A weekend of Flowers & Cars April 28th 2018 SATURDAY
Usually the children's parade is held on the day before the Flower Parade but due to poor weather last Saturday the event was rescheduled for this weekend
I wasn't able to get a grandstand view this time and I had expected perhaps that the children would have dressed up.
By the time I reached the municipal square, there seemed to be children with their parents, each child holding ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Madeira » Funchal 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