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Janneke Kaim

Olá! I am Janneke Kaim, 32 years old and I live in the Netherlands, in a beautiful area close to Amsterdam. I am working as a social media manager, I am married to Peter and we have four cats. I love to make a long walk in nature, to sport in the swimming pool or […]

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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 […]

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Hilda Andrade

Bom Dia ! My name is Hilda Andrade and I am thrilled and honoured to be a part of a group of these amazing Levadeiros I was born in Toronto, Ontario Canada and my parents and husband are from Sao Miguel, Azores. Portugal has always had a warm place in my heart! I am a […]

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Sandra and Brian

We are based in the UK and made our first visit to Madeira 15 years ago. We wanted to visit for the flowers and the climate. We visited again in November 2006 and then in April 2009. This April 2009 visit was planned so that we could be in Madeira for the Annual Flower Festival […]

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John Starns

Hello, My name is John, I’m a photographer living in the UK. My family have owned property in Madeira for over twenty years and I have holidayed on the island on a number of occasions and absolutely love being there. During my week as Levadeiro of @Madeira I will be tweeting a number of beautiful […]

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Cristina

My name is Cristina and I am from Madeira. 5 years ago I had to leave to Lisbon so I could get my degree and now I am working on a ONG. Being far away from home made me realize how lucky I am to be Madeirense and how truly special and magical Madeira is. […]

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Dina Yates

Hello, 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 […]

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Aletta

Bom día! 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 […]

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Jayne Deeley

Ola! 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 […]

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Aurélie

Ola ! 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, […]