A shaky start to the Holiday April 20th 2018 Friday 20th
Jet2 airline now fly to Funchal, Madeira from our local airport at Stansted which meant we only had a 15 minute journey to the airport this morning.
We arrived very early for our 11am departure and surprised at so few people there were at check-in and security but we're not complaining, it gave us plenty of time to enjoy a leisurely breakfast.
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Europe » Portugal » Madeira 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