Levadeiros of Madeira

Welcome to the project Levadeiros of Madeira

Learn and discover Madeira Island through the eyes of a Madeiran (or Madeira-lover). Let the Levadeiro guide you through the (web) channels that our island has to offer and discover the (hidden) beauties of the culture, nature, history and the people.


Interview with Nick Riley

Nick Riley (Nicholas John Riley from UK is @rileynick on Twitter, and he was recently our guest curator (aka Levadeiro) for the Madeira Island Twitter account (@Madeira). We interviewed him asking a few questions about the experience he had curating the account.

Nick Riley

My name is Nick Riley (Nicholas John Riley – but only when I’m being told off!!) I am a Landscape Architect from the UK – won an RHS Chelsea Gold Medal in 2014 with my friend John Everiss – I raised the £46k we needed to do the garden and the sustainability plan for its …