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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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Interview

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.

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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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Interview

Interview with Hilda Andrade

Hilda Andrade from Canada is @rustysheba on Twitter, and she was recently a guest curator (aka Levadeira) for the Madeira Island Twitter account @Madeira. We interviewed them asking a few questions about the experience she had curating the account.

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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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Interview

Interview with Sandra and Brian

Sandra and Brain of @mfarmersmarket (on Twitter) visited Madeira Island several times and are planning, when possible, to come again soon. They applied to be guest curators (aka Levadeiros) for 2 weeks of the Madeira Island Twitter account (@Madeira). We interviewed them asking a few questions about the experience they had curating the Twitter account.

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levadeiros

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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levadeiros

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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Legendary Travel DMC Madeira

We are a Destination Management Company based in Madeira Island, specialized in the organization and coordination of tour packages, guided walks, thematic tours and tailor made programs across Madeira archipelago for groups and individuals. We are honored to be given the opportunity to curate the @Madeira Twitter account for a week. We will be tweeting […]

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levadeiros

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. […]