MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE MADEIRA ISLANDS

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MYTHS & LEGENDS OF THE MADEIRA ISLANDS Stories of islands in the Atlantic Ocean, legendary and otherwise, had been reported since classical antiquity. Utopian tales of the Fortunate Isles (or Isles of the Blest) were sung by poets like Homer and Horace. Plato articulated the legend of Atlantis. Ancient writers like Plutarch, Strabo and, more […]

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NATURE CULTURE IN PORTO SANTO

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PORTO SANTO – MADEIRA ISLANDS Porto Santo is the smaller of the inhabited islands of the Madeira Archipelago. It has a rugged volcanic moonscape with no vegetation apart from palm trees and vineyards, few buildings and a long golden beach lapped by a turquoise sea. It is Europe’s only desert island.   THE HISTORY & […]

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