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Some more Wicker Creations
30 Apr – Funchal, Madeira

April 30th 2016
LAND HO! After a week at sea, we have come to the island of Madeira. This is the largest of an archipelago of islands, which are owned by Portugal and Funchal is the capitol. Just as was the case when we spent a day in the Azores in 2011, we again are technically visiting Portugal without actually landing on the European continent. Madeira is roughly 540 miles southwest of Lisbon, and is ab ... read more
Europe » Portugal

Portuguese Flag Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil a... ... read more
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