Above Funchal, on the way to Pico do Arieiro, is the suburb of Monte. Here, as in other places, the remains of the devastating forest fires of 2106 are still visible.
Madeira – Monte
Madeira – Locations20. June 2019
In this article I give some hints about the visited places and how the pictures were taken. Parque Infantil “Pico dos Barcelos” The Parque Infantil Pico dos Barcelos is a children’s playground with a small park and a restaurant. There is a parking lot directly in front of the entrance (but only about 20 parking spaces). […]
Madeira 2019 statistics17. June 2019
The total distance I recorded with my Garmin (without flight) is shown here: On Madeira, 2053 kilometres were covered over the 2 weeks. During this time I used 2 cameras with overlapping lenses. The Nikon D800 was mainly used in Funchal in the market hall and at the volcano visit. Otherwise the Nikon D850 was […]
Madeira – Pico Ruivo17. June 2019
The Pico Ruivo is with 1861m the highest mountain on Madeira. A well-developed hiking trail leads from the car park to the top of the mountain. The way was quite exhausting, especially the last 500 meters. After 2500 meters you reach the above shown house, approx. 500 meters before the summit (where it gets quite […]