I am a theatre director and producer from the UK. My husband is british and I have 5 gorgeous children who I adore.
Both my parents are from Madeira and I was born in the beautiful town of Calheta. We emigrated to UK in the late 70’s.
The majesty of Madeira never ceases to leave me in awe and wanting to return year after year. I am addicted to photographing all the treasures Madeira has to offer, no 2 photographs have ever been the same and would like to share my family adventures in this beautiful island with you.
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My name is Aletta and I am born and raised in The Netherlands. I was born in 1965 in a town called Baarn, in the center of the country. In 2003 I moved to Ermelo, a village that is situated near the Veluwe, the largest natural and touristic region of Holland.
I like spending my time in the woods with my husband and my dog, an Australian Terrier. My hobbies are travelling, photography, spinning, step biking and music.
The picture in my bio was taken during my last visit to Madeira, at New Year’s day 2016 in Funchal. Love Madeira!
In December/January I visited the island of Madeira for the third time. I have really fallen in love with its beautiful nature and lovely people. I have several friends who live on the island and one friend who is born in Funchal, but lives in Lisbon. I also travelled to the coast of Lisbon and made a round trip through the center and the Alentejo. Love Portugal too!
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My name is Jayne and I am 33 years of age and live in the UK.
I visited Madeira in 2013 and 2015 and absolutely love the island!
My hobbies are art, photography and architecture – among other things – and Madeira was full of all of these, providing plenty of inspiration for art and craft ideas for me to do!
I will be tweeting recommendations of places to visit and things to do, also using some of the many photographs that I have taken during both visits to Madeira to showcase the beauty of the island.
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I’m Aurélie, 26 year-old, born and raised in France. My parents are Maderian (from Ribeira Brava and Caniçal), but they immigrated in France 30 years ago. Half of my family is living in Madeira, so I visited Madeira several times.
Right now I’m living in Brasil, and enjoying a lot this country. Thus, I’ll maybe tweet about Madere and Brasil links ;)!
I’m found of music and I also like sports. As I studied economy and geopolitics I also want to share some information on Madeira economy/geopolitics aspects.
My lovely sister, Charlène and I, are going to show that Madeira is way more than Cristiano Ronaldo!!! Get ready !
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Hi, my name is Kayla Nóbrega and I am a Portuguese citizen. My parents are both born and raised in Caniçal Madeira. I will be your Levadeira for the week!
My parents both immigrated to USA when they were in their 20’s. I am 17 years old and ever since I was a little girl I’ve always been in love with Madeira and the beauty of the culture, friendly people and so much more!
I moved back to NY when I was 3. Ever since that me and my family always go back to Madeira to visit family every year and keep our heritage alive! I will tweet all about my roots and spread the beautiful culture of Madeira!
If you ever get a chance I would highly recommend coming to Madeira Island to explore and see how wonderful it really is!
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Hello there! We’re a married couple: Leónio from Madeira and Laia from Barcelona, Spain. We live and work in Barcelona but visit Madeira and enjoy its weather, food and beaches as much as we can (usually twice a year)!!
We love to explore different places and run a travelblog called lichivolador.blogspot.com. The main purpose is to help travelers planning their trips, talk about cool places we visited and discover new spots to stop by!
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I’m a 20 year old Canadian and Portuguese girl. My parents are both from Madeira Island, particularly Câmara de Lobos. I have been to the beautiful island seven times and I will continue to go throughout the years. It’s quite obvious why I love being there. It’s rich in culture, nature, and breathtaking views that only those who have been there can understand. I’m also a graduate makeup artist and side photographer. I enjoy the simple things and beauty in life.
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Hi! I’m Rúbrio, born and raised in the beautiful island of Madeira.
I’m a graphic designer and a trainer, passionate about art, heritage, history and poetry.
Madeira is my home and also my study subject, since I’ve always been interested about its histories and legends. In that sense, I’ve created a Facebook group dedicated to this theme: https://www.facebook.com/groups/fabulamadeira (in Portuguese).
If you love Madeira’s nature, you’ll also be fascinated by its histories and traditions.
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Hi! I’m Nádia. I’m a 29-year-old Work and Organizations psychologist working in the field of hospitality. I was born and raised in Madeira Island but I have lived for about 5 years in the mainland. During that time I missed the sea… I missed the sea a lot!
I’m a proud inhabitant of Madeira because of its diversity: I can surf in the ocean in the morning, do a picnic in the woods in the afternoon, do some shopping at the mall in the evening and dance at the disco through the night (yes, all of this in the same day!). This variety is also present in the landscapes, the traditions and (best of all) in the food!
Photography is my passion and it has allowed me to look into Madeira’s land and seascapes with more depth and complexity. You can check my photo project about Madeira at monochromisland.wordpress.com
My job at a hotel keeps me in touch with many different people and cultures. So if you do check-in at Vila Galé Santa Cruz please ask for me in the reception, I’ll be very pleased to give you a tour.
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Hi!/Ola! My name is Cristina. I am a 20 year old university student in the United States. My parents were born and raised in Madeira and they have brought me back to their homeland very often throughout my life. They both immigrated to the USA in their 20s.
My passion for my heritage began with my first trip to Madeira at only 3 years old. Since then, I have enjoyed the island’s beauty, culture, and friendly people. The island is perfect for individuals with a love of the outdoors with its beautiful beaches, hiking trails, and endless activities. Madeira Island will always keep me coming back.
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