taking great joy in ‘reluctantly’ telling them their history, and the role he had played in creating it. It was that time of the millennium again, Grandpa Marco said, when … Continue reading

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